Creepfest and Holiday Hop Winners!

Just a short post today, I’m still in holiday mode :)  Thanks for celebrating indie authors and great horror books, mystery novels, romance, fantasy and more!  Here are the winners of the two blog hops:


12 Days of Creepfest

Sandy G

Holiday Hop


Both will receive copies of Nephilim Genesis of Evil and This Doesn’t Happen In The Movies (ebooks).  Thanks everyone who participated.

Inspiration for Indie Authors

Just a quick note about not giving up.  As I’m writing this, Drew Brees, the New Orleans Saints quarterback, just passed Dan Marino’s single season passing record.  You may not like football at all, and that’s fine.  That’s not what this little piece is about.  Here’s what Brees overcame in order to be in a position to break Marino’s record.  In 2005 Brees tore his labrum in his right (throwing) shoulder.  The  injury could’ve ended his career.  Brees could’ve let it end his career.  But he didn’t.  He rehabbed his shoulder and has performed even better in New Orleans than he did in San Diego.

Not only that, Brees is heavily involved in his community and charities.  If you listen to him talk about the injury, he says that what was the worst thing that could happen to him became the best thing that could happen to him.  It made him a better person, not just a better quarterback.

As indie authors, we face a lot of adversity.  Not everything is going to go your way.  But if you persevere, you can overcome hurdles.  You can see blessings in those negative things.  Hang in there and it will come.


About Renée Pawlish

Award-winning author Renée Pawlish writes the bestselling horror book, Nephilim Genesis of Evil, the Reed Ferguson mystery series, short stories and non-fiction ghost stories.
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4 Responses to Creepfest and Holiday Hop Winners!

  1. Netta says:

    Some days you really need to hear this. Thank you, Renee, because I was having one of those days. <3

  2. John DeJordy says:

    It’s funny, but my medical problems – which are extremely bad pain in my extremities-allowed me to slowly put my thoughts to paper. Even now, the pain is bad, but I count it as a blesssing because it is allowing me to tap a passion that would have gone unnoticed had it not shown its ugly head.

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