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I wanted to share the playlist I made for Dorianna, my YA horror/paranormal that just won Best Horror Book in the Kindle Hub awards! Though I don’t listen to music while I write, I do make playlists for the novels after they’re done.
How about you? Do you listen to music while you write? Do you make playlists for your novels?
Creep version sung by Jena Irene
Bring Me To Life by Evanescence
We Found Love by Rhianna
Little Wing by Jimi Hendrix
Demons by Imagine Dragons
Who’s Gonna Run This Town Tonight? with Jay Z, Rhianna, Kanye West
I’m a Mess by Ed Sheeran
It’s Gonna be Okay by Chris Rene, acoustic version
Internet followers, beauty, power. It all sounded good.
Until it transformed into a terrifying reality Dorianna couldn’t stop
Dorianna is a dark twist for the Internet generation on A Picture of Dorian Gray. When her father is jailed, her mother ships lonely, plain Dorianna to her aunt’s. There, Dorianna yearns to build a new identity, but the popular Lacey bullies her—mostly for getting attention from her ex, Ander.
Ander takes Dorianna to Coney Island where Wilson, a videographer, creates a stunning compilation of her. She dreams of being an online sensation, as she’s never even had a birthday party, and vows she’d give anything to go viral. Wilson claims he’s the Prince of Darkness and warns her the pledge has downsides. Dorianna thinks he’s joking. She has no idea of the dire consequences.
She’s thrust into the spotlight, and an incomprehensible nightmare. Not only is she prettier, she’s gaining harmful powers of manipulation. When her powers grow beyond anything she can control, she’s desperate but clueless as to how to stop it.
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Catherine Stine’s novels span the range from futuristic fantasy to paranormal to contemporary. Her futuristic thriller companion novels Fireseed One and Ruby’s Fire are both indie award winners. Her paranormal-horror YA, Dorianna won 2014 Best Horror Book in the Kindle Hub Awards. She also writes new adult fiction as Kitsy Clare. Her new adult Art of Love series includes Model Position and Private Internship. Her love of dark fantasy probably came from her father reading Edgar Allen Poe to her when she was a child. Presently, she’s at work on a paranormal historical set in 1932 about a witch.