10 out of 10!

While I was doing the YouTube research on my Making Money blog post yesterday, I came across something very fun. Out of curiosity, I typed “Alethea Kontis” into the YouTube search function to see if any of my videos or deleted scenes (or interviews at Dragon*Con, or fan videos of various panels) came up first. Surprisingly, what came up…

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Authors: Make Money on the Intarwebs!

Like any author worth her salt on the intarwebs nowadays, I try to make a little bit of money everywhere. Stress on the word LITTLE…but I keep telling myself that eventually, this will all pick up and will be a nice steady little Starbucks budget to support this crazy writing habit I have. Things I have monetized: 1.) Short…

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All Things “If”

A while back, I was contacted by Susan Bertram from www.allthingsif.org because I had mentioned in a blog post that Rudyard Kipling’s “If” was one of my favorite poems of all time. The poem was quoted in “See How They Run,” a British farce we performed at Spring Valley High School. My French Grandmother had a set of Rudyard…

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Treasures Abound!

I’m over at Treasured Tales for Young Adults again today–wait, did I ever leave? Maybe I’ve been lurking in the corners all this time! You never know! We magical princesses are like that. Today is special, however, because Alishia is posting another EXCLUSIVE DELETED SCENE from Enchanted, read by yours truly, all dressed up, on YouTube. What are you…

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Princess Mysteries

Are you ready, world? Today, Eleusinian Mysteries is unveiling another EXCLUSIVE YOUTUBE VIDEO of Princess Alethea, all dressed up and reading an excerpt from Enchanted. This one is a brief, sweet, painfully touching scene that takes place after Sunday thinks she’s lost the best friend she ever had, and the closest thing she’s ever felt to true love. But…

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Exclusive ENCHANTED Excerpt at Live to Read

I’m trying something new for this book tour — utilizing the power of YouTube to bring you exclusive excerpts and deleted scenes from Enchanted! Today, the excerpt I have performed for you is “Monday and Tuesday” — the bit from Sunday’s journal where she tells the tale of her eldest (twin) sisters. This clip is being brought to you…

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Thieftess Triumphant

Mom reminded me that I need to give you guys the direct link to my YouTube Channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/Thieftess This summer I will be performing excerpts and deleted scenes from ENCHANTED–they will debut on various sites throughout the blog tour, but if you are subscribed to my channel, you should get them emailed directly to you as they are updated….

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The Twelve Rules, Annotated

I have been asked to talk a little bit more about the now-infamous 2010 Christmas Pageant song “The Twelve Rules of Christmas” (Click here to watch on YouTube). Rule#1: No Decorating the Tree I believe this rule originated the first year we moved into the giant house in North Springs…so I was about ten and Soteria was eight. We…

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