paranormal romance

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FREE!

Published 18/07/2013 by Lily Crussell

My ebook is free from 18th-20th (inclusive) Just search Lily Crussell on Amazon! Spread the word!

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Love and Hugs Lily x

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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!
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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

Block and stupid wrists

Published 09/10/2012 by Lily Crussell

I was doing voluntary work at the primary school where my mum works and they had me covering and labelling books. I have no problem with boring repetitive jobs (all the more time to daydream about Norman Reedus) but it has caused me awful pains in my wrists. This means I can’t do any of the things I love I.E Pole (I’ve missed about three weeks now) or large amounts of typing. Not a happy bunny. This isn’t helped by the fact that the weather is rubbish! Grey skies from now until April I think urgh! On the plus side, I did see an awesome motivator that pointed out that girls don’t have to shave their legs until April lol. Unfortunately due to pole classes, I do shave. I shave more for my pole girls than I ever have for a guy. TMI, but c’est la vie. Can you tell I’m bored as I can’t write?

I’ve been reading a lot and finished ‘One Day’ by David Nicholls ridiculously quickly. It’s a sweet enough book and I’ll admit I did see a lot of myself in Emma Morley. Go read it, it’s good. I wasn’t happy with the ending, but there we go.

Other than not, nothing much to tell. The pubslush appeal has been ditched as it just wasn’t happening. I’m thinking of using Createspace to get ‘Of Darkness and Light’ into print, but I’m struggling with finding a cover designer. Don’t get me wrong, there are loads of talented peeps out there, but they’re not doing what I want. I’m picky, what can I say. I just figure if I’m going to do it, I should do it properly with something I am 100% happy with. If you know anyone awesome who can work within the constraints of createspace (I really have no clue how it works) get in contact. Bare in mind I’m poor so nothing ridiculously expensive, unless they will take a kidney as payment. I don’t smoke, drink or do drugs, so my kidney must be in pretty good condition. One careful owner….lol.

THE WALKING DEAD SEASON THREE IS COMING SOON! OMG OMG OMG! I have a sad, sad life lol

Love and Hugs

Lily x

 Oh yes, we will have more angry Dixons! Booyah! x

Wattpad! Love on the Run (From Zombies!)

Published 03/10/2012 by Lily Crussell

I’m so annoyed! I spent ages typing out a post and the comp gave up and lost it! Anyway! I have posted one of my works on wattpad. The first two chapters are up, be aware that they haven’t been copy edited or anything like that, so there will be mistakes. I wrote this about five years ago, but it’s been doing the rounds and had no luck! I’ll post more chapters if it’s popular. Please spread the word and let me know honestly what you think.

http://www.wattpad.com/7727195

Not sure how to link it properly as I’m blonde! There are posts on my FB anyway lol x

Lily x

FLANDUS FTW!

MORE magazine!

Published 10/09/2012 by Lily Crussell

I will be in an aritcle in MORE magazine (comes out tomorrow) obviously it won’t be under my pen name :O so you can see how boring my REAL name is 😦

The article is about asexuality, so is slightly adult in nature. I haven’t told anyone other than my parents and you guys so I will probably be getting some scared emails from people I know! For those who haven’t heard the term, Asexuality is a lack of desire or want of sexual relations. Essentially I want every other part of the relationship (kissing, cuddling etc) just not the sex part. I’ve been asked why I’m doing an article when I haven’t even told friends, but I want people to realise what it is. I live in a world where sex is forced down my throat from every direction, and it’s not particularly pleasant. Most people have never even heard of it, so I’m hoping to raise awareness.

Last Tue I went to London to do a photoshoot and interview in a Hotel in the psher area of London. I rocked up in a pair of jeans, getting appalled looks from the staff that worked there! Ooops! They spent over two hours doing makeup and hair, which was new for me as I’ve never had anything like that done before. I’m pretty rubbish at being a girl if I’m honest! The stylist put curls in my hair which I was waaaaaaaay too excited about! Once that was all done, the photos were taken. I’m not going to lie, I used to think models had an easy life, but I’ve learned it’s not much fun being contorted and twisted and being made to sit in painful positions for hours. I won’t be persuing a career in this field that’s for sure! The positions that looked ‘natural’ were ways I would never sit or lie as they were bent all over the place! Between shots, my hair would be fussed over, my clothes etc. Whilst it was a lot of fun for a one off, I couldn’t do it daily. I’d probably go crazy!

The hotel room had a gorgeous four poster bed and was ridiculously posh. I felt out of place just being there! All the staff were amasingly reassuring and sweet and they couldn’t have been more welcoming and friendly. Once the photos were done, and I managed to FINALLY get the skinniest skinny jeans in the world off, everyone left and it was time for the interview. That was surprisingly easy too as it was just like chatting to a friend. Everyone was wonderful as I’d been utterly terrfied! I wish I’d taken some photos of the room as there’s no way I’ll ever be in anywhere that posh again lol!

Anyhoo, if you’re UK, check it out tomorrow!

Love and hugs Lily x

Turning Points!

Published 20/08/2012 by Lily Crussell

Ok, another little bit from the writing course that I did about Turning Points. This is only a short one.

1. Set up/Scenario/status quo – Normality at the beginning of the story. Making the audience aware of what ‘normal’ is, so that when things change, it will be evident.

2. An inciting Incident – The ‘thing’ that changes everything. It can be hugely dramatic, or it can be something smaller. It doesn’t ahve to even be an event, it could be a changing of state fo mind.

3. A Number of Turning Points – The changes that make the action happen and lead to the conclusion (resulting in the character growing or changing.)

4. Climax – The point that everything has been leading to, usually a dramatic event of some kind. The reward for the build up.

5. Resolution – How everything changed / or went back to normal after the climax. This can be a change of view point or character traits may have changed.

Also, next giveaway at 1050 Likes on my FB page!

Love and Hugs

Lily x

Reedus Gif of the day;

 He’s all sleepy! Awwwwww x