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I’ve made a publishing goof, and it might be in your favor. Here’s the details. As a self-published author, every aspect of the publishing process is under my control. I format my own books. I hire my editor. I design my covers, or hire a designer to help me. I do my own marketing. I … Continue reading My oops is your good news
Dear Friends, I hate doing this. It’s something I’ve been mulling over for the past week, trying to figure out if there’s another way. There isn’t…at least if I want to do this right. I need to postpone the publish date for Hope at the Crossroads, the 2nd book of the Hope series. I know … Continue reading The bad news. And then the good news.
In case you're new here, or you may have missed some of my previous books I've released, here's a full list of all the books I've published over the years. Of note is The Road to Hope, which is the first book in the Hope series. Book 2, Hope at the Crossroads, publishes on Sept. … Continue reading Books I’ve published so far
In the New Year, resolve to read more! Redwood Writers and Copperfield's Books is making it easy to get the inside scoop on the books of Sonoma County authors through their Redwood Writers Fiction program. Each month, read a new novel by a Sonoma County author, and then attend a Q&A program with the author … Continue reading Meet me and other Sonoma County authors with the Redwood Writers Fiction program
Life has been a bit busy this week, which is why I’ve been a bit quiet for the past few days. I’ve been working on a research paper that took up most of my time, giving me a glimpse of what it will be like to write for NaNoWriMo and do well in school at … Continue reading Aloha ʻoe!
This week I was a guest on Culture Dept., a podcast that, in their words, "features interviews with artists, creatives, and entrepreneurs who share their insights on building a sustainable, contemporary creative life." Host Daedalus Howell and I discussed how to make creativity a huge part of one’s life, accomplishing creative goals even with a busy schedule … Continue reading Culture Dept. podcast: Reclaim Your Creative Soul
Hey everyone! I wanted to give you all a quick update on new places you can get my books. First and foremost, the publication date for Loving the Wind: The story of Tiger Lily & Peter Pan, has been updated to August! To be notified of its release, be sure to sign up for my … Continue reading Updates: Free book, release news and more
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?
This week, Stephenie Meyer, the author of best-selling vampire series, ‘Twilight,’ both delighted and disappointed fans when she announced the release of her new book, “Life and Death.” Fans, who had been expecting Meyer to release her once-promised novel, “Midnight Sun,” a story from the point of view of vampire Edward Cullen, were instead offered … Continue reading What if we gender-swap all the books, ala Twilight?