At the beginning of this month, I joined thousands of readers to read Reese Witherspoon’s book club pick of the month. From what I could tell, Reese chooses a lot of fun novels that her reader fans love reading together. I thought it would be fun to turn my passion for reading into one that … Continue reading Quit or continue: What to do if you don’t like the book you’re reading
When I first became an author, one of the most vital resources I found to get my books out there and connect with readers was Goodreads. I loved that you could join or create groups to connect with other readers who liked the same kinds of books, find new books through friend suggestions, review books, … Continue reading Goodreads yanks giveaways from small-time authors, and I’m mad
In 2015: - I wrote 3 books - I published 1 book - I read 21 books - I grew stronger in my faith - I grew deeper in love with my husband - I became an auntie (due in 2016!) - I became a homeowner 😊 - I found peace at work - I … Continue reading What I did in 2015
Have you entered my Rafflecopter giveaway yet? You could win an advance copy of Forever Thirteen, as well as a $20 gift card to Starbucks, and a copy of the first book in the series, A Symphony of Cicadas. But if you wait to enter, you may miss your chance. I'm picking winners on Monday, … Continue reading Forever Thirteen giveaway – last chance!
Over the last several weeks, I've been working closely with my friend, Liz Carrasco, to create a cover that would perfectly embody what Forever Thirteen is all about. She read the story, and I gave her a vision of what I hoped the cover would look like. Well, she took that vision, and she created … Continue reading Forever Thirteen cover reveal!
A year ago, I was gearing up for the release of "A Symphony of Cicadas." And the anticipation to actually publish the book was killing me. In fact, my patience was so thin, I published it a week before the date I announced it would be released. Here was my official announcement. Isn't that newbie … Continue reading How to launch a book
I just sent out my 2nd newsletter today. Didn't get it? That means you're not on my mailing list! Click on the "Subscribe to Newsletter" link above to get on my mailing list and not miss anything. Here's what was sent out today: Happy December! I hope everything is going smooth as you gear up … Continue reading December book news
***ANNOUNCEMENT*** Everything I Am Not Saying, my book of poetry, is now available for sale at Amazon and Barnes & Noble! With this book, I completely recommend getting the print version because, in my personal opinion, it's a work of art. 🙂 But the eBook is a nice, less expensive way to read it, as … Continue reading New poetry book released!