Category Archives: Books

Big Book Giveaway – Featured Books

At the beginning of the month, I mentioned I was part of the Big Book Giveaway. As a featured author, we’ve been asked to feature one or two of the books being offered in the giveaway. Today, I thought I’d … Continue reading

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Life First on ManyBooks Today

Life First is listed as a deal today over at ManyBooks.net. The book went perma-free earlier this year, and if you haven’t read it yet, then now’s a great time to pick it up.  Life First is the first of … Continue reading

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Scented Available Today

My newest book, Scented, is available today. I mentioned in a previous blog post that I was going to forego pre-orders in the near future, with the goal of getting content out quicker (if the book were up for pre-order, … Continue reading

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Self-Publishing Sunday: Baby Got Back Matter!

Since I’ve got a new book coming out tomorrow, I thought today’s post would tackle one of the least fun parts of self-publishing: updating back matter. Back matter is exactly what it sounds like — all the matter at the … Continue reading

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The Power of Memory in Your Story

“Memories light the corners of my mind Misty water-colored memories of the way we were” -The Way We Were Memories are interesting. They’re our own little personal home videos of what’s happened in our life. Except, unlike home videos, memories … Continue reading

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Vote for My New Book, Concealed, at Kindle Scout

I’ve decided to try something new with my latest book, Concealed. Rather than publishing it directly, I’ve entered it into the Kindle Scout competition. In it, readers can vote on the titles they’d like to see published. Amazon then examines … Continue reading

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A trailer for Second Life

Second Life has a book trailer. My daughter made it for me. This is the story of how it happened: Over the weekend, my darling daughter told me she wanted to set up a lemonade stand to earn some money. … Continue reading

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What Kind of Reader Are You?

I saw an article the other day that referenced a study showing when readers quit reading a book. The point of the article was to tell authors they needed to hook readers early, otherwise readers quit.  While that’s certainly important … Continue reading

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Some Diverse Books for Black History Month

Happy February to you. It’s a good year because you’ve got one extra day in the month this year. Leap Year’s are awesome. February is also Black History Month. Last year, my friend Rebecca posted on Facebook that she was reading … Continue reading

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Cover Help – Your Opinion Wanted!

I’ve been working on my series of books about the aftermath of a deadly virus sweeping the nation. My goal is to publish books one and two in the series fairly close together in time, so I’m diligently working on … Continue reading

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