Before 2012 gets away from us (is it February already?) I want to do a spotlight on 2011 faves, specifically 2011 debut authors. There are plenty of them, and my hat goes off to them all. Yet, while I don't want to name any names, it's possible that sometimes an author is so relieved and excited to have finally completed their work that they just want to get it out there--even though it's possible that the work could still use a little fine tuning. Just saying it could happen that way. At least that's what I hear from some of my friends.
Which means that I get extra happy when an author has taken the time to do a really good job. Which is why I like the idea of promoting those authors that have paid their dues and learned the art of writing and put out great stuff.
So after careful consideration I decided to give a shout out to my friend C.K. Bryant, author of Bound.
Christine has seriously paid her dues when it comes to writing. She even had a contract under her belt. But when things fell through she decided to go indie. And her debut novel Bound is wonderful--pulls you in right from the start with a unique story line, great writing, and even great editing. Definitely one of my top picks for 2011.
So what about you? Which 2011 debut author do you think deserves a spotlight?
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