Well, I’ve gone and done it–I’ve thrown my hat in the ring for PitchWars 2015. I have a manuscript I’ve been polishing and polishing and have started looking for a … Continue Reading My #PitchWars Mentee Bio
Today I’m hosting R.L. King and her urban fantasy/paranormal thriller series The Alastair Stone Chronicles. Ms. King is giving away a $40 Amazon or B&N gift card, so make sure to … Continue Reading R.L. King’s Alastair Stone Chronicles
In Monday’s blog post I talked about getting published, including tips for navigating publishers and agents and getting that coveted acceptance. In this post, I’m going to talk about things … Continue Reading What to do after you get a ‘yes’
Today I’m hosting Judy Teel and her new adult urban fantasy Savage Magic. Judy is giving away a $20 Amazon or B&N gift card, so make sure to comment, follow the … Continue Reading Savage Magic by Judy Teel
I’m still pretty new to the party on the published side of the writing fence, having only been published for about a year and a half now. However, I’ve published … Continue Reading 5 tips for aspiring published authors
I’m going to be participating in a couple different giveaways and celebrations over the next few weeks, with LOADS of awesome prizes! Here’s where you can come join in the … Continue Reading Upcoming celebrations and contests!
Have you ever considered how the characters in your story communicate with each other: across airwaves, in cyberspace, through high-tech devices? I’m not even talking about sci-fi. The future is … Continue Reading Modern technology in fiction
This post is part of the Insecure Writer’s Support Group blog hop. The first Wednesday of every month is Insecure Writer’s Support Group day. Post your thoughts on your own blog. … Continue Reading Wait for it.
Today I’m hosting Linda Thomas-Sundstrom and her novel Seduced By the Moon, a sizzling paranormal romance from Harlequin. Linda is giving away a $25 Amazon or B&N gift card, so make sure … Continue Reading Virtual tour for Seduced By the Moon by Linda Thomas-Sundstrom
My book covers are up at RateBookCover.com, a site with lots of gorgeous book covers you can vote on. If you think my covers are lovely, I’d love some votes! Voting … Continue Reading Do ya like my covers?
Today I’m hosting a cover reveal for Triangulating Bliss, a women’s paranormal/magical realism by Janelle Jalbert. Janelle is giving away a $20 Amazon or B&N gift card, so make sure … Continue Reading Cover reveal for Triangulating Bliss by Janelle Jalbert
Well, I spent my fortieth birthday in Vegas, and while I did have a lot of fun there, things didn’t exactly…go as planned. We stayed at The Flamingo which has … Continue Reading I’m baaack!
Just a short happy personal post today to let everyone know tomorrow is my 40th birthday–yikes! So why am I so happy? Because my best friend is taking me to … Continue Reading Lordy, lordy, I’m turning 40!
Today I’m hosting Elizabeth Einspanier’s cover reveal for her horror/western Hungry As a Wolf, available October 31st. Elizabeth is giving away a $25 Amazon or B&N gift card, so be sure to comment, … Continue Reading Cover reveal for Hungry As a Wolf by Elizabeth Einspanier
I’ve never been one to plot, even a full-length novel–I’m definitely a pantser. If you haven’t heard that term before, it’s a writer who writes from the seat of their … Continue Reading Let’s get spiritual.
I’m published with several publishers, one large and a few small. I’ve spread my literary seed around, you could say. I didn’t plan this, it just sort of happened. I … Continue Reading Things to look for in a publisher.
Today I’m hosting Christine Amsden and her paranormal romance Madison’s Song. Her tour includes a chance to win a $10 Amazon or B&N gift card! Follow the tour for even … Continue Reading Madison’s Song by Christine Amsden
Like many ‘just getting started’ authors, I have a budget for self-promotion and marketing. Even though one of the publishers I’m with is well known and prestigious, they understandably reserve … Continue Reading Advertising–does it work for authors?
If you’re a writer, something you’ve probably heard time and again is ‘understand your characters.’ This means having full and intimate knowledge of your character’s backgrounds–where they went to school, … Continue Reading Presenting: Your World
One question writers get asked a lot is “Where do you get your ideas from?” The answer is so broad and varied, at least for me, it’s impossible to answer … Continue Reading What’s the big idea?