Modern Persuasion Blog Tour

Modern Persuasion Blog Tour: Day 1

Here it is, day one of the blog tour.  So much has happened already.  Two blogs have posted entries about Modern Persuasion. Over at My Jane Austen Book Club you can see my top 10 things I love about Captain Wentworth, the character who inspired my Fredrick Wentworth. Later today, at Most Agreeably Engaged, another postRead more

Modern Persuasion Blog Tour

The Modern Persuasion Blog Tour

Tomorrow is a big day because tomorrow starts the Modern Persuasion Blog Tour!  It feels like forever ago that I started taking over the publishing of my novel.  It’s hard to believe that in just over a week, the book will be shipping to everyone who has pre-ordered it and people outside of my circlesRead more

Getting to Know Modern Persuasion

Getting to Know Modern Persuasion: Meet Ted

This character profile is going to be the last before Modern Persuasion is released.  There will be 2 more next month, but at this point you know most of the characters in the book. When the story starts there is something weird going on with Emma professionally.  I’m not going to spoil it, but TedRead more

Getting to Know Modern Persuasion

Getting to Know Modern Persuasion: Meet Tom Scott

We have just three more characters to meet in Modern Persuasion.  These are very small, but important characters.  They provide some motivation for both Emma and Fredrick as the story moved forward.  Today we start with Tom Scott. In Modern Persuasion, Tom Scott is a best selling author who just happens to be one ofRead more

Another April, Another Failed Camp NaNoWriMo And I Am Glad

Another April, Another Failed Camp NaNoWriMo And I Am Glad

Remember last April when I didn’t finish Camp NaNoWriMo?  No, well I did and this April I did it again.  Last time, I was merely OK with the failure.  This year, I am actually glad I didn’t finish.  Today I am going to talk about why I am very glad I failed at something IRead more

Modern Persuasion Pre-Sale Starts Now!

It has been nearly a year since I started the process of publishing Modern Persuasion.  My original plan to self-publish was put on hold when I went under contract with a publisher.  That all came back to the forefront again when I was given back the control I had given up a year before.  TodayRead more

Getting to Know Modern Persuasion

Getting To Know Modern Persuasion: Meet Mr. Musgrove

Here we are, in the last month before Modern Persuasion is published.  It was been a crazy two weeks.  In two weeks I finished the cover design (Royal James picked the direction, I just followed it to my end), format the inside of the novel (fonts are a big decision!), and set up pre-sale fromRead more

Modern Persuasion Cover Reveal

Modern Persuasion Cover Reveal

I did it!  After a week of frenzy and input from so many people, I am happy to share the cover of Modern Persuasion. Some background and thank you’s first.  This was an amazing process.  One of the many reasons I wanted a publisher was to take care of things like this.  This is whereRead more

Getting to Know Modern Persuasion

Getting To Know Modern Persuasion: Mrs. Musgrove

As we near the publication of Modern Persuasion, we only have a few more characters to meet.  This month we are going to meet Mr. and Mrs. Musgrove.  These are Louisa and Tommy’s parents, Mary’s in-laws, and Thing 1 & 2’s grandparents.  Who are these people?  We really never know, but here are five thingsRead more

Cover Reveal Participants Wanted!

We are looking for some amazing bloggers again to participate in an upcoming cover reveal. It’s for the upcoming poetry collection, Cupping Water by John Falconer. The date for the cover reveal is on April 5, 2017. Join now! Send us an email to royaljamespublishing@gmail.com or click here to join our blog tour email list. Thanks!Read more