Cover Wars!

The awesome folks at Masquerade Crew hold a monthly contest called Cover Wars. I always have fun looking at the various covers submitted for different genre, as well as if one of my favorites wins. For the month of September both the Blue Violet cover and the Svatura Box Set cover are both in the... Continue Reading →

Name a Character Contest – Vote

I got some great entries for the Crimson Dahlia Name a Character Contest. Thank you to everyone who entered! As a reminder, I asked my readers for name ideas for a girl who is very small, pale, with dark brown hair. Old enough to be someone's "love interest" down the road. Right now she's out... Continue Reading →

Blue Violet Wins Bronze at the IPPYs!!!

I am thrilled to announce that Blue Violet - my debut novel and the first book of the Svatura series - won Bronze in the Best Sci-Fi/Fantasy/Horror eBook category at the Independent Publisher Book Awards (IPPYs) for 2013!!!!! I am beyond thrilled and honored to have placed! Click here to see more details: Almost 2,500... Continue Reading →

Svatura Book #3 – Title Contest Winner

At the beginning of April I started the "Name the Next Book in the Svatura Series Contest".  The books in the Svatura series all have a flower for the title. As part of the contest I included some very specific guidelines to select the flower for the title/cover: 1. The name of the flower would... Continue Reading →

Svatura Book #3 – Vote on the Title

I have yet to name the third book of the Svatura series. Over the last two weeks as part of my contest to help name the book, readers have been submitting title ideas to me via comments here, on Facebook, on Twitter, and email. Thank you so much for all the wonderful ideas and submissions!!! Out of the... Continue Reading →

Contest: Title for Svatura Book #3

I have yet to name the third book of the Svatura series. Please help me find and select the flower/title for Book #3! Here's the plan... submit your flower ideas through the 15th of April. I will select my top 4 favorites and then put those up for a reader vote through the 30th. The... Continue Reading →

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... Continue Reading →

And The Winner Is…

The winner of the Hyacinth Name a Character Contest is in. Drum roll please... Finalist #1 - Kelli's submission of Dez O'Moore won 63% of the votes! Name: Desmond Alexander O'Moore Nicknames: Nicknames include Dez and Alex Description: Hes about 6'2ʺ golden tan hair that waves it long enough to slick back but not past... Continue Reading →

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