Svatura Series – Boxed Set

Do you believe it'll have been 5 years since I first released Blue Violet (Svatura #1) in August? And it'll be 2 years from the series release with The Wild Rose Press in October. Crazy, crazy, crazy how time speeds up. In celebration of these upcoming milestones, 2 things are happening this month... JUNE 9th -... Continue Reading →

Blue Violet (Svatura #1) | Chapter 1

Blue Violet (Svatura #1) - Chapter 1   CHAPTER 1 “You can’t go!” Ellie Aubrey closed her eyes briefly, then opened them and resumed her packing. “I have to,” she said quietly. She moved from where her suitcase lay on her bed, half-full, to the old-fashioned wardrobe that held the rest of her clothes. Grabbing... Continue Reading →

Taking Advantage of the Opportunity to Revise

As many of you know, my upcoming releases - the 4 books of the Svatura series - were originally self-published. My publisher, The Wild Rose Press, contracted them in January and we'll be released all 4 in October. It's now been 3 years since I released the first book (my first book ever). In that time I've written... Continue Reading →

The Season of the Svatura – Giveaways Galore

CONGRATS TO: Grand Prize Winner: Anna K. Runner Up Winners: Debbie D. Laurie B. Jennifer S. Carole C. Patricia W.   ****** I am re-releasing the 4 books of the Svatura Series - originally self-published, now new and improved - with my publisher, The Wild Rose Press.  All four books will go on pre-order in September... Continue Reading →

Begging, Editing, Writing, & Ideas

That's right, I am in several different phases on several different projects at the moment. You know how much I love to be busy. Well, we're in a holding pattern on the move right now as we wait for our house to sell, so what better time to go crazy on my writing, right? (Actually,... Continue Reading →

Svatura Series Cover Reveals

They are finally here! The covers for my new and improved Svatura Series!!! Huge thanks to Debbie Taylor for the gorgeous cover designs! The release dates are still TBD - but the dates we're aiming at are getting close!     The Svatura series will be released by The Wild Rose Press together in one special month this... Continue Reading →

A Look Back

In August of 2012 I self-published my first book, Blue Violet. I had written the first draft three years prior and then just sat on it. But in May of 2012 I found my editor (now beta reader and friend) Wendy and we started editing. I was in the middle of my MBA and working... Continue Reading →

Making Changes to the Svatura Series

As we've been getting the Svatura series ready for release (coming soon, dates TBD!) I've gone through each book and done a round of my own edits/changes before sending to my editor. The process has been very interesting, because I've been able to see how much I've grown as a writer since my first books.... Continue Reading →

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