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WATTPAD HELP! COMPETITION!

Published 12/04/2013 by Lily Crussell

I’ve had a couple of pieces of my work on Wattpad for a while, and ‘Love on the Run (From Zombies)’ is up to 3100 reads, which is great, but not enough. Please help spread the word about my work as Wattpad is completely FREE, and I’m hoping it will be a good forum for people to give feedback in the way of comments and votes.

My Profile is here;
http://www.wattpad.com/user/LilyCrussell

My newest (newest to be posted, I wrote it about five years ago!) Teen ficiton is ‘Little Blue Slips’
http://www.wattpad.com/story/4912874-little-blue-slips

‘Love on the Run….’
http://www.wattpad.com/story/2280395-love-on-the-run-from-zombies

Whoever promotes my profile and work the most via Wattpad will win a copy of ‘Dark Company’, bookmarks and a pen!
This is open for a month!

Love and hugs!
Lily x

Oh and before I forget;
BOOM! Decontamination Dance!
decontamination dance

Dark Company

Published 10/04/2013 by Lily Crussell

I ordered my copies of ‘Dark Company’; http://www.amazon.co.uk/Dark-Company-Collection-Various-Authors/dp/148196433X/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1365580732&sr=8-1&keywords=dark+company

http://www.amazon.com/Dark-Company-Collection-Various-Authors/dp/148196433X/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1365580754&sr=8-1&keywords=dark+company

My short story ‘Sweet Dreams’ is included. Please consider buying a copy as all the money raised goes to buildon.org which is a charity that works to ensure everyone has access to an education.

If you can’t afford it or don’t want it (how could you not?) PLEASE go click the little ‘Like’ button on Amazon, and promote it. This book came about due to all the authors involved being screwed over by a publisher (I’m sure you know who I’m talking about) and rather than let it destroy us (though that didn’t stop it hurting!) we produced something positive from it.

I will be giving away 5 copies, all of which I will sign if that’s what you would like. I will also include any random swag I have lying around such as bookmarks etc. What do you have to do to win? Promote the heck out of this book, Like it, tweet it, share it. Like the Facebook Page; https://www.facebook.com/DarkCompanyAnthology?ref=hl
Send people to my fan page; https://www.facebook.com/pages/Lily-Crussell/229502913788140?ref=hl You know the drill. Make sure people say that you sent them though! I will decide on an end date when I see how it goes as I know I’ve been out of the loop for a while. It’ll be a month or so. Go get promoting!

In other news, please be conscious of who you are adding as ‘friends’ on FB. Myself and the authors included in this collection have all had unwanted attention from a certain individual who has set up no end of fake profiles!

Also, who saw the Walking Dead Finale? Heh heh heh is all I will say.

Obligatory NR GIF; fyeah

He is so pretty!
Anyhoo, Love and hugs Lily x

P.S My name is spelt wrong in the book, so don’t search it via me name. It’s spelt Lily Crussel on Amazon, but we’re working to fix it x

And this, just because I can *dies* Oh my!
ReedusRichards

OOOOOH AND BEFORE I FORGET! I have been adding bits and pieces to Wattpad, so go check them out. My whole story ‘Little Blue Slips’ is up, along with all of ‘Love on the Run (From Zombies)’
http://www.wattpad.com/user/LilyCrussell
Share, Like, Comment. It’s all good x

Lost in the Ether

Published 02/04/2013 by Lily Crussell

I know, I’m useless. I know, I’ve neglected this whole area of my life. I know I should probably be flogged for it. I am truly sorry that I’ve been so sporadic, but with one thing or another I’ve been out of action;
-computer is being a complete nightmare and I can’t afford another. I wiped it etc etc and it’s still being rubbish.
-My shoulder is a mess which is making typing painful for more than a few minutes at a time. I’ve seen a physio, but I’m thinking I’m going to have to go back.
-Depression is back with a vengeance (not least caused by my shoulder because I can’t write, pole, ballet, gym etc etc)
-My work are trying to fire me.
-I quite honestly couldn’t face anything for quite a while.
The whole shabang with a certain publishing company hit me hell of a lot harder than I was willing to admit to myself and I completely lost any passion for writing, posting or even being a part of the community as I was feeling so dejected and fed up. I can’t say I feel particularly great at the moment, but I’ve posted a couple of bits on Wattpad so I don’t go completely crazy (Look up my name on there)
I have had a short story put in this amazing collection; http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/17233087-dark-company
and I haven’t even looked at it because I have been so utterly useless. I quite honestly can’t account for the last few months, but I’m pretty sure I spent a chunk of them staring at walls. I can not apologise enough as people have been amazing to me and I feel unreliable and selfish, but I still need to get my head together.
Love Lily x