Like all authors seeking validation by gaining acceptance to an exclusive publishing house, I submitted “Unlikely Venture” in hopes of scoring a lucrative contract and promises of making the bestseller lists. Fortunately, like a Band-Aid being yanked from a wound, two out of the three I submitted to rejected it right away, for a varietyContinue reading “Rejection Never Felt So Satisfying”
Ahhh…Oyster Fest 2014. Lobster rolls, crab cakes, clams, oysters, beer and…bling? Something I’ve always loved about the festivals in Jersey is that they celebrate small business owners. We always find interesting products in our travels and if they are any bit girly, Lulu is at the table, front and center, ready to patronize. Yesterday wasContinue reading “Jersey Girls Love Their Barefoot Sandals!”
I feel like I’ve promoted the launch of “Unlikely Venture” for a while and even though November is still a few months away, there’s sooooo much to do! Luckily, I’m working with a fabulous team of talented people who’ve been guiding me through the process and I’m so thankful for all their advice and guidance!Continue reading ““Unlikely Venture” Giveaway! Enter To Win A $25 Amazon Gift Card!”
I love these teasers SO much! They breathe life into my characters, even though I’ve been involved with them for quite some time! I’m super excited, can you tell??? November can’t come fast enough!!!!
Yay! I’m officially kicking off launch preparations for Unlikely Venture this Fall! Help me celebrate by entering the celebratory giveaway! For a Facebook like, A Twitter follow or a Booktropolous Social friend request, you get a chance to win a $25 Amazon gift card! Click Here For A Chance To Win A $25 Amazon GiftContinue reading “Help Me Celebrate The Upcoming Launch Of Unlikely Venture!”
Do you have any idea what happens when you change the ending of a novel? You end up looking like THAT. Figuring out the alternate ending was STRESSFUL!!! But at least it got glowing reviews from my beta readers. So I plopped it over the original ending. But I wasn’t even CLOSE to done. I had to openContinue reading “If You Want Perfection…Well, Good Luck With That!”
As I write this post, I am actively fighting the urge to devour the remaining Russell Stover chocolate marshmallow eggs in the pantry. Just saying. I really need to get rid of this leftover Easter candy. Sugar comas = lost productivity! I get way too fidgety to write compelling dialogue when I’m all amped upContinue reading “The Lady Devil With A Passion For Jamba Juice”
Okay, so I don’t have any humorous rhetoric for you this beautiful and somewhat spring-like Monday but I do have an entertaining video to share. The content totally fits my own sunny mood as I prepare an outline of the final scenes for Nothing Ventured. Not that this is such a literary way of expressingContinue reading “Dancing Is…Prohibited? No Way! We’ve Got BACON!”