Author Chat on December 8!

One of the things I’m most grateful for this year is the number of incredibly supportive authors I’ve met. Two of them, Jenn Bouchard and C. D’Angelo, have agreed to join me in a wonderful evening of conversation on Wednesday, December 8, at 7 p.m. Eastern time. (And if our pre-discussion discussion is anything to…

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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,…

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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…

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Celebrating Women’s Fiction Day!

UPDATE! Sally S. and Jennifer S. are winners! I’ll contact them via email. Thanks for participating! Welcome to Women’s Fiction Day! In 2019, the Women’s Fiction Writers Association (WFWA) established the day “to celebrate the authors, stories, readers, bookstores, and fans of the women’s fiction genre.” I’m a grateful member of WFWA, and I am…

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Women’s Fiction Day 2021 is Coming Soon!

Women’s Fiction Day is coming on June 8, 2021! What is Women’s Fiction Day, you ask? Let me tell you! In 2019, the Women’s Fiction Writers Association (WFWA) established the day “to celebrate the authors, stories, readers, bookstores, and fans of the women’s fiction genre.” I’m a grateful member of WFWA, and I am thrilled…

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Podcast Love

Several years ago now (I actually can’t remember when!), I met freelance journalist Carrie Vittitoe when a friend and I headed south to Kentucky to attend a writers conference. She was speaking about her experiences, and since then, we’ve kept up with each other on social media. Fast forward to 2019, and she and Amy…

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Shameless Promotion II

If I don’t promote myself, who will? That’s the introductory line of my last post on promotion, and a lesson I’m still learning. Eventually I’ll have learned enough about promotion, marketing, branding, and everything else that I’ll be able to teach a course. Maybe someday . . . But today, I have a fun surprise…

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Did Someone Say Free?

Book marketing is exhausting, and posting about the book over and over makes me grumpy, but my book (Rewrite the Stars, in case you’ve been ignoring me for a while) is FREE for a few days, so I’m writing about it here. And apparently I don’t care much how my sentences come together, because that…

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That’s a Wrap!

Never in a million years did I imagine that when I finally published a book, my launch would be virtual. But in the end, I’m glad it was. People from different parts of my life gathered to help me celebrate my accomplishment, and many of these folks would not have been able to attend a…

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Book Birthday

I’ve spent the better part of this year promoting others. Which is hard, people. It takes time and energy I barely have, and most of the time, people say thank you but don’t reciprocate. Now that’s not why I promote other people—to get them to promote my own things. I help them out because that’s…

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