First Line Test: YA Part 2

All righty, the second part of the First Line Test series for my blog is now available! I apologize for the delay–have been on vacation in the beautiful country if Italy for the past two weeks. Blog post about my adventures will be posted soon–to include PLENTY of photos of beautiful landscapes and, my all…

Olivia Rivers’ Music Inspiration

More often than not, music has become such an inspiration for authors, and Olivia Rivers is no exception. Take a look below to see what music motivated Olivia from conceptual to publication. Hopefully some of these will inspire you also. Official “Tone Deaf” Playlist I’ve always needed music to write. Whether it’s punk rock or classical…

Milestone Achieved! 

Wanted to mark this milestone. About a month ago, I accidentally deleted—well, overwrote—my fourth draft, losing major changes. It was heartbreaking and nausea inducing. I had my third draft, sure, so I wasn’t completely lost, but my third draft had errors that were fixed in my fourth and my fourth had new scenes and all…

Interview with Olivia Rivers | Tone Deaf

His world is music. Her world is silent. Ali Collins was a child prodigy destined to become one of the greatest musicians of the twenty-first century—until she was diagnosed with a life-changing brain tumor. Now, at seventeen, Ali lives in a soundless world where she gets by with American Sign Language and lip-reading. She’s a…

Book Blitz: Tone Deaf by Olivia Rivers

Olivia Rivers  |  YA Contemporary Romance   Release Date: May 3rd 2016  |  Publisher: Sky Pony Press Summary from Goodreads: His world is music. Her world is silent. Ali Collins was a child prodigy destined to become one of the greatest musicians of the twenty-first century—until she was diagnosed with a life-changing brain tumor. Now, at seventeen, Ali…