May 30, 2013

Book Trailer for INSIGHT!

Quick, simple, AWESOME post today!
 *waves hand off stage*
 C'mon. Don't be shy. Come on out! Good boy! Now show 'em how cool you are!

May 23, 2013

Names & Places in Insight

I've been frequently asked where/how I came up with the names of people and places in INSIGHT, so I thought I'd give you an all-inclusive list of my crafted names. Enjoy!

Aely = my niece, Ashley
Allegna and Geila = my older sister, Angela
Appernysia = combination of apperception and Dionysia
Baum = my 8th grade student, M. Baum
Braedr = my brother-in-law, Brent
Briyél = my niece, Brinley
Bryst = my old co-worker, Bryan Westover
Calahein = combination of calamitous and heinous
Casconni = my niece, Cassidy, and my sister-in-law, Connie
Channer = my nephew, Chanler
Cortney = my niece, Cortney
Dawes = my 2nd son, Dawsen
Dax = my 4th son, Daxton
Dovan = my nephew, Donovan
Drake = my 7th grade student, Drake
Elja = my nephew, Elijah
Flagheim = combination of flagitious and heinous
Furwen = my 7th grade student, Owen F.
Humsco = my buddy, Scott Humphries
Hykel = my friend, Hykel
Itorea = variation of Aetoria, a combination of aeternum and meritorious
Jareth = my friend, Jared Ward
Jaul = my ex-girlfriend, Jaime, and my wife's ex-boyfriend, Paul
Jev (coming in book 2) = my singing buddies, Steve and Jordan
Kamron (coming in book 2) = my nephew, Cameron
Kaylen = a combination of my parents, Allen and Debra Kay
Keene = my nephew, Keian, and my cousin, Keyne
Kerod = my nephews, Parker and Todd
Lars = my middle name, Larsen
Linney = my niece, Lindsey
Llen = my 1st son, Dallen
Lon = my deceased brother, Lonnie
Marcs = my brother-in-law, Mark
Mellai = my younger sister, Melanee
Myron = my old coworker, Myron
Nik = my nephew, Nik
Ovann = my niece, Savanna
Perbeisea = a combination of perdurable and obeisance
Phoenijan = my 3rd son, Duncan Phoenix
Preton = my nephew, Preston
Queen Cyra (coming in book 2) & Lynth flower = my wife, Crystal Lyn
Rayben = my old acquaintance from a previous job, Ray Bennett
Riyen = my nephew, Riyen
Roseiri = my friends, David & Amy Rose
Sátta = my old boss, Sattar
Scutt = my brother-in-law, Scott
Sévart = my buddy, Travis Alexander
Shalán = a combination of my parents-in-law, Sharon and Dallas
Sonela = my brother-in-law, Jason, and his wife, Leanne
Sylbie = my nieces, Sydney and Shelbie
Taie Island = my sisters-in-law, Stacie and Debbie
Tamadoras = my nephew, Matt
Tarek = Terron
Tarl = my friend, Tarl
Tayla = my niece, Taylor
Theiss Arbogast = my close friend, Chris Theiss, and his deceased wife, Joy Arbogast Theiss
Tirk = my sister-in-law, Tiffany, and her husband, Erik
Toj = my two old co-workers, Todd Snider and AJ Shaffer
Trev = my nephew, Trevor
Warley = my uncle, Warren
Wegnas = my old computer server, Weg-nas
Zaxton = my 7th grade student, Zaxton

May 17, 2013

INSIGHT Blog Tour!

Be sure to check out my Events page for my blog tour, running from May 20 to June 10, 2013! I've had a lot of fun writing these posts! I promise you'll enjoy them, and maybe learn a thing or two while you're at it. Oh, and did I mention that every post includes an entry form for a $25 Amazon giftcard giveaway?! Yep, it's true, but you have to go into the posts to see it. :)

I've posted the schedule below, for your convenience.

MAY 20 - Shelli Howells, Rebekah Grow
MAY 21 - Elsie Park
MAY 22 - No Thoughts 2 Small
MAY 23 - Janet Jensen
MAY 24 - Teri Harman, Nikki Wilson
MAY 25 - Books Complete Me
MAY 26 - Fiona Carter, Books For YA
MAY 29 - The Reading Diaries, Ann Marie Meyers, Donna Weaver
MAY 30 - Compulsive Reader, Shelli Howells
JUNE 1 - Jennifer Griffith (INSIGHT review)
JUNE 3 - The Ramblings of Toddler's Mom, Wendy Burr, J.A. Bennett
JUNE 4 - Lehua Parker
JUNE 5 - Amie Borst
*JUNE 6 - Johnny Worthen
JUNE 7 - Adrienne Monson
JUNE 8 - Dan Levinson
JUNE 9 - Paranormal Book Club
JUNE 10 - Min Reads and Reviews

May 12, 2013

Final ARC Giveaway of INSIGHT!

Last chance to win a signed ARC (Advance Reading Copy) of my high fantasy novel, INSIGHT! Enter now before you forget!

Goodreads Book Giveaway

Insight by Terron James


by Terron James

Giveaway ends May 17, 2013.
See the giveaway details at Goodreads.
Enter to win

May 4, 2013

Insight ARC Giveaway #2!

Didn't win the last giveaway? Fret not! Here's another chance to win a free Advance Reading Copy of my book, INSIGHT!

Goodreads Book Giveaway

Insight by Terron James


by Terron James

Giveaway ends May 11, 2013.
See the giveaway details at Goodreads.
Enter to win