I woke up this morning to a five star review from Readers’ Favorite Book Reviews and Contests. I’m not sure there’s any better way to start a week! Here is their review of Rising: Book One of The Adept Cycle. Special Agent Kessa St. James’ life takes an unexpected twist when the FBI sends her… Continue reading 5 Star Review of Rising
Book marketing is a lot of fun. No really, it is! It’s amazing how many places out there are willing to help you advertise your book! Some of them are even free. One of my personal favorites is the Goodreads Giveaway system. You follow the link below, put in your information (which is safe, protected… Continue reading Goodreads Giveaway Starts Today!
If you haven’t heard, my book has been published! I know, I know… it’s not like I’ve mentioned it or anything. Here are a few key dates to remember… RIGHT NOW – You can pre-order your signed copy of Rising directly from me, or you can pre-order it on your eReader through all the major… Continue reading Plans and Surprises
This morning, I woke up as an author. This truly is the first day of the rest of my life. I’ve sat every single step in this picture throughout my journey to get where I am, right now, today. For today, I’m at the top! YES! I did it! You see, the act of writing… Continue reading Day 1
After a whole lot of back and forth with the printer, and quite a few moments where both my designer and I wanted to chuck all technology out a window… possibly shun computers in general… maybe move to Tahiti and sell frothy drinks out of coconut halves… … yeah, after all that…. here it is.… Continue reading Drumroll Please….
Sign up for the Adept Cycle Interest List today! The drawing for October’s mailing list appreciation prize happens on Sunday, November 1st. Only those signed up on my mailing list by October 31st, 11:59 PM are eligible to win! Bonus! For an extra chance to win, after signing up for the list, tweet or post… Continue reading Time is Running Out!
Hello there from EditLand! Rising is back from my editor, and I’ve spent this weekend plowing through the final copy edit. ONLY SIX DAYS LEFT! Sign up for the Adept Cycle Interest List for your chance to win an Amazon gift card and receive updates and information right in your inbox! Last night, I realized… Continue reading NaNo Blog Interrupted
Today’s post is a dedication to all the people who helped me get to the point I’m at right now: On the brink of my first major publication. My first thought is, “Crap. I’m going to forget someone.” So I’ll just start way back at the beginning, and work my way up to the now.… Continue reading Day 32 – My Rising Stars
It seems ludicrous from way down here on the ground, looking up into the stratosphere and seeing my inspirations floating by on their puffy white clouds of publishing success. Kevin Hearne. Chuck Wendig. Jim Butcher. Neil Gaiman. Why would any of these authors want to read my book and give me a blurb? Up and… Continue reading Day 22 – Dear Role Model, You Wanna Read My Book?
As writers – as fiction authors – what are we doing, if not creating life on the page? Are we not narrating the journey of people who we connect with on our deepest and most intimate levels?