Oh, Where Did the Time Go? It’s A Giveaway nearly Goneaway!

At the end of November, I entered A Guilty Mind in a book giveaway on Goodreads. How an author structures their giveaway is up to them. You determine the number of books, how long the giveaway will last, and you can even advertise ┬áthat the books will be autographed. (I still haven't gotten used to …

More Book Giving Gift Ideas

Although I am personally way behind on my holiday shopping, I really want to recommend a few more books as gifts to readers who are always looking for something new or different. Today, I am focusing on some hometown writers that I admire and hope you will check them out either for the holidays or …

Gifting Books is a Holiday Tradition

I can't remember a holiday season when I didn't find at least one book (or two or three) under the tree or in my stocking. My family knows how I feel about reading!But I also love to give books. So, because I am always racking my brain for great gifts (or at least ones that …

Don’t be a Humbug -It’s Book Giving Season!

Tis the season! No matter which holiday you celebrate, books are such a favorite gift for any reader so... I'm thrilled to be promoting my novel, A Guilty Mind, on Goodreads as a holiday gift. I will be giving away 5 copies - entries will be taken until December 15th. Goodreads will select the winners …

Guest Post Today

Today, I have the honor of guest posting on Elizabeth S. Craig's blog, Mystery Writing is Murder. This is one of the first blogs I started following when I first got into blogging and it's one of my favorites! She always writes great tips and provides practical and useful advice for all writers. She also …

Is Your Goal to Create a Traditional Literary Career?

This is a question I think many self-published authors wrestle with. For some, the answer is a definite yes. For others, particularly those that denounce traditional publishing, the answer is a resounding no. But for most of us, including myself, I don't really know. Publishing as an industry is changing not just for authors but …