Category Archives: Promotion

A Day In the Life of an Author

Recently, I put together a post for an ezine called Modern Creative Life. I spent a few weeks working on this post and it’s all about what my “typical Tuesday” is like. If you’ve ever been curious about what my … Continue reading

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What’s Going on with The Girl Who Saved Ghosts

Ebook ARCs I’m really excited to announce that the ebook advance reader copies are up on NetGalley for The Girl Who Saved Ghosts (TGWSG)! If you are a book blogger, reviewer, librarian, or media person, you can go and request … Continue reading

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What Makes A Wonderful Author Event?

Having great weather is essential for an outdoor event. It was sunny and 80s on Saturday for the Cheshire Strawberry Festival. Planning ahead is the next best thing. All the books were in waterproof suitcases and bags. We positioned the … Continue reading

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Why Self-Hosting a Blog Became Important to Me

Welcome to my new blogging home! I kept everything I could about the old blog, including my 7 years of posts and my theme, and migrated it over to my website. I’m sure lots of you are wondering why after … Continue reading

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Giveaways, Freebies, and Preorders–Oh My!

It’s less than 1 month until Highway Thirteen to Manhattan releases! To celebrate, I’ve got a few cool things lined up. Butternut Extravaganza Giveaway Want to win free signed paperback copies of the two books in The Six Train to Wisconsin … Continue reading

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I’m Back!

Hello! I’m back from my blog sabbatical. Since it’s been a while, I figured I’d do a what’s- been-happening post for my books and me! The Unbelievables series The Girl Who Ignored Ghosts won the Silver Falchion Judges’ Choice Awards for … Continue reading

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I'm a Finalist in the WD Contest #74

  WD Contest Finalist I’ve been entering contests this year to get my work out there to a larger audience. Short stories and flash fiction also happen to be great ways to keep your writing muscles in shape. So a … Continue reading

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The Funny Thing About Numbers

  Numbers don’t lie, but the conclusions we draw from them can be faulty. I used to think the majority of my readers of The Six Train to Wisconsin were paperback lovers. After all 70% of my sales were in paperback. … Continue reading

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How To Support Your Favorite Writers — Library Recommendations

I’m stuck in revisions. My book is pretty much a giant pile of silver poo right now. All part of the process, I know. So I thought I’d share a great post on how to support your favorite writers from … Continue reading

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Discovering the Snough

So somehow I’ve managed to get myself sick again. Too much travel, not enough sleep, overexposure to public transportation, and bam I’m back to sick. Not so sick that I’m confined to bed. More of a half work day / … Continue reading

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