What a long strange week it's been! My book launch for CAMBION'S LAW was a wild ride, though I'm starting to feel the comedown now (note to self: do NOT keep looking at my sales rank). My publisher has assured me the release was a strong success by their metrics, for which I'm extremely relieved … Continue reading How to Create Book Trailers in Canva
It's finally here: the eve of my debut release. CAMBION'S LAW releases tomorrow in Kindle and ebook. Because it's Print on Demand, some of you have received your paperback copies already! I love seeing pictures of my book in the wild so keep 'em coming. I am full of so many feelings: nervous, excited, uncertain, … Continue reading Tomorrow’s the Day: CAMBION’S LAW Is Almost Here!
In a week and a day my debut novel, CAMBION'S LAW, will be in the world. And that is an overwhelming sensation, my friends. These words that I worked on for years to refine and perfect as best I could are leaving my private headspace and by some alchemy making their way to yours. I … Continue reading The Art of Letting Go
Lately, I’ve had apocalypse on the brain. A strange duality exists between my near-daily practice of creating, i.e. writing and revising, while chaos and catastrophe swirls as a near-daily occurrence in the world at large. This is not an upbeat advice post, so I apologize in advance. Feel free to skip this if it’s not … Continue reading Writing While the World Burns
The Pitch Wars hype train is gaining steam again, with mentors working on their wish lists and potential mentees already preparing to submit. If you're considering entering, this post is for you. Let's talk about what Pitch Wars is really like, what it means to be Pitch Wars ready, and the pros and cons of … Continue reading A 2020 Mentee Answers Your Pitch Wars Questions
I started work on Draft Two of the sequel to CAMBION'S LAW yesterday! My editor has given a thumbs up to my revision synopsis, which was definitely NOT a thing I wrote to procrastinate starting the actual revision. She gave me some great feedback to chew over and incorporate, as well. And now...I'm out of … Continue reading A Look Into My Revision Process
It's that time again...the end of Writer in Motion Round 4 is upon us! Like last year, this year was a blast, but it definitely felt different the second time around. I feel like the five weeks of the challenge went extremely fast this year. Last year they seemed to last forever, like a long … Continue reading Writer in Motion 2021 – Wrap-Up and Final Thoughts
Today's the day!!! I'm so excited to share my cover reveal for CAMBION'S LAW with all of you! Wide preorder links for ebooks are now LIVE. Drumroll for the trailer, please...
He comes at dusk, the shadow man.
In honor of my blog's one year anniversary, I want to share what I've learned so far about audience-building, social media, and author platforms.