Holding Hope in your Hand

I’ve been very distracted for the past two days. Why? I’ve been waiting on my ARCs (Advanced Reader Copies) to come! These are copies of my books that we have ordered to physically hold and look at with out eyeballs to make sure everything about them appears perfect, as well as sending multiple copies out to advanced readers for feedback.

Aaaaaaannnnd…THEY FINALLY CAME!!! (more…)

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Professionalism for Self Publishers

This post is going to be quick and dirty. I have two fantastic things for you guys today, one to make you smile and one to make you think.

The one to make you smile is the first page of my print novel, Love, Lies, and Hocus Pocus: Beginnings!! My formatter just emailed me the PDF proof, and I LOVE what he did with the formatting. This is getting super real, super fast. Just over a month before (more…)

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Exclusive Talking Cat Interview

Thank you for joining us, readers, because today there is some fun to be had. I have the honor of introducing you to our very special guest, Sir Edgar Allan Kipling, who has agreed to an exclusive interview to highlight and promote his ongoing memoir *coughcough* I mean urban fantasy series. Behold a portrait of this most illustrious of felines (his words, not mine).

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Crowdfunding websites: Why they make us better people

About three years ago I was a Mary Kay cosmetics seller for a while (good times, I learned a lot of valuable stuff). The Mary Kay culture is all about empowerment, believing in yourself, and working for change (all good things). So, there I was, a new Mary Kay rep, looking for people to empower with makeup, and giving free facials to anyone who would have me. Unfortunately, most people wanting free facials were people who couldn’t afford the product.

There was this one lady I did a…

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