24May

Blood Rose: Chapter One Reveal

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In less than one month, Blood Rose, the first book in my Blood Books trilogy, releases! For those already subscribed to my publisher’s mailing list, you’ve gotten to read the first chapter in April. Today, I’m revealing the first chapter to those who haven’t had that chance (but make sure you sign up for their newsletter to see future […]
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09May

Daemon Academy/Her Acquisition

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I am happy to announce that my young adult horror short story, Daemon Academy, has been acquired by Oftomes Publishing. The story follows Avlynn, a new freshman at the prestigious Kemper Academy, where things are not as they appear to be. This Halloween-themed short story, which has been re-titled as Her, will be releasing in October 2017. […]
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28Mar

Cover Reveal: Blood Rose

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Title: Blood Rose (Blood Books #1) Genre: Urban Fantasy & Paranormal Romance Target Audience: New Adult Release date: June 21, 2017 Publisher: OfTomes Publishing Cover Art by Gwenn Danae Text by Eight Little Pages     Published by OfTomes Publishing, the Blood Books trilogy follows the harrowing  journey of Avah Taylor, a mortal witch in the midst of a centuries-old war against […]
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10Sep

Blood Books Acquisition

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I am thrilled to announce that my three-book Blood Books trilogy has been acquired by Oftomes Publishing. All three books, which follow Avah Taylor, a mortal witch in the midst of a centuries-old war against the immortal vampire race, are slated to release back-to-back in 2017, with the first book, Blood Rose, releasing in June.
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08Aug

2016 Summer Indie Book Awards

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Today, I was notified that two of my books, Blood Rose and Blood War, were nominated by readers for the 2016 Summer Indie Book Awards’ paranormal genre! I’m honored to be included. To everyone who nominated my books, thank you so much! Below, you can find the press release from Metamoprh Publishing, the masterminds behind the Summer Indie Book Awards.
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15Jul

Giveaway: Win Signed Paperbacks

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I’m hosting an everyone-wins giveaway! In exchange for receiving a free, direct-to-Kindle copy of my eBooks, post a review by August 31st. As a thank you, one reviewer will receive a signed paperback set of my Blood Books trilogy. Plus, keep the free eBooks! To participate, complete the form below or go here.
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18Mar

5 Steps to Sell More Books

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  • Writing, Writing Advice, Writing Tips
So you’ve written a book. Now what? It’s time to sell! In today’s technological age, selling books is one of the easiest parts of being a writer. With social media, cell phones, email, computers, and more at your fingertips, it’s hard to imagine a writer’s sale chart not skyrocketing.
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14Mar

Let’s Tactfully Review Books, Please

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Let’s talk about the amount of time it takes to write, edit, design, and promote a book. Better yet, I suppose I should start by asking how much time you’ve set aside to read this blog post, because at this point, we’ll be here all day. That’s how long it would take to explain the publishing process. It’s […]
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10Mar

10 Things To Stop Doing To Yourself As A Writer

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I used to be the only writer I knew (pre-social media times), but now, everywhere I go, I meet another writer. I credit self-publishing as the reason behind this newfound interest in the craft. Unfortunately, I’ve also noticed that writers’ attitudes toward both themselves and the writing community have dropped to disturbingly low levels. What people seem to […]
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29Feb

Stop judging. Start celebrating.

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Over the past few years, I’ve noticed quite a lot of hate toward certain writers and/or specific genres. Since I write mostly romance, I knew I’d eventually receive those verbal lashings, too. And today, it finally happened. When someone came across Blood Rose on Twitter, his response was this: “YAWN; check E. George, or R. Chandler, for […]
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