I work in PR and as a byproduct get to do quite a bit of editing/writing at work - but it's all nonfiction  articles/speeches/press releases and unfortunately my name doesn't get to byline the articles I write (oh, the joys of ghostwriting!). I absolutely adore my job - but I miss creative writing! Creative nonfiction was my forte back in my not-so-ancient college days, but it's not what I like to read. I'm using Wattpad to practice my fiction skillz. 

The way I write is that I publish first...edit later. Easier to get the plot out there and then go back and refine the language and other minutia.

Favorite genres are epic fantasy, PNR, and urban fantasy, but I'll read anything. I'm in search of my reader soulmate who is as diehard a fan of Ilona Andrews as I am.

You can also find me on Twitter @sallyroseslater, follow my author page on Facebook at http://on.fb.me/UNQd0X or check out my blog: http://sallyslater.blogspot.com/

Highest Rankings:
Adventure #1 (Paladin)
Fantasy #1 (Paladin)
Romance #44 (Paladin)
Paranormal #8 (Magical PR 101)
Vampire #15 (Magical PR 101)

*Congrats to the first chapter Contest Winners! Check out their work:
 - @EJTaylor - Firebird
 - @Metaphorphosis - Avernus

Random fun facts:
- I'm crazy strong. I can deadlift 235 lbs (that's about 107 kg for my non-American fans)
- I'm a singer. I was trained classically (think Italian arias), but prefer to sing showtunes
- I have dual citizenship - U.S. and Germany. Aber ich spreche kein Deutsch.
- I drink obscene amounts of diet Mountain Dew (usually a liter per day)

Want to know anything else, just ask! 

*I am not accepting read requests at this time. DO NOT advertise on my story. It drives me nuts.
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    New York, New York
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    3 years ago

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Paladin Official Fan Art Contest

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Description: The first official Paladin fan art contest! The coolest prizes I've ever offered inside.

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Hi guys - Just wanted to give you a heads up that this is the last week of the pre-sales for a hard cover limited edition copy of Paladin. Paperbacks and ebooks will be available when the book is finally published later this spring (for a lower price, if this is out of your price range).

 - It’s hardcover! With a few extra special frills :)
 - You get a letter from me (will only be in the limited copies)
- fan art winning entries, which if you haven't checked them out, are in the links below
- A bonus chapter in Braeden's POV ;)

Here is the link for anyone who is still interested: http://www.sallyslater.com
Winning fan art:
I FINALLY can announce the winners of the raffle from February! Sorry it took so long to announce the results, folks! Winners, I'll be emailing you all individually so I can figure out how to get you the prizes :)

Signed hard copy of Paladin - Anyi Cheng
Signed canvas print of the cover - Erin Roberts
Signed pictures of the cover - Lily Knight and Brittany Kirby
Getting a future character named after them - Kameko Rios (girl, I love your name!)