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Modern Persuasion Around the Web

There are a bunch of things going on for Modern Persuasion that I thought I should share. Modern Persuasion Participating in Cover Wars! Every day this week you can go to the Cover Wars website and vote for Modern Persuasion!  Watch the Facebook page and Twitter feed for daily reminders. Modern Persuasion Included in SixRead more

Getting to Know Phi Alpha Pi

Getting to Know Phi Alpha Pi: Meet Jack

Now that we are getting to know Lizbeth’s family, we can meet her father: Jack.  Here are 5 things you won’t know about him from reading Phi Alpha Pi. You will learn that Jack is a chef and the son of one of the world’s most famous chefs.  You will learn that he doesn’t wantRead more

Blog News

It’s a Vacation- Sort of!

It’s March and right now I need a break from the blog. There are two reasons: Phi Alpha Pi is about 3 months away from being released and it’s time to focus on the final production. Missing Auggie is the next book to go into production and I need to finish writing. There are aRead more

Blog News

February In Review

This is the last blog post in the shortest month of the year. I’m going to try something new on this blog, as it really begins to focus on my writing and publishing. At the end of each month, I’m going to share what’s been going on with writing and production of books. What hasRead more

Blog News

Mill Pages Blog – Now Live!

My writing group, Mill Pages, is officially running a blog of our own! It’s a long time coming, but we realized it was time to do this and share more than just our short stories. You can read the Mill Pages blog anytime you want!  I have a monthly column called Librarian Reading. I willRead more

Reflections

Seasonal Affective Disorder and Rash Decisions

I woke up a few weeks ago, less than a week into the month of February, and realized IT WAS ONLY THE 6TH!  I swore it was at least the 11th or 12th of the month already.  You can imagine my irritation to realize I was off an entire week in the shortest month ofRead more

Getting to Know Phi Alpha Pi

Getting to Know Phi Alpha Pi: Meet Layla

As we move forward in our character profiles, we are going to be introduced to a few new characters. Since the core family of the original is not a biological family in Phi Alpha Pi, this allowed me the chance to explore what type of family Lizbeth would have. For the next few profiles, weRead more

Pinterest Board of the Month

Pinterest Board of the Month: Pride and Prejudice

It has been a few months since I posted a Pinterest Board, but I have been busy with them because they are a source of inspiration. For example, I shared the Phi Alpha Pi board with the cover illustrator as a way to see where my head is at in relation to inspiration. Now thatRead more

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Lessons Learned From Modern Persuasion

A year ago my world was so different than it is today. Like with all passage of times, most of those differences are things I never expected. So many of those differences revolve around my experiences publishing and promoting Modern Persuasion. I’ve explored about how different things are in other posts. Today, it’s time toRead more

InCoWriMo and Postcards

International Correspondence Writing Month

Last year I got into sending mail via postcards and letters. I ran a postcard club where I mailed postcards to people who signed up. In February I participated in International Correspondence Month (InCoWriMo). In April I did another month long event called Write On. Through the rest of the year I did my bestRead more