Today I had a second to walk off and catch my breath and a feeling washed over me that I described as feeling as if I'm tumbling through time. Not tumbling at any particular angle but just like a tumbleweed on a flat surface. I need to just stop for a minute and get myself … Continue reading Drifting Along With the Tumbling Tumbleweeds
I've posted several times here that I was fortunate enough to win my Pubslush campaign through a pitch contest for Pubslush and Booklogix. This isn't something I set out to undertake but I figured due to my current financial situation, what did I have to lose? Creativity and the arts are something I am passionate … Continue reading An Update on My #Pubslush and A Personal Commentary About the Literary #Crowdfunding Contraversy
Even though it feels like it's taken forever to get here, today, October 1, 2014 marks the first official day of my virtual book tour for The Blue Diamond - The Razor's Edge. Here is the official link to my publisher's blog tour page. Here are all of the sites and links: 9/23 - Lit … Continue reading Let The Blue Diamond #Blog #Tour Begin!
I often blog about finding readers. Tonight, although in a bit of a pizza coma--overdid it just a pinch--I started reading back over a synopsis I was working on and decided it's a little difficult to generate interest in a novel without at least letting readers in on what they're getting for their time and … Continue reading How Readers Talk to Each Other – VS – A Synopsis
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…
Pre-Order your copy today! Ivory Shepard didn't want to be a pirate when she grew up but she didn't plan on being orphaned and alone at thirteen with her three cousins either.After a Spanish raid in Charles Towne left them with nothing, Ivory held her cousins together, trained them to fight for their lives and led … Continue reading Thanks to KDP you may now PRE-ORDER your copy of “THE BLUE DIAMOND!”
This has been one hell of a week. Sick, doctor appointments, x-rays, mammogram, barely any sleep, torrential rains and flooding, and worrying about having everything I need together for my PubSlush campaign. Then this morning my husband called my work line...he never calls my work line unless it's an emergency. I had my cell phone … Continue reading My Face When I Saw My New Book Cover Today!
My Mom used to say, "When a guy's sick he don't feel good." She would say it in the cutest voice. She would say it to any of us who weren't feeling well, as she sweetly wiped our hair away from our brow and administered her one of a kind healing powers. Chicken soup, hot … Continue reading Did You Miss Me or Did You Not Notice I Was Missing? 😉
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?