All posts for the month January, 2013

Writer Wednesday: When You Hit That Wall, Do You Nurse Your Head, Or Climb Over?

This is the full post! Sorry about the earlier post, I accidentally hit Publish, instead of Save Draft, so email and RSS subscribers, ignore the first one (please?) Yesterday on Mina Khan’s blog, I talked about the strategies I use to cope with the vicissitudes of the writing life. I thought I’d expand a little […]

Guest Post: Strategies for Replenishing Your Writing Self

Today I’m on Mina Khan’s blog with “Strategies for Replenishing Your Writing Self” where I share what I do when I’m burnt out, discouraged, or hit a setback. What do YOU do? Like this:Like Loading…

Book Monday: SHRAPNEL by Stephanie Lawton – Excerpt

Shrapnel by Stephanie Lawton Publisher: Evernight TEEN (January 17, 2013) I’m so excited to host my friend Stephanie for her blog tour of her new YA release, SHRAPNEL. I don’t know if she remembers this, but we first “met” on Twitter over this book in the fall of 2011. I’d just joined Twitter and scoured it […]

Six Sentence Sunday – 1/27/13

Welcome to #SixSunday! I can’t believe this is the last official SixSunday! I want to say how much I’ve enjoyed it, and I really, truly know that I would not be the same writer without having participated with you guys. You gave me confidence when I needed it, some of you have become Beta partners […]

Writer Wednesday: Facebook vs. Goodreads Ads Experiment Part II

Two Wednesdays ago, I wrote a blog post where I shared my limited experience with running ads on Facebook and Goodreads, Writer Wednesday:  Goodreads vs Facebook Ads – an Experiment, and got a lot of great comments! My ad has now been running for over three weeks on Facebook and two and a half on Goodreads, […]

Book Monday: Gifts for Book Lovers – Literary Board Games!

Over at Flavorwire last week, they collected ten board games for book nerds, and I thought I’d share them, but with the links to purchase. I also found some more! The sharp eye of a fellow Austenite alerted me to the article, due to this: A Pride & Prejudice Board Game! Totally want. Want one […]

Six Sentence Sunday – 1/20/13

Welcome to #SixSunday! I can’t believe this is the second to last official SSS Today’s Six Sunday I’m continuing with my new release, BEER AND GROPING IN LAS VEGAS now available on Amazon, Barnes & Noble,  ARe, and Bookstrand!! This is in the heroine’s POV and they’ve now moved up to her hotel suite. He […]

A Little “Beer and Groping in Las Vegas” with Angela Quarles

Today I’m on Sarah Ballance’s blog with a fun interview about BEER and its path to publication, and future projects! Like this:Like Loading…

That Publicity Stuff…A New Review and an Interview

The obligatory linkage to the latest with BEER AND GROPING IN LAS VEGAS: First up a review was posted today on Delighted Reader, with an A Rating. Here’s a snippet: This was a fun quick read involving a quirky romance that was set up by a djinn.  Short stories and novellas can make me leery […]

Writer Wednesday: Is Writing Romance Easy? Is It Easier to Get Published?

Are you a romance writer? Then you’ve heard this said, I’m sure. Romance is a formula, it’s easy to write or It’s easier to get published in Romance. Sometimes I just want to give the big eff you to those who maintain this. It chaps me to no end, because I’ve been working my tail off for […]

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