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My Love Affair with Amazon Prime

So as an author who is published exclusively with Amazon under their KDP program, I have become intimately familiar with Amazon Prime. It’s that nifty little program they have that grants you all sorts of cool benefits for an annual fee. You get free two-day shipping on most anything you buy, free instant-streaming movies and tv-shows to … Continue reading

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Self Publishing

Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts. -Winston Churchill Having been knee deep in the trenches of self-publishing for the last several months, I feel as though I’ve gotten a pretty good perspective on what’s really going on in the industry.  Not an expert opinion, mind … Continue reading

New Release! Sacrifice by Carolyn Arnold

Hi everyone! I wanted to share with you my review of this awesome new release from author Carolyn Arnold called Sacrifice!  It is the third novel in Carolyn’s Madison Knight series, and an excellent read for anyone who enjoys a good detective novel with a spunky, independent heroine 😉 I was lucky enough to receive … Continue reading

Introducing the Vasser brothers…;)

I said I’d come back with more teasers for my upcoming family saga novel When Empires Fall, and here I am! To recap, last week I introduced you guys to Madison and Cyrus Vasser, the darkest and most complex characters in the book.  Today, I’m bringing you quotes, promo images, and fun intro trailers to Madison’s two … Continue reading

How I Create Memorable Characters!

Hi all! So it’s been awhile since I’ve done a helpful writing post, and I apologize for that.  I’ve been super hectic with getting my latest book ready for release that I have had NO time!  But, I’m back today to have some fun talking about my favorite thing about writing:  characters!! What’s a good … Continue reading

Why I LOVE third person! (and HATE first…)

Okay so I’ve seen this topic thrown around on forums and on FB a lot, and I think it’s an interesting one to discuss.  Especially because it appears that I am in the minority when it comes to narrative preferences with books that I read, and write, for that matter! QUESTION:  Which do you prefer:  … Continue reading