New Year + New Friends = New Opportunities

This month I have the honor of being the Spotlight Author on the fun website “FolksTalesThings”,  a joyous, eclectic site run by my author friend, Barbara Martin. A visit to the site is like wandering among the merchandise in a … Continued

A Body in the Belfry Now Available in Print from Amazon

The long wait is over. Print copies of A Body in the Belfry are now available. The digital version is in pre-order from all the major dealers for release December 1. View on Amazon Now I’m in the crucial (and … Continued

October means Halloween. Halloween means “Hollow” promotions

Hollow is free in digital format all month long in October. I have scheduled promotions on a variety of ebook sites/newsletters being sent to readers during the month. Is featuring Hollow from October 2 – 8, and you may see … Continued

Upcoming September Excitement

We’re still sweltering in August heat here in Northern California, but September will arrive soon. Many of our California schools resume classes in the second week of August, but in my heart September remains the beginning of the year and … Continued

With a little (or a lot) of help from my friends

I belong to an online support group for indie authors, and the wonderful folks who read them, called The Rave Reviews Book Club. The driving force behind this smaller, more intimate Goodreads-type group is Nonnie Jules, a powerhouse of energy … Continued

Paying It Forward for fellow indie author, Marlena Hand

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While some of my fellow authors appeal to a vastly different group of readers than I do, Marlena Hand is tending a more similar vineyard. As she says on her website, “I am a writer at heart, a reader of … Continued

Paying it Forward for fellow indie author, Kam Carr

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Today’s author is in a brand-new world of print-on-demand, self-promotion and independent publishing, competing with literally millions of other great books for the readers’ attention. Fortunately, there are literally billions of voracious readers looking for their next good book…and they … Continued