Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com Celebrating a Milestone Five years ago, I decided to quit feeling sorry for myself and do something about it. You see, I'd recently moved away from home and was lost and lonely. But, I had a dream. One I'd carried in the back of my mind for years. I wanted … Continue reading Celebrating a Milestone- Realizing a Dream #Romance #Writer #eNovAaW
I've been staring my climatic moment in the eye for weeks now and it just won't cooperate.
One of the first things any potential buyer is drawn to, whether online, a library, or in a brick and mortar store is a standout cover. It is critically important that YOU, as a hard-working writer, DO NOT skip this important marketing step.
Do you have a favorite author? One whose pages you could read without seeing the cover and you'd STILL be able to say without a doubt, yes, that is definitely their book?
I thought so 🙂
Have you ever started to write a book and had a secondary character try to take over the story? It doesn't matter how hard you work at putting them on the sidelines, they keep popping up at the most inopportune times. I've found it's better to go with the flow and see where it takes … Continue reading Help, my secondary character is taking over the book! #amwriting #Romance #mgtab
Wife, Widow, and Warrior in Alexander Hamilton’s Quest for a More Perfect Union From the New York Times bestselling authors of America’s First Daughter comes the epic story of Eliza Schuyler Hamilton—a revolutionary woman who, like her new nation, struggled to define herself in the wake of war, betrayal, and tragedy. Haunting, moving, … Continue reading The last surviving light of the Revolution… My Dear Hamilton by @StephanieHDray and Laura Kamoie #Historical #Read @InkSlingerPR @LauraKayeAuthor
THE SINGLE BEST TOOL every writer needs NOW to build, boost, and grow their author platform. Unsure how to market your book or feel overwhelmed by the sheer number of author platform options out there (or not even sure what the term means)? Ever wish someone could break it down for you in simple … Continue reading The BadReadHead Media 30-Day Book Marketing Challenge #BookReview #WriterTips @RachelintheOC
What if your favorite superheroes had Regency-era doppelgangers? And what if a group of them were recruited by the Duke of Wellington to gather intelligence for him during the Napoleonic Wars while they protected their own parts of the realm? You’d get The Heart of a Hero Series. Wolfgang, one of Lord … Continue reading What if your superheroes had Regency-era doppelgangers? The Mercenary Pirate by Katherine Bone #historical #NewRelease @katherinelbone
Did you ever wonder how authors manage to visit all the places in the world they write so eloquently about? Believe me, if I could travel to exotic locales I would (not so sure about different worlds though!), but most of us have to make do with researching the areas we're interested in placing our … Continue reading I Can See You Now #inspiration #amwriting #MFRWauthor
Operation Camp Navajo: A Jonathan Stone Mystery Short Story Camp Navajo Weapon Station near Flagstaff, Arizona is robbed and Jonathon Stone and fellow agent Dale Oak are dispatched to the area to insure that CIA weapons stored at the site are intact. Upon arrival he finds the FBI has taken charge and has … Continue reading Operation Camp Navajo: A Jonathan Stone Mystery Short Story #Mystery #Writer @jimhbs
He surfaced two years ago. Then he disappeared. But Detective Angie Pallorino hasn’t forgotten the violent rapist who left a distinctive calling card—crosses etched into the flesh of his victims’ foreheads. When a comatose Jane Doe is found in a local cemetery, sexually assaulted, mutilated, and nearly drowned, Angie is struck … Continue reading The Drowned Girls by Loreth Anne White #BookReview #Thriller #Montlake @Loreth
For an indie author, the tough job of writing a book, editing, choosing covers (all of mine are done by the fabulous Kim Killion), learning how to format (if you're doing your own I highly recommend Vellum!) and uploading to your chosen vendors can seem overwhelming. Fortunately, there are many informative blogs, such as Kristen … Continue reading Celebrating my first featured @Bookbub #Sale #mgtab
Today, we're spotlighting YOU FIRST, Stephanie Fournet's newest contemporary romance. It released December 13th, so be sure to grab your copy! Learn more about YOU FIRST below, enter the $100 giveaway, and be sure to follow the blog tour for more entries! You First by Stephanie Fournet Publisher: Blue Tulip Publishing Publication Date: December 13th, 2016 Driven. Private. Insanely talented. Gray Blakewood is … Continue reading She deserves a lifetime of happiness: You First by Stephanie Fournet #YouFirst #Romance @JenHalliganPR @Stephanie4net
The Jake Bernstein FBI series by Donna Del Oro ~~~~~~~~~~~~~ GENRE: romantic suspense ~~~~~~~~~~~~~ BLURB: A riveting blend of romantic thriller, mystery and WWII espionage that spans sixty years of lies. England’s secret service agency MI5 recruits Jewish-American FBI analyst Jake Bernstein to go undercover and investigate an elderly, naturalized American grandmother, suspected of being … Continue reading The Jake Bernstein FBI Series by Donna Del Oro #Mystery #Thriller #mgtab
Barrier by D.C. Renfroe ~~~~~~~~~~~~~ GENRE: Romance Thriller RELEASE DATE OF THE BOOK: October 10th, 2016. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~ BLURB: When Claire Luna is kidnapped and taken to a remote island, her predictable life is torn to shreds. She thought she understood grief, loss and loneliness. But nothing prepared her for the island. Tucker Knight had … Continue reading Can she survive the island? Barrier by D.C. Renfroe #Thriller #mystery #mgtab
In order to maintain believability in your storyline, whether it be a romance or a science fiction novel, you need to do your research. This is where the fun begins. Digging through dusty tomes at the local library, or surfing the net, research can lead you on a merry dance. From locations all over the … Continue reading RESEARCH IS THE BACKBONE TO A GOOD STORYLINE