Category: Announcements

Hyacinth Book Cover Reveal!!!

I am thrilled with the results. So – without further ado – here is the book cover for Hyacinth!!! I am so excited to finally be able to share the book cover for Hyacinth – Book #2 of the Svatura Series!!!! First to add a little background… When I decided on a title for the first book in the Svatura series – Blue Violet … Read More Hyacinth Book Cover Reveal!!!

‘Tis the Season to Give

UPDATE 1/1/13: I sold 72 books in December and have now given a nice even $100 to First Book plus another $20 anonymous donation which equates to 48 new books for kids in need. I didn’t quite make my goal of $300 – but still made a difference which was entirely the point. Thank you for all your support!   Date(s): December 1-31, 2012 Details: … Read More ‘Tis the Season to Give

Book Blog Tour – November 9-15

Book Blog Tour: November 9-15 Free Kindle Promo (Blue Violet): November 16-18 I am so excited to announce my very first book blog tour! For those of you not familiar, this is the virtual version of a book store tour. Various other book bloggers host me for a day. The types of posts can range from author interviews, to excerpts, to anything I want … Read More Book Blog Tour – November 9-15

Blue Violet Is Finally Here!!!

Finally, finally, finally the day has come…. Blue Violet is now available at amazon.com/dp/B009084KV8!!! If you read it and like it, please tell your friends. If you like it and are feeling generous with your time, please post a review on Amazon. Or if you have any feedback at all, feel free to post on any of my author pages. I’d love to hear what you … Read More Blue Violet Is Finally Here!!!

Book Cover Part #2 – Decisions, Decisions

In a previous blog post titled “Book Cover Part #1 – Getting Started” I discussed steps 1-3 (out of 5) that I am following to create the book cover for my first publication – Blue Violet – due out this August. Step 1 was researching what’s needed for a book cover – basics like size of the image, typical covers for this genre, etc.  Steps 2 and 3 … Read More Book Cover Part #2 – Decisions, Decisions

1st Time Author – Think I Can Do It?

After years of walking around with stories and book ideas in my head, and trying to write them down non-stop, I am finally getting around to trying to publish a book.  I am still in the beginning phases of the process.  The book is written.  I have found an editor, Wendy, who is incredible.  (More about Wendy and the edits later.)  My plan is to self-publish … Read More 1st Time Author – Think I Can Do It?