I’m a contemporary romance author, but many of the suggestions I provide below about how to research your book apply to multiple genres. Whether you are writing your debut novel (mine is called Twist of Fate, which I’ll be querying live to literary agents this weekend) or working on your twelfth, I hope my list contains a tip or two that you can use. Continue reading “How to research your book”
I am giving away TEN free e-books! Frozen Memories by Cassie Faber releases on Friday, September 7 and to celebrate, Cassie and I partnered to host an awesome giveaway exclusive for our followers! The giveaway details are below, but if you can’t wait, you can pre-order Frozen Memories right now!
I’m giving away an electronic copy of Clutch by Lisa Becker and, since I can’t promise you’ll meet your own “clutch” in real life, a beautiful beaded Tommy Bahama version for you to bring everywhere you go. Read the giveaway details below to enter right here on the blog AND get bonus entries on Instagram and Twitter. Continue reading “Giveaway and Author Interview: Clutch by Lisa Becker”
Today I’m sharing books that have made me a better writer as I work towards publishing my first novel, Twist of Fate. The best authors are readers themselves and not only consume the books in their genre, but also books that improve their own narratives. I’ve been writing in the corporate world for nearly a decade (still not sure how that happened – time flies!) and even though I consider myself an experienced writer, I’m constantly learning and humbled by those who are ahead of me on their journeys. Continue reading “Photo Friday: books that have made me a better writer”
The author community on Instagram is full of amazing, supportive women and I am so grateful that it connected me with the incredibly talented Marlo Lanz, author of Raincheck. Her debut novel is getting kick ass reviews all over the map and I’m so excited to feature Raincheck as my first giveaway on the blog! Read below for my interview with Marlo and to enter the giveaway. But before you do, learn more about Raincheck: Continue reading “Giveaway and Author Interview: Raincheck by Marlo Lanz”
Other than my family, there isn’t anything I love more than writing. You will often hear writers complain about the dreaded writer’s block, but I’ve honestly never experienced it. So, now you’re wondering why you should read my 10 ways to beat writer’s block when I don’t struggle with it, but that’s exactly why – I’ve been writing my whole life and I’m going to share my tried, tested and true methods that will get – and keep – you writing. Continue reading “10 ways to beat writer’s block”
When I completed Twist of Fate, I was uninformed about the business of writing. I love writing, so I wrote a book. I love writing books, so I continued and know that I want to keep doing it forever. As for how to get my work out into the world, well, I admit I wasn’t exactly sure. Continue reading “Submission package to query literary agents”