Happy Monday! Today I am being interviewed by Tracy Cooper-Posey at her blog, Romance for Grown-Ups. I'll be talking about my favorite authors, books, moments in literature and of course, my own book. I'm also giving away an e-book copy of Some Rise by Sin. So head over and check it out!
A few months back I posted an update on my latest venture - a contemporary Christmas romance. Now, I hardly consider myself an old pro when it comes to writing, but I did pick up several things in the 7 long years it took me to write Some Rise by Sin. However, most of those things flew … Continue reading One Stop For Writers: An Online Library Unlike Any Other
This Wednesday, the three core members of Five Directions Press - C.P. Lesley, Ariadne Apostolou, and myself - will hold a panel discussion on Everyday Heroines in Fiction at the Helen Kate Furness Library in Wallingford, PA. We'll be selling our books and also discussing what it's like to form and publish through an authors' … Continue reading Five Directions Press Library Panel This Week
I can't believe it's been three months since I released Some Rise by Sin into the wild. So far, I'm really satisfied with the response! If anyone out there has purchased and read the book, no matter what you thought of it, would you be so kind as to post a review on Amazon, Barnes … Continue reading June Update
Yes, you read right - this is actually, finally, really happening! The paperback version of Some Rise by Sin is now available on Amazon.com. The Kindle version is available for pre-order and will be available on March 31. An e-book version for Nook is also in the works! Stay tuned for updated links!
7 years of work. 1 trip to England. 3+ versions (more for several of the beginning chapters). 4 beta readers. 149,000 words. 596 pages. 2 awesome critique partners. 1 won NaNoWriMo. 3 titles. 1 completed book. No, I'm not writing some kind of messed-up version of 12 Days of Christmas. I'm thinking about all the … Continue reading Finally.
Well, it's finally that time. I've accomplished what I (and, likely, my parents and critique group) thought would never happen. I completed my first round of revisions. Finally. 19 months after typing the last page of Some Rise By Sin, I finished combing each page for of cliches and anachronisms, awkwardly-worded sentences and continuity errors. … Continue reading Beta Copies Going Out This Week