Believe it or not, Secret Heart will be turning 1 year old on October 11th! I'm planning a much longer post about what I learned my first year as a published author, but in meantime, I'm popping by to say that Secret Heart is on sale at Amazon for only .99! I'm not sure when … Continue reading Secret heart is on sale for .99!
June is Pride Month and to celebrate it I am donating all sales of SECRET HEART to GLSEN because I am passionate about teens finding a safe space in schools. After June I'll continue to donate part my sales to GLSEN as I have been since it was published last October. Over twenty years ago … Continue reading Giveaways!
2016 wasn't a total dumpster fire on a floating garbage barge. As the year comes to a close I'm ignoring the shitshow and focusing on the goodness that 2016 brought me like: Keeping and exceeding my New Year's Writing Resolutions to a) write 1 short story a month and b) submit at least one short … Continue reading End of the year recap
Bad News: There's a glitch on Amazon currently and the paperback edition of SECRET HEART is not available, only the ebook version is. Working with Amazon to fix it. Good News: If you live in Seattle (or know someone who does) you can find the book at Third Place Books, University Bookstore (Mill Creek), … Continue reading Bad news, good news, and a giveaway.
Here we are nearly 1/2 of the way through NaNoWriMo. I've given advice in the past and you can read about it here. Mostly I just want to cheer you on and say, "Look how awesome you are! You're writing a book-shaped thing! Keep it up!" November is an awful month to try and write a … Continue reading NaNoWriMo Advice
I don't remember the first time I listened to a Metric song but I remember instantly falling head over heels with the Canadian band's 2008 hit "Help I'm Alive." If watch movies (and pay attention to the soundtrack/ score) they might be a familiar sound. Their music has been featured in The Twilight Saga: Eclipse and Scott Pilgrim … Continue reading Secret Heart Playlist Track 7: Stadium Love
I'm a big fan of the music duo She & Him comprised of Zooey Deschanel and M. Ward. I love the soulful 60's vibe they give their songs, especially their cover of the Smith's Please, Please, Please, Let me Get What I Want," that first appeared on the soundtrack to one of my favorite movies 500 … Continue reading Secret Heart Soundtrack Track 6: Please, Please, Please Let Me Get What I Want
Fun fact about me: just like Avery in Secret Heart in middle school I had to memorize "La Bamba" by Ritchie Valens for extra credit. I still know the entire thing by heart and will occasionally sing it when asked, though it is not my go to Karaoke song (the B-52's "Love Shack," is but you'll have … Continue reading Secret Heart Soundtrack Track 5: La Bamba
I'm giving away five copies of Secret Heart! The book could be yours free! Goodreads Book Giveaway Secret Heart by Danielle Dreger Giveaway ends October 29, 2016. See the giveaway details at Goodreads. Enter Giveaway
There's a giveaway live on Amazon right now: You could win one of three copies of Secret Heart for your Kindle! https://giveaway.amazon.com/p/3274850698b5d749/?ref_=tsm_4_em_h_dashboard. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. See Official Rules http://amzn.to/GArules.