I feel as though I'm completely jumping into part of the market world. I've signed and paid for my first ad to be placed (no, I'm not saying where or how much--maybe if it works or does work, there will be another post on that). I've been doing a lot of giveaways with eBooks and … Continue reading Jumping in, two feet forward
As most of you know, I spent two weeks traveling around the US from the East Coast to almost the West Coast. What you don't know is that on my way back from Montana to Texas, I had an amazing visit with fellow WIPpeter and friend, Sarah Hart. She met up with me at the … Continue reading Excitement and more!
Hey y'all (I can say that since I live in Texas). I was interviewed by Aaron Speca, an amazing, amazing person. The interview went live today. I have to say, this is was the funnest interview I have done so far. He did a great job on it. ALSO!!!!! On a more exciting note, there's … Continue reading Interview with Aaron Speca & Cover Reveal for “Dying Embers”
Today is a day to be remembered! But isn't every day? =P I spent about six hours writing today and completed the novel "Ashes Fall" in almost record time. If you only count the days that I wrote during NaNo, it probably is. However, I started writing this novel in February. It was slow going; … Continue reading Ashes Fall and the end of the James Matthew’s Trilogy
Today my interview with Indie Author Land goes live!! I'm sharing it here so you can read it. I had a ton of fun answering their questions and getting to know them better.The interview is about my first novel Forever Burn.Here's a section from the interview...OK. Tell us a little more about James. James has … Continue reading Indie Author Land Interview
Good morning to all you lovelies!! This weeks WIPpet comes from my newest novel that I'm writing, ASHES FALL. It's the third and final to the trilogy about James Matthews and is the sequel to FOREVER BURN. Enjoy!! This is the last 19 paragraphs (though most are really short because they're dialogue) to the prologue. … Continue reading #WIPpet Wednesday June 19, 2013 #wippeeters
I was interviewed for a blog!! wow! =P Go check it out and do some things to enter to win some goodies!! A-smith.
I can't tell you how nervous I still get when emailing my publisher (or the fact that half the time I'm still in wonder about having a publisher!). I'm not kidding. My first book, FOREVER BURN, has been out since March 1, coming up on three months now, and it seems to be doing fairly … Continue reading Dying Embers: Take Two
On day two of your work being out on submission.. This is me, quite simply put. Although, I'm not on day two...I'm on week four, with about five more WEEKS to go. *sigh*. I sent "For by Grace" into a new publisher for submission, and I am desperately waiting to hear back. The longer that … Continue reading On day two of your work being out on submission.
I wanted to share this blog and the struggles that I have been dealing with for the past "little" while. It seems over this past week to me that each person's story and struggle is important to understanding who they are and where they come from. It is also rather therapeutic for those who are … Continue reading The Failure of Time
It's hard to struggle. I think that, and then at the same time I think that struggling just adds that much more to the story. I have officially been unemployed since December of 2011. That's sixteen months and heading right into the seventeenth. Yes, I currently work at a church twice a month doing children's … Continue reading Struggling Artist #indie
I finally put the collage together that I've been meaning to do. These are a few photos from people who bought "Forever Burn" and were kind enough to send me the photos of them holding it. I love the community, love, and care that this shows, and seeing all these smiling faces just makes me … Continue reading Forever Burn Collage
I just got home from one of the longest days at school. I'm looking forward to tonight and relaxing with a good friend and a great meal (that she's cooking for me!). So, I checked my mail and in it was a really small, inconspicuous letter. I open in up and WOW! I feel so … Continue reading Good things come in small packages…
Hey y'all (yes, I've been living in Texas far too long). This is a blog hop. Don't know what that is? Good, I didn't either for a bit. Basically, this is a way to learn about some awesome and cool indie authors. I answer a few questions and give them a shout-out! I want to … Continue reading The Next Big Thing: Blog Hop March 20, 2013
So...I finished writing my 85k word novel yesterday in a massive rush of typing away during spring break and now...now I'm not sure what to do. Spending so much time on one project, where my entire focus is only on that, is fantastic but when finished leaves a very odd feeling. It's like a large … Continue reading The Downward Spiral
Welcome! I had to cancel the original party due to the flu-like cold and ridiculously high fever I had. This one will NOT be canceled. I'm bound and determined that if even sick, I will still go! So, come and join me in celebrating the launch of Forever Burn. There will be cool swag that … Continue reading Book Lauch Party rehashed
So, selling books is awesome! But... I sold a book to someone I don't know and that is way cooler! While the support from my friends and family is wonderful, to actually sell the book more people need to buy it than just them. And it's happening!!! So go buy on amazon or B&N. Amazon … Continue reading Sales!
This is a fantastic email to get from my publisher! The Ebook is now available. I'm saying it once. Buy it!! smashwords
This world has been crazy the past few weeks for me. I am writing, though not on fiction (unless you are atheist, then maybe it's fiction to you). I am sermonizing. It's actually quite like writing a short story. I'll share it when I'm done. I'm also adding in music to it. Secondly, if you … Continue reading Writing and Book Launching!
My copies have officially arrived in the mail!! w00t! Just in time for me to leave for the weekend.