Preparing for a #NewRelease #Authortips


It’s a little less than a month, October 21st-eeek, before my new release hits the shelves and there’s so much to do! Here’s a short checklist of what I’ve done, and what is left. I hope it helps you with your book baby. 3. 1 month out, I booked a blog tour. Xpresso Tours provides…

The Snowball Effect #Writertips #HolidayRomance #mgtab @mimisgang1


The Benefits of a Writer’s Group   A few months ago Mimi Barbour, creator of The Authors’ Billboard, a group of over thirty bestselling romance writers, came up with the ingenious idea of setting up box sets varying in size from six to eight books and enrolling them into the Kindle Select program. The hope…

How Writing Is Like Hair Color #amwriting #Writertips


  This might get a little longwinded so bear with me 🙂   How many of you remember arguing with your parents when you were a teen and desperately wanted to color your hair? My daughter used to drive me crazy with these requests. “Please, Mom, Stephanie’s mom let her do it.” Or my personal…

Anatomy of a Winning Book Cover: #mgtab #MFRWauthor


What is the first thing that draws you to a book? Is it the title? Author? Description?

For me all three play an important part, but the cover is the first to catch my attention.

Color, theme, contrast, each needs careful consideration.

Loving Liam by Loretta Lost #NA #RomSus #mgtab @LorettaLost


Clarity 5: Loving Liam Loretta Lost Publication date: April 26th 2016 Genres: New Adult, Romance, Suspense Happily ever after isn’t always easy… Helen and Liam are engaged to be married and their relationship is stronger than ever. But when Helen encourages the young doctor to mend fences with his estranged family before the wedding, she…

Don’t Sweat the Little Stuff #mgtab #MFRWauthor #Writer


  The past couple of months have been a series of ups and downs, and anyone who knows me knows I don’t handle stress all that well, hence the gray hair, or so I like to tell myself 🙂 Normally, my life runs along a pretty even keel, with a routine that suits me fine….

Collateral Damage by Gwenan Haines #Mystery #Suspense #MFRWauthor @Goddessfish


  Collateral Damage by Gwenan Haines ~~~~~~~~~~~~~ GENRE: Romantic suspense ~~~~~~~~~~~~~   BLURB:   For three years Laura Drake has watched Senator Pete Worthington promote a series of gorgeous women while she sits in a forgotten corner answering constituent letters on an outdated computer. When Worthington asks her to find an elusive file one Friday…

Placing Your Best Foot Forward #MFRWauthor #mgtab


  Have you ever watched a worker bee as she goes about her business collecting pollen to take back to her hive? Worker bees are responsible for everything from feeding the larvae (the baby bees), to tending to the queen, to cleaning the hive, to collecting food, to guarding the colony, to building honeycomb. And…

Cold Blooded by Lisa Regan #RSsos #Mystery #Suspense @lisalregan


  Cold-Blooded by Lisa Regan ~~~~~~~~~~~~~ GENRE: Mystery/Suspense ~~~~~~~~~~~~~   BLURB:   Fourteen years ago, high school track star Sydney Adams was gunned down in Philadelphia’s Fairmount Park. The investigation yielded useless clues, and the case went cold. But homicide detective Augustus Knox never gave up on finding Sydney’s killer. Now, retired from the police…

Maybe Tomorrow by @ErinCawood #Romance #WomensFic #MFRWauthor


  Maybe Tomorrow by Erin Cawood ~~~~~~~~~~~~~ GENRE: Contemporary Women’s Fiction ~~~~~~~~~~~~~   BLURB:   Does a heart ever really heal from its first break?   On an unseasonably hot night in late September, Dr. Keon McGowan is called away from a family gathering to a hospital emergency. Amongst his patients that night is a…

3 Wishes by Peggy Jaeger #MFRWauthor #Contemporary #Romance @peggy_jaeger


  3 Wishes by Peggy Jaeger ~~~~~~~~~~~~~ GENRE: Contemporary Romance ~~~~~~~~~~~~~   BLURB:   Valentine’s Day is chocolatier Chloe San Valentino’s favorite day of the year. Not only is it the busiest day in her candy shop, Caramelle de Chloe, but it’s also her birthday. Chloe’s got a birthday wish list for the perfect man…

Forbidden by Lauren Smith #NA #romance @Barclay_PR @LSmithAuthor


  An American college student falls for a mysterious British bad boy who brings her deepest fantasies to life, neither of them knowing they’ll soon become step-siblings.   Award winning, and fan favorite, author, Lauren Smith has a brand new, New Adult, series! Love taboo relationships? You’re going to love FORBIDDEN: HER BRITISH STEPBROTHER, featuring…

Simmer and Smoke by Peggy Lampman #MFRWauthor #mgtab #Fiction @GoddessFish


  Simmer and Smoke: A Southern Tale of Grit and Spice by Peggy Lampman ~~~~~~~~~~~~~ GENRE: women’s contemporary fiction ~~~~~~~~~~~~~ BLURB: A single mother who dreams of becoming a chef. A food writer who just lost the love of her life. Two women discover what’s worth fighting for in this deliciously rendered novel that illuminates…