As a Sonoma County resident, I love reading books that are based around here. Some of the world's best authors have called Sonoma County their home, including Jack London and Jack Kerouac, who have both written about Sonoma County in their novels. That one time my kid thought I was one of the most famous … Continue reading 5 books set in Sonoma County
Did you get a Kindle for Christmas? Come Here, Cupcake is only 99-cents for a limited time, and free to borrow for Amazon Prime members. bit.ly/CupcakeKindle Morgan Truly moves back to the coastal town she grew up in to take care of her mother, leaving her job at the newspaper to work in a … Continue reading ‘Come Here, Cupcake’ only 99 cents for a limited time
It's been a busy couple of weeks, that's for sure! My new book, Come Here, Cupcake, was officially released on October 5! I celebrated the occasion with cupcakes and perks galore for all of you readers. I have loved all of the feedback I've been receiving on this book! My next big news is that … Continue reading What is Crissi up to?
Who's ready for some cupcakes? 🙂 I am so excited to announce the release of my latest novel, Come Here, Cupcake. This book has been years in the making, and has been a true labor of love in its creation. I am so proud of this story and hope to share it with as many … Continue reading New book release! Come Here, Cupcake is now available!
My cover designer shared the inside scoop on how her art for Come Here, Cupcake came to be. This is a total must-read for a behind-the-scenes look at the book's gorgeous cover! Here's an excerpt: My marvelous and amazing friend Crissi Langwell is an author, with a few books under her belt already, and for … Continue reading Behind the cover of Come Here, Cupcake
After months and months of blood, sweat and tears, working with an awesome story team, lots and lots of revisions, being talked off the ledge, more tears and a few cupcakes, I can finally announce the date you can expect to have Come Here, Cupcake in your hot little hands! Drum roll please..... OCTOBER 5TH! … Continue reading Cover reveal! And publish date for Come Here, Cupcake!
The countdown is on for the release of Come Here, Cupcake! I still don’t have an exact release date, but I’m still aiming for some time in August. And yes, I am totally chomping at the bit—especially since I got to see a sketch of what the cover is going to look like!!! I won’t … Continue reading The ABCs of ‘Come Here, Cupcake’
Today I'm working on the last bit of cleanup for Come Here, Cupcake before I send it off to my editor. And while all formatting work will have to wait until it's done being edited, I couldn't help but start working on the chapter headers. You guys, these are so adorable, I just want to … Continue reading The cutest cupcake chapter headers ever!
I finished my novel. As in, I FINISHED MY NOVEL!!!! After 4 and a half months of writing, rewriting, adding words in, taking words out, crying, whining, complaining, throwing in the towel, picking the towel back up, and….writing, I can finally say that Come Here, Cupcake is “finished!” But what does that mean exactly? Will … Continue reading Come Here Cupcake, FINISHED!
I’m staring at a blank computer screen right now. Well, not entirely blank. Each word I type is taking up a bit of the white space, filling it with the words that are echoing in my mind and being transposed onto the screen. But the words I want to write, NEED to write, are standing … Continue reading Editing, scrapping, rewriting the novel.