We’re all Time Travelers. (A Passage) #RDP

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(c) 2019, Pamela Schloesser Canepa

We hurtled to here

through space and time,

to a future that back then,

we couldn’t see.

 

Who knew we’d watch TV on our phones,

now we’re never really alone,

with friends halfway across the earth,

but what are they really worth?

 

I go back and remember,

picking up a phone

playing songs on a record

when I felt too alone.

Calling friends to meet up,

getting ready to go out,

instead of dressing up

for a photo for my phone.

 

Today is an introvert’s dream.

Post your status every day.

Some will respond, like or laugh,

others  ignore or stay away…

and no one need really care.

 

Who knew it would all be so simple one day?

You can fight with friends by text

find online who will be next;

In a blink, life goes on.

 

Who knew it would all be so simple one day?

I used to write poems by the sea when my heart sank, now,

we post heartbreaks and rants on our wall.

I’d gladly take a passage  back to those days.

 

 

 

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Character visualization and WIP, Detours in Time Series. #amwriting #scifi

Image (c) Enrique Meseguer via Pixabay

I’m playing with visualization as the character of Ellie grows stronger in my mind.
Ellie appears across several timelines in Undercurrents in Time (Detours, Book 2), shows up in my WIP, “Malachi,” (2020) and will feature in an upcoming novel (2021?). Who is the mysterious Ellie?
Start reading the Detours in Time series today and get to know the intriguing cast of characters! Available in Kindle, print, or Kindle Unlimited: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0711ZW6XF
Photo Credit goes to Enrique Meseguer via Pixabay.

 

Series link:

https://www.amazon.com/gp/bookseries/B07F5WPK72/kindle/ref=sr_bookseries_null_B07F5WPK72

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Detours in Time, an award-winning sci-fi novel on Kindle Countdown

If you’re going to time-travel, you must trust your partner.
Find the award-winning, time-bending Detours in Time on Amazon. Available in Kindle or print. Get it for just .99 in the US and UK until 3/23. Also available free with Kindle Unlimited!

Read the book reviewers have hailed as “anything but your run of the mill science fiction novel” and learn why Detours in Time has been earning awards and acclaim.
Get your Kindle copy here:
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0711ZW6XF or https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B0711ZW6XF

2017- Literary Titan Award

2018- Reader’s Favorite 5 star Seal

2018-New Apple Awards Official Selection in Young Adult Sci-fi/Horror

“I really liked the author’s straight-forward, family-friendly style, which moved along smoothly with a steady stream of suspense, action, and dialog. Additional plot twists toward the end set the stage for a sequel, which should be equally engaging. I look forward to what lies ahead for Milt and Pinky as they seek to untangle the twisted web of time that results from their adventures.” -Amazon Review

Character Background: Tabitha and the Professor. #pointsofview

 

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Tabitha and Milt are characters from the award-winning time travel novel, Detours in Time.  Why are they such good friends?  Follow Tabitha on a typical day and get a dose of what goes on in her mind.

“Tabitha, Tabitha? Have you heard anything I’ve been saying?” Candace raised her voice to be heard, frustrated at her friend who was gazing out the window vacantly.

“Yes, yes. Of course I heard you,” Tabitha replied, a little too insistent.

“Okay, so what’s his name?”

“Um, Walter?” Tabitha offered.

“No. His name is Matt, and you are not listening! If you’re not really interested, just tell me. I don’t want to set up a meeting and have you disappoint him.”

“I guess I’m not really interested,” Tabitha answered.

“It’s been years, Tabitha! You’re thirty and you’re going to turn to dust!”

Tabitha snorted in laughter. “No, I’ve got some time left. Seriously, you exaggerate a bit much.”

“What’s going on with you and the doctor?” Candace asked slyly.

“Dr. Braddock? No, um, nothing. I mean, I have been working with Milt more lately.  Instead of just cleaning I’m also helping him organized his office, but nothing has come of it; it’s just work.”

Nothing had come of it, except learning that he was researching quantum physics and how to travel in time. Not that she’d ever tell anyone. When she came clean and told him what she had seen, he begged her to promise not to reveal what she knew. In fact, he confessed that he already discovered the secret to time travel. Tabitha couldn’t deny that they were growing closer. She’d proven herself indispensable when she created a filing system for keeping his lab notes in order. It was obvious he appreciated her. Despite the age difference, she found him intensely interesting. Still, they’d probably always just remain friends.

“We’re just friends, Candace. We work together well, that’s all. I’m really organized; he’s not. He’s totally brilliant; I’m not.” Even in her denial, she couldn’t forget the dream she’d had about kissing him. She shook her head to dispel the thought. “Just friends.”

“You don’t even seem convinced of that.  And–I noticed how you call him by his first name!”  Candace smiled deviously.

“That doesn’t mean anything, Candace. Stop trying to read my mind. I’m just not, I just don’t need a man right now. Is that all right with you?”

“Okay Tabitha, that’s all you had to say. And don’t knock yourself; you are pretty bright.” She glanced at her watch. “Oops, gotta go. I’ll call you tomorrow!” Candace blew a kiss on the air and grabbed her jacket as she jogged out of the cafe.

“Okay, later Candace!” Tabitha had someplace to be as well. Dr. Milt Braddock needed help that evening organizing his tax papers. I could use the extra money, Tabitha reasoned. That’s all this is about.

She strolled out of the cafe slowly, picturing the smile lines around Milt’s eyes.  Smiling, she walked into a young couple.

“Sorry!” she called as they laughed and walked on.

“Daydream much?”  one of them replied.

I have got to get a grip, she thought.

**Read Detours in Time and learn what Milt and Tabitha discover together in the future. Available in Kindle, K.U., or paperback. Universal link:   Detours in Time Amazon link

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Undercurrents in Time, a new #scifi release. Book graphic teaser.

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Tabitha, a carefree artist, and Milt, a socially awkward scientist came together in Detours in Time to explore the future and in the process, found an enemy they didn’t know existed.  What will they do to stop an enemy they have not met yet?

See what happens next in the sequel, Undercurrents in Time.

Blurb:

Time travel took Tabitha and Milt to places they could never have imagined….
Now it seems the very things that cemented their bond will also drive a wedge between them emotionally. Travel to the future, discovery of a long-lost, troubled family member, and an unplanned baby all have taken a toll. Tabitha struggles to accept her new identity as a mother while remaining a strong, independent woman. She longs for a getaway, even a short one, but that getaway puts her on a collision course with danger.
Milt is busy trying to prevent a horrible future disaster at the hands of an enemy he has not yet met. While concerned, Milt doesn’t even suspect Tabitha’s plans, the very plans that will have her facing Milt’s nemesis.
Tabitha risks it all on a brief escape. How will she handle the unforeseen dangers she faces and make her way back home? How far will Tabitha and Milt go to prevent tragedy?

Get your copy in Kindle, K.U., or paperback:  Undercurrents in Time on Amazon

Visit any of the blog stops for exclusive excerpts from Undercurrents in Time and enter the raffle for a $10 gift card.  See a list of participating blogs here:  Undercurrents in Time Blog Tour  

Undercurrents in Time Blog Tour

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There is a ten day blog promotion tour of my upcoming novel planned through goddessfishpromotions.blogspot.com! I am posting this here for my reference and yours, if you are interested!

“Goddess Fish Promotions is organizing a Virtual Excerpt Tour for Undercurrents in Time by Pamela Schloesser Canepa, a Sci-fi Time Travel available June 26, 2018. The tour will run June 25, 2018 to July 13, 2018.”

Visit any of these blog hosts for an exclusive excerpt each day from my new sci-fi novel, Undercurrents in Time(Undercurrents is the sequel to Detours in Time).  You will also find out how to enter a Rafflecopter for a $10 Amazon giftcard!

Here is the line-up:

June 25: Rogue’s Angels
June 26: T’s Stuff
June 27: Sharing Links and Wisdom
June 28: Long and Short Reviews
June 29: Welcome to My World of Dreams
July 9: Musings From An Addicted Reader
July 10: Fabulous and Brunette
July 11: Deal Sharing Aunt
July 12: B-Gina Review
July 13: Stormy Nights Reviewing and Bloggin’
July 13: It’s Raining Books

Undercurrents in Time, ARC review and pre-order available!

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Things are moving along with my upcoming novel, Undercurrents in Time!  It has received its first ARC review by a book blogger.  Here is a snippet:  “After an emotion-filled tight rope of a beginning, this tale settles in and an easy-to-follow adventure begins! A little danger, a lot of luck and some amazing characters really make this tale tick!” -Dianne, Tome Tender Blog   You may visit it here: Tome Tender Cover Reveal and Review

Undercurrents in Time is also on Goodreads.  Please add it to your “Want to Read” shelf; it helps my book gain visibility!  Just enter the title in to the Search bar and it comes up as Undercurrents in Time, Detours in Time Book 2.  I’d much appreciate it.  You can also pre-order a Kindle copy for just .99 between now and June 16th.  After which it will be going up to 2.99, as it is a full-length novel.  Visit the Amazon page at Undercurrents in Time on Amazon to pre-order or preview and read the full book description.  Whatever you can do, I thank you for the support!

If you are a book blogger/reviewer and are interested in reading and reviewing my book, please contact me here with the URL of your blog with your contact information.  I will get in touch quickly and would love for you to read and review my book on your blog and, hopefully, on Goodreads as well!

In the next few weeks, I’ll be sharing visual graphics for the book, GIFs, and the official book trailer, made with the help of some of my friends, and in some cases, on my own with Canva.  It’s going to be a great, bookish summer!