Happy Holidays.

Happy holidays to everyone out there.  This is my first Christmas as a novelist, and it feels damn good.  Next Christmas, I’d love to be a novelist who has actually sold some books to people she doesn’t know.

Final Edits. Next Project.

I sent WRECKED off for final edits, and I can’t express how excited and nervous I am.  Here are some of the thoughts that are racing through my brain, pretty much at all hours of the day: I wonder if she will like it…What is she thinking as she reads it?…Is she reading it right […]

Ear plugs.

I flew on a Delta flight about a year and a half ago, and as part of my very expensive plane fare, I received a pair of *free* squishy foam earplugs.  Technically since my flight was only worth about 75% of what I paid, those earplugs probably actually cost me about $250, but anyway… I […]

Beta Readers Needed

I’m on the home run stretch with the final draft of the book.  I’m cramming in over 10k words a day, leaving myself a week to edit after.  I’ll be needing beta readers in about 2 weeks.  I have a (small) stable of friends and family, but would love an ‘outside’ opinion.  Anyone who liked […]

I'm jumping in.

I was totally inspired by an article I read on Yahoo (oh the shame) yesterday featuring the publishing success of a writer named Darcie Chan who used Amazon and B&N’s e-reader fans to shoot to the top of best seller lists all over the place.  Who knew?!  Well, apparently a good number of people, not […]