Do everything for the 50th time!

Last week I celebrated my 49 birthday. And since we celebrate birthdays at the END of the year, that means I am now entering my FIFTIETH year. Whoops. How did that happen?? While I don’t feel fifty, I can’t help but think about how each day of this coming...

An Election Day Launch

There’s this thing in the publishing industry whereby books almost always release on Tuesdays. There are multiple theories as to why this is including: Tuesday is a slow sales day and needs the boost of new releases.The NY Times bestseller list is based on sales...

The First Review – Phew!

Just ahead of the release of a new story, authors can expect reviews to start trickling in. There are ARCs (advanced reader copies) along with services like NetGalley providing early readers and reviewers with access. It’s nerve-wracking. No matter how confident...

Three Months ‘Til a New Release

In these days when it seems like we can’t really plan for much of anything, how about planning to read my next story? It officially releases on election day (Nov. 3) and who doesn’t want a distraction from THAT?!? Here’s a teaser to hopefully whet...