Book Release Day: Fantasy vs Reality

When I was a very young writer I had visions of my future book release days that were elaborate and glamorous. Parties with New York literati. Long lines at bookstores. Jetting off on a book tour to exotic locations. I even used to practice what I'd say when David Letterman interviewed me about my wildly... Continue Reading →

Win a copy of Griefed in this Goodreads Giveaway

The third Lexy Cooper mystery is now in paperback and you could win one of three signed copies! Just enter the giveaway by August 17th for your chance to win. Enter to Win Here

Do we read enough?

I ask the question because for the first time in my life, I feel like I don't. I've always been a big reader. My mom taught me to read when I was very young and by the time I started Kindergarten I was reading books meant for third graders. I was always reading...but I never... Continue Reading →

Review Schooled and become a character in my next book!

I declare that May is Review Month! Or you could call it "tit for tat" month, which is appropriate considering we're talking about Lexy Cooper. The Set Up Writing is a lonely-ass profession. Reviews, comments, and feedback on the words we write are the fuel that keeps us going. Reviews --even negative ones-- offer us... Continue Reading →

Goodreads Giveaway – Signed Copies of The Sleepless Nanny

I'm giving away three signed copies of my first novel through a Goodreads Giveaway. Entry is open through March 19, 2013. There are only a few printed copies in existence and you could win one of them. The cover art is by Paul Steed so it's a chance to own an image by the late... Continue Reading →

Promoted Facebook Posts – An Experiment

I decided to celebrate the new year by announcing the title, plot, and expected publication date for my next Lexy Cooper mystery. I created a Goodreads entry using a color study Brett Parson did for Schooled, and posted the link on my Lexy Cooper Facebook page. Once posted, I saw an option to promote the... Continue Reading →

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