Exclusive Reveal: Book 3 & 4 Chapter Illustrations

One of the things I loved most about the Harry Potter books I read growing up was the little illustrations at the head of each chapter. They were my only visual link to the characters and world of Harry Potter that I was desperate to be a part of (this was long before the movies, of course).

It was that love which inspired me to create illustrations for my own book series and I’m excited to show you a sample of the illustrations for the upcoming Book 3: Allies and Book 4: Legends of the Lily Singer Adventure. My illustrator,…

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The Hidden Benefit of Crowdfunding

Let me tell you a story (you might want some tissues on hand). Starting in 2012 I spent a year as a Mary Kay consultant selling cosmetics (good times, I learned a lot of valuable stuff). The Mary Kay culture emphasizes empowerment, belief in yourself, and working for positive change. 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…

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Lily Singer Adventures Books 3 & 4 Cover Reveal!

Finally! The covers are finalized! It’s been a long road of exhausting design, planning, and tweaking, but I am proud to present you with the covers for Book 3: Allies, and Book 4: Legends in the Love, Lies, and Hocus Pocus series. Both books are scheduled to release April 28th, 2017 and will be available to order in ebook and paperback. If you can’t wait until then, though, next Wednesday, February 1st, I’ll be launching my Kickstarter project to fund these books!! (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

As many of you know, we are currently in the middle of a Kickstarter campaign raising support to publish the next two books of the Love, Lies, and Hocus Pocus book series. Today, I have the honor of introducing our very special guest, Sir Edgar Allan Kipling, who has agreed to an exclusive interview to highlight and promote this campaign. Behold a portrait of this most illustrious of felines (his words, not mine).

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