Hi writer friends! Ever wonder what it's like to launch your book into the world? Wonder what it's like for other authors? Today, my long-time friend and best-selling author, Barbara Claypole White, shares her honest account of what she's thinking and feeling during a book launch. And that's her thing! Barbara's novels tackle mental health topics with honestly and compassion. Nothing is … [Read more...] about Guest Post: Six Book Launch Fears by Barbara Claypole White
Just in time for the new year (or late holiday gifting) two copies of Left to Chance, signed, if you like, are up for grabs on Goodreads until 12/17! Just click here to enter! GIVEAWAY If you've already read Left to Chance, enter anyway! It's always nice to tuck away a future hostess or birthday gift, right? Did you read and enjoy the story? Please leave a review on Amazon (even if you didn't … [Read more...] about Goodreads Giveaway for Left to Chance
NanoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) ended on November 30th. This was the first year I tagged along to see what the fuss was about. I participated on my own terms, with a small "unofficial" group on Facebook that disbanded as soon as the clock tolled December. I promised myself, and my friends, I'd write 1,000 words per day. This would not allow me to achieve WINNER status in the official … [Read more...] about What happens after NanoWriMo?
The best compliment I've been given about Left to Chance is that readers want to go there. Yes, to Chance, Ohio. To a fictional town in the corner of a state I lived in once for ten months (and in real live Cleveland, not charming Chance). Readers want to go to Perk for coffee, and most of them want to meet Beck. He's my favorite too although my agent and I agree to disagree on whether he looks … [Read more...] about The Worst Thing You Can Ask Me About My Book