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?
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
I almost forgot to mention that this Sunday (Sept. 13) I will be the featured speaker at the Redwood Writers meeting to discuss NaNoWriMo, and my tips on reaching the finish line of 50,000 words. For those of you who know me, you know that I HATE public speaking of any kind. However, this topic … Continue reading Event: How to write a novel in 30 days
Yup. I won NaNoWriMo! Yesterday I crammed in 5500 words to cross the 50K finish line. Today, I wrote another 4000 words. And this weekend I plan to wrap up the novel altogether with the last two chapters of Love Truffle No. 9, thus completing the (very) rough draft of my second book in the … Continue reading Winning NaNoWriMo, and a few other exciting tidbits
I hope all of you are enjoying your summer so far! It feels like the months are just slipping by, and it's hard to believe it's already July! Today I am on my way to the summer camp my kids and I go to every single year. But before I leave, I wanted to update … Continue reading Join me at Author Launch!
You must have thought I disappeared off the face of the planet. Or maybe you didn’t notice I was gone. In either way, I’ve been missing in action from my blog, my newsletter, and offering only random updates on social media. I blame it on several things. The first and foremost, my computer died a … Continue reading Back on the grid
It's finally here! Forever Thirteen is here! And heads up, if you're buying for Kindle, it's $2.99 for this week only to celebrate release week (after that, it's $4.99). And because I am just too excited to write, here's a video: Find out more about Forever Thirteen at crissilangwell.com/forever-thirteen. Where to buy: Amazon Kindle Amazon … Continue reading Forever Thirteen, released today!
I recently sent my poetry book, Everything I Am Not Saying, to a Kindle Book Reviewer to review my book. He warned me that as a poet himself, he was a very tough reviewer. I admit, I balked a little. But I told him to please go ahead and read it, and then give an … Continue reading A review on my poetry book that left me stunned
That's right, we have a release date! The sequel to "A Symphony of Cicadas" is March 15th, 2014. That's when the answer to What happened to Joey???? will finally be answered. Today was kind of a milestone for me. After several rounds of editing, I finally reached the point where I feel I can't do … Continue reading Forever Thirteen, coming March 15, 2014