Today I had the pleasure of chatting LIVE with Becky Robinson, founder of Weaving Influence and Hometown Reads, and it was AWESOME! We talked about what got me started, what I do for marketing, why I LOVE social media, and… of course… MY BOOKS! One of the BEST things about Facebook LIVE is that … More LIVE with the Founder of Hometown Reads!
In less than two months, we will reveal the cover for TAKEN, the novel that has been in the making for more than 7 years! YES! I’m excited! YES! I can hardly wait to share it with you! YES! I feel as if this is the BIGGEST moment in my career to date! I hope … More DON’T MISS the cover reveal for TAKEN: book 1 of the Andarii Chronicles
OH MY WORD! Not only do I have 17… SEVENTEEN stops on the tour . . . I have an official press release that I get to start sending out to area newspapers! AHHHH! Is anyone else as excited as I am?!?!?! FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 23, 2016 – June 11, 2016 A Reluctant … More OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE | A Reluctant Assassin is going ON TOUR!
10 + Novels written . . . 2 Full length novels published . . . 3 Short stories published . . . 1 Launch team . . . 1 Street team . . . 1 Book that hit the #1 Bestseller spot in Amazon! The next hurdle . . . a book tour! In … More “A Desperate Escape” – BOOK TOUR Announcement!
I have learned an important lesson… or maybe two – over the last 24 hours. Yesterday, I received an invitation to attend the cover reveal party for Rachel Hauck’s newest book: The Wedding Chapel. When I went in to add the book to my shelf as a “want to read”… well, I was on my phone… and … More Be careful what you do… on your phone
When my recommendations included zombie apocalypse novels I tried to laugh it off, holding my hand over the screen while I tried to scroll far far away. When my reviews were mercilessly ripped to shreds by people who didn’t even bother to read the book, I shrugged it off because everyone is entitled to their … More Enough is enough.
Over the last three weeks I have learned that there are literally dozens of different NaNoPersonas. But just for grins & giggles, lets talk about a few of them now… The Joiner: This person has no interest in reaching the goal of 50,000 words or in even writing a novel. They are here to join … More NaNoPersonas – Which one are you?
In case you haven’t noticed, my blog posts this month have been all over the place. What’s that? You didn’t notice? Oh well… they have been. I’m not someone who is used to writing a blog post every single day and get my word count for NaNoWriMo and do everything else I have to do … More Go with the flow…
Yesterday I received an email from GoodReads about voting in their GoodReads Choice awards. So I went to check out the nominees. (You can too. Just click the image above) Frightening to think these are our options… Fortunately, they also offer the option of writing in a vote. I voted for exactly 1 of their … More Scary what qualifies as “literature” these days…
– You can not write simply to get the ending you “like”. It doesn’t work that way. A writer will be the first one to tell you that they write the story but they don’t always get to dictate where the story goes. A story often has a mind of it’s own and you … More Hard Lessons learned about Writing and Life