Archive for September 2021
Rewrite the Stars Is Going Audio
Great news! Late last week, word came in from voice actor Julie John that she’d been chosen to narrate the audio version of Rewrite the Stars. That news literally made me jump from my chair and do a happy dance. My original vision for the book was to be as accessible to everyone as possible,…Read More
An Interview with Tabitha Forney
As much as I love interacting with authors who are different from me on any level, I also enjoy finding those authors who remind me just a little of myself. 2021 Debuts author Tabitha Forney is one such author for two reasons: 1. she “writes books to appease the voices in her head,” and 2.…Read More
Free eBook of Rewrite the Stars Today!
A handsome stranger. A broken marriage. And a choice that could change her life forever. Just a heads-up that Rewrite the Stars is available for free today! If you or someone you know likes women’s fiction with romantic elements, stories with authentic characters, or tales with hopeful endings, this book is for you! Read…Read More
An Interview with Jennifer Bardsley
Conducting interviews allows me to “meet” so many authors, and each time I research an author and craft questions, I’m blown away by their talent, drive, ambition, and generosity. But 2021 Debuts author Jennifer Bardsley stands out among the pack when it comes to that last characteristic. On Instagram, where she has 15.7k followers, she…Read More
Twenty years ago, only a week and a half after 9/11, I made my way to my first ultrasound. Since this was my first pregnancy, and everything had been progressing as it should, my ultrasound had been scheduled for 19 weeks, almost halfway through the pregnancy. Thanks to the events that occurred earlier in September,…Read More
An Interview with Noah Lemelson
Authors love to have their work validated (don’t people in general?) and fellow 2021 Debuts author Noah Lemelson is in the thick of that validation. His debut novel, The Sightless City, released in July, and readers are enjoying it. Screenwriter Gary Goldman wrote, “The Sightless City is like nothing I’ve ever seen. Fantasy, dieselpunk, and…Read More
An Interview with Alison Cochrun
2021 Debuts author Alison Cochrun is flying high these days. Her debut novel, The Charm Offensive, released last week to great praise. The book garnered a starred review from Booklist and Bookpage, and Library Journal said “this novel shines, especially for readers underrepresented or underappreciated in mainstream romance.” Always a sucker for a good love…Read More
Bringing Your Characters to Life!
A few weeks ago, a friend and I were talking about writing. “I love writing character sketches,” I said. “I’m not really sure why. Character-driven stories aren’t really my thing.” My friend’s eyes widened. “They’re not? Um, you totally write character-driven stories.” Until then, I had no idea. Truly. I mean, I knew I didn’t…Read More