It's done! It's finally done! My manuscript is complete! Editing - COMPLETE!!! I love all 99,500 words!!! Book number three is off to the publisher! What a journey it's been and tomorrow (well today) we shall celebrate the completion of this little jewel!!! Thank you all for following along with my progress! Pre-Order yours tonight … Continue reading Done! Done! Done! Hurray!
As you know, if you follow my blog, I'm taking part in an interesting exercise in crowd-funding. After doing a bit of Googling, I noticed that there appears to be some confusion as to what the purpose of crowd-funding is and why people do it. In my case, I'm doing it to raise money to … Continue reading I’m a Little Disappointed Tonight – Albeit Not Too Surprised
Honestly, I have no clue if I've won any prizes but right now, I'm thrilled I won a silver medal!
I finished my PubSlush campaign last night and it has been approved! First, here's a little video to give you more information about PubSlush and their mission. The Pubslush Cause from Pubslush on Vimeo. I'd be ever so grateful if you'd go take a peek at it and perhaps even register as a fan to … Continue reading PubSlush is Complete and Ready to Go – Let’s Do This!
I've been both busy and lazy for a few days. I've just recovered from pneumonia and a bit of exhaustion set in. I realized I was pushing myself too hard, so besides a few hours at the Inn Saturday evening having some hard apple cider with my favorite crew, watching pre-season football, I slept this … Continue reading Sorry for my absence. Here’s my excuse note…
With this PubSlush campaign ramping up for launch on September 1st, I'm faced with so many decisions as to how I want to use the funding (IF I get the funding I need) to market my new book. There are as many opinions about how to market your book as there are books to sell … Continue reading Your Book: Social Networking Versus Conventional Advertising-What Say You?
Holly Lauren has just earned another award for her book "Tempus" the first book in the GenEx Saga! Holly's novel has been chosen to be one of the 20 books listed on their Clean YA Literature reads of 2015-2016! Read more below! (Click the book cover above to get your e-copy from … Continue reading Holly Lauren has just earned another award for her book “Tempus” the first book in the GenEx Saga!
I guess in some ways it still is. Two years ago before I'd even finished my first novel, I read a now long-lost article about building an author platform. Boy was I confused! I hadn't even finished my first novel at the time and I knew zip about publishing so in between writing, I read … Continue reading Remembering When a Platform Was Something People Stood on to Give A Speech
Is this real life? I've been asking myself that for a week now. I entered this contest a few weeks ago. I pitched "The Blue Diamond - An Ivory Razor Adventure." I love this book so much. This means more to me than anyone could possibly know. Hello Peggy, Congratulations! You are the second-place winner … Continue reading An E-Mail that Blew My Mind – Second Place in the PubSlush-BookLogix Pitch Contest!
I got my book badge for FIREFLIES tonight! It's real! As cliche as it sounds and as much as I'd love to win in one of the two categories I am nominated in, I am just so honored and blessed to have made it into the finals. Thank you to anyone and everyone who has read … Continue reading Pardon Me While I Scream!!!