My Daily Meltdown: Join my street team for advance access to MELT’s sequel!

Welcome to my daily Meltdown, where I count down the days to the release of my YA novel MELY with interesting insides into MELT.

I invite you to join my street team and help spread the word! My fans are my secret weapon 😉 I will bestow great rewards for your efforts, because I appreciate you so very much!!!

You can see the prizes to be won on the Facebook group, but here’s one big incentive:

You can win exclusive access to read the sequel to MELT months before it’s available to the public!!

Here’s how you join Castrovilla’s Crusaders:

Step 1: Fill out sign up form:
Step 2: Request to join the Castrovilla Crusaders Facebook Group:
Step 3: Review the list of potential tasks and point levels, and check out the amazing prizes (in files section of FB group)… then get started!
Step 4: Submit completed tasks to earn points to win prizes! Submission form:

Today I address why I’m writing a sequel, when I am generally against series. Well, here’s the thing: I’m not against series, if they’re warranted. They need to have a purpose, and an arc running through them. These days, it seems like some authors are creating series just to keep readers on the hook so they can make more sales.

I don’t mind people reading more (which is what happened when they read a series), but I want them to read something good – well-written, and a necessary plot.

I thought a second book wasn’t necessary I thought you guys could fill in the what happens next. I took care of the big part –at least, Joey and Dorothy did. Why couldn’t you decide for yourselves the ultimate fate of my characters?

But you’ve been clamoring for more — which made me want more.

And then Joey started talking to me again – and Dorothy followed. Just like the old days. So I’m writing it, and what’s happening is shocking even me.

Can you go home again? Is there a place called home – and if so,  is it physical or in our minds?

I address these questions and more in MELT’s sequel.

Get ready.

Bye for now.

Don’t forget to pre-order Melt on Amazon for $2.99 to get your $2 Dunkin’ Donuts gift card! Just contact me at with your receipt now through Nov. 5, and I’ll e-mail it to you! Have a cup o’ Joe in Dunkin’ Donuts while reading about Joe in Dunkin’ Donuts!

Have you seen the amazing MELT book trailer created by a teen??? Here it is:





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