Tag: blue violet

Ellie & Alex – Wedding Plans

In honor of Valentine’s Day I thought the most romantic thing I could share would be some of the plans for Ellie and Alex’s wedding. They are deep into wedding planning. Let’s just hope their plans don’t have to change at the last minute! Ellie’s Dress Ellie’s a huge fan of old movies. In true Ellie fashion, she’s selected one of her favorite dresses … Read More Ellie & Alex – Wedding Plans

Name That Blue Violet Character Contest #1

Comment on this post or go vote on my Facebook page to name the character in the following quote from Blue Violet. Get it right and get entered in a drawing to win a signed paperback copy of Blue Violet. Don’t  know? Vote anyway and automatically get entered in the ‘Win a Kindle Contest’! Votes must be in by 11:59pm PST today (Feb 3). The winner … Read More Name That Blue Violet Character Contest #1

Blog Tour Stop #4 – @ She’s Got Books On Her Mind

November 15th – Stop #4 for my first ever blog tour is at She’s Got Books On Her Mind by Adriana. Adriana is a book blogger who gave a first time author a shot. She wrote a lovely review on Blue Violet a little while ago and I very much enjoy her blog on a regular basis. Thanks Adriana for hosting me for this … Read More Blog Tour Stop #4 – @ She’s Got Books On Her Mind

Blog Tour Stop #2 – @ All in One Place

November 13th – Stop #2 for my first ever blog tour is at All In One Place by Kirsty! Kirsty is a book blogger who very kindly took a chance on a brand new author and reviewed Blue Violet early on.  She has become an online friend and supporter for my writing. Thanks Kirsty for hosting me on this tour! Kirsty loved my characters in … Read More Blog Tour Stop #2 – @ All in One Place

Blog Tour Stop #1 – @ JadeKerrion.com

November 9th – Stop #1 for my first ever blog tour is at JadeKerrion.com. Jade is a very talented fellow author of Perfection Unleashed and blogger. She has been one of those folks who has been so helpful to me as I find my way through self-publishing, and very kindly hosted my first stop on my blog tour. We did an author spotlight and excerpt … Read More Blog Tour Stop #1 – @ JadeKerrion.com

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

A Book Title With Meaning

Coming up with the titles for my books has been one of my favorite exercises so far. The title is one element of my books I did not research extensively like I have most of my self-publishing tasks. I based my title selection solely on personal preference. I was very deliberate about selecting the title for Blue Violet. I knew that it would be … Read More A Book Title With Meaning

My 1st Free Kindle Promotion: How I “Sold” 6000 Books in 2 Days

I’ve just finished running my first free promotion on Kindle. Here are my initial thoughts on the experience (which far, far, far exceeded my expectations)… First of all – huge thanks to everyone who took advantage of the promotion and downloaded the book. I hope you enjoy it! And also a huge thanks to those who listed me, retweeted me, shared my FB link, etc. I really … Read More My 1st Free Kindle Promotion: How I “Sold” 6000 Books in 2 Days

Guest Blogging: Character Interview with Ellie Aubrey

I wrote my first guest blog piece this last week and it is now posted! For those of you who don’t know, a guest blog is when another blogger asks you to write something for their blog. I’m finding that this is very common on book blogs. Theresa Cole – owner of Fade Into Fantasy – was nice enough to invite me to be … Read More Guest Blogging: Character Interview with Ellie Aubrey

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!!!