Showing posts from January, 2016

Soundtrack to Allerleirauh

Get Your Own Free Playlist. ( ) This is the soundtrack (self-made) to the novel Allerleirauh! I hope you all enjoy!

"Other Worlds of Romance" Radio Show

You can listen to the recording of "Other Worlds of Romance" HERE It was so much fun! I wish you had been there! Hopefully we catch you next time! Again, Linda - Thank you so much!

Enchanted Book Promotions Tour/ GIVEAWAY

Today I received the great news of my book tour, which actually started today! I'm doing a book tour with "Enchanted Book Promotions," and I'm really excited for what the month is going to bring. Be sure to check out each stop, and leave some love! You can also enter to win a free E-Book / and I'll be giving away a  Free SIGNED Copy of "Allerleirauh"  Tour Schedule January 18 th : Starter Day Party @  I Heart Reading January 22 nd : Promo Post @  Stormy Night Reviewing January 23rd: Book Excerpt @  Indy Book Fairy January 27th: Guest Post @  Dark Treasury January 30th: Book Excerpt @  5 Girls Book Reviews February 3rd: Author Interview @  Majanka’s Blog February 5th: Promo Post @  Howling Turtle February 7th: Book Excerpt @  I’m an Eclectic Reader February 10 th : Author Interview @  Boundless Minds February 13th: Promo Post @  The Single Librarian February 15 th : Book Review @  Jessica E. Larsen’s Blog February 1

Author Interview: Mark Kasniak

I was lucky enough to host yet another great rising author today! His name is Mark Kasniak! He's a fantastic writer, and has published three novels! I was thrilled to read his novel "In the Forest of Light and Dark." I highly recommend it! It was thrilling and fascinating and it was really hard to pull myself away to do my daily norms. Check it out and the other novels!  You can find his novels HERE "In the Forest of Light and Dark" has received 5.0 out of 5 stars! That's pretty fantastic! Mark has stopped by to answer some questions! Without further ado . . .  So Mark, what has inspired you to write?  Well, I like every other writer out there have a deep love of books, and after reading many, many of them, I had read some great ones, a lot of good ones, and some very poor ones. So, like most people, after reading some of these bad books, I said to myself, “I can do better than this, how did this get published?” So, eventually, I had decid

Poem: Sleeping Beautiful

Sleeping Beautiful Soundlessly, she waits, in the thicket of green vines, and pink roses, for the strangers who will come on horse, or car, or jeep—to the encrusted grave where she sleeps. There might be a tree, where a child might read and write new places, never knowing her story underneath, nor the lover beside her: hands reaching for each other, through the mud, and dirt and metal boxes. No kiss. No touch. Just sleeping beautiful.

Author Interview with Mercedes Fox!

I was honored to be hosted by Mercedes Fox in an interview about my newest novel "Allerleirauh."  Here's a little clip of some of the questions and answers! Tell me Chantal why do you write?  I write because I was born to, simply. I really can’t remember a time when I wasn’t. Writing became a fateful discovery in second grade, and seemed to always follow me in either a book or empty notebook. I’ve been writing ever since. I write became it brings me happiness, and it’s a way for me to express myself. I hope to someday inspire someone the way the authors before me inspired me. There were times in my life, my only friends were my books – I know how important great characters and great stories can be, and I’d love to follow in those footsteps! Writing is a very personal thing for me. What made you decide to sit down and actually start something?  For “Allerleirauh,” it was after I had finished “Seven Seeds of Summer,” I really missed writing and I was facing this ‘now

Radio Show: Other Worlds of Romance with Linda Mooney

I have some exciting news! I'll be a returning guest to "Other Worlds of Romance," hosted by Linda Mooney.  You can chime in on January 18th, 2016 at 11:00pm. I'll be reading an excerpt from the novel, and answering all of your questions!  Stay Tuned!!  You can find the show here:  Other Worlds of Romance

Book Tour!

I had a great experience with my first book tour with "Bewitching Book Tours" - when I had just published "Seven Seeds of Summer." Now with "Allerleirauh," I felt it was even more important to do so with having no contacts, no sense of networking and really having no idea who to contact to get the book out to other readers and viewers. So, without further ado, You can find more information at Enchanted Book Promotions . I'm so excited, and I hope this helps to get "Allerleirauh" out to everyone! Keep tabs on "Allerleirauh" and the book tour! I'll be sure to post about it all that I can!

Movie Cast: Something Fun

It's probably something that every writer kinda fantasies about. . . their novel becoming a movie. I've actually been thinking about this, only because I did the same thing with "Seven Seeds of Summer," so - I thought, what fun! I can do this with "Allerleirauh" too! Low and Behold - This is what I came up with! Top Row:   Mrs. Benson, Lord Crestwood, and Prince Klaus Middle Row: Aurelia Bottom Row:  Myriah, Lord Haven, and The King To be honest, William Moseley was a huge inspiration (from Peter Pevensie in Narnia) for Prince Klaus. When actually putting faces together, I thought twice about this at first, but he'll always be the real Prince Klaus to me. Mrs. Benson reminds me of Carlotta from "The Little Mermaid." Lord Crestwood is young and daring, and the Prince's closest friend. Lily James was truly another inspiration for Aurelia.. so I thought it only best to use her as well. Myriah is older than Aurelia, and more motherl


This is the one thing no one ever tells you about writing novel - how hard it is to advertise it! I guess most authors (or just me) think it's really up to the publishers, and while I can say I didn't have an experience like that with "Seven Seeds" - Publishing "Allerleirauh" myself has really made me even more determined to get it out - because it's really all ON me. I've begun to edit photos to share, to boost on facebook, to advertise with . . It's just this on-going, every day, sometimes it's all I think about. I've recently signed up for a Book Tour - so I'm hoping that'll help me as well. This has been all consuming. All day- All night. I guess in the end, I hope I earn back all the money I invest in this novel - but I believe in it. And I think that's the most important thing a writer has -  To believe in their work.  Allerleirauh means that much to me - and more. <3 p="">