Archive for June, 2013

Another extra–if you help!

Posted: June 30, 2013 by trudreamr in Book News, Extras
Not Yours: Bowen’s Point of View
Ms. Woods will release it when she reaches ANY of the following:
450 Facebook Likes,
200 ratings on (total between all 3 books),
75 Reviews on Amazon (total between all 3 books),
7500 followers on Twitter.

We can do it! Let’s earn this extra!


Friday, June 28

Posted: June 28, 2013 by trudreamr in FQFs: Five Question Fridays

Continuing with our series of short answer questions, here are the next five!

6. Can you do a split?

If I stretched for a couple of weeks I could. I’m old, but limber. 😉


7. How old were you when you learned how to ride a bike?



8. How many oceans have you swam in?

Four: Pacific, Atlantic, & Mediterranean. I did stick my feet in both the North Sea (bhrr) and Indian Ocean (on the shore of South Aftrica)


9. How many countries have you been to?

Fifteen: America, Canada, Mexico, England, Ireland, Scotland, France, Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, Romania, Malta, and South Africa. (16 if you count the Switzerland airport for a couple of looong layovers)


10. Is anyone in your family in the army?

My father was drafted for the Vietnam War and my grandfather drafted for WWII.

More art by Tia Martino

Posted: June 27, 2013 by trudreamr in Fan Art

This is a fan depiction of Watchers series’ main character, Aleria Hayes. Go Tia Martino!!


Friday, June 21–New series!

Posted: June 21, 2013 by trudreamr in FQFs: Five Question Fridays

Because my last post was the 100th post, we are initiating a ten week series for Five Question Fridays that includes short answer questions, instead of the usual either-or questions. Here is the first installment!

1. What’s your favorite candle scent?

A holiday mix with cinnamon, vanilla, and (a hint of) pine.


2. What female celebrity do you wish was your sister?

Zooey Deschanel


3. What male celebrity do you wish was your brother?

John Krasinski


4. How old do you think you’ll be when you get married?

I thought 25, but it ended up being 29.


5. Do you know a hoarder?

The mother of one of my friends in high school. The house was really

clean, but there were literal pathways through rooms with stacks towering

up to six feet high. Of course, we didn’t call it hoarding then.

Character drawing

Posted: June 20, 2013 by trudreamr in Fan Art

“The amazingly talented Yeonji Pak sketched this character concept drawing of Moloch for the book trailer.  She captured some amazing detail. The description is on page 35 of The Nexus. This is sketch one of two.” Moloch_Char_Design_1_by_Yeonji

Robin Woods’ name art

Posted: June 19, 2013 by trudreamr in Fan Art

The talented Tia Martino drew Robin Woods’ name! She promises more soon 😀 RobinWoodsName FanArt Tia Martino

Friday, June 14

Posted: June 14, 2013 by trudreamr in FQFs: Five Question Fridays

Happy summer! Keep cool, and don’t forget to send in questions for Robin Woods to answer!

Deserts or jungles?

Tiramisu or lemon cake? (Submitted by isinghygh)

Yoda or Gandalf?
That’s mean…sigh…Yoda. No one kill me. He has wizard-like skills, fights like a ninja, and sounds hilarious.

College or high school?
College (but as for myself, I loved both. I am such a nerd)

Valleys or mountaintops?

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