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2019 Goal Setting

As a goal setter, this is the best time of year for me. This is when we all seem to set our goals. I know most people call them resolutions, but I hate the context of a resolution. It’s something you make but never stick to. It’s a general statement without anything measurable or reallyRead more

Kraulaak

Announcing: Kraulaak Release Dates!

It’s been years in the making, but this spring I’ll be releasing Kraulaak, a short collection of interconnected horror stories. I can’t make this point more pointedly: HORROR! Yes, if you prefer my romance and don’t like horror, then please skip this volume. It’s not for you. If you like horror too, then I hopeRead more

YouTube Videos

Ask Me Anything – New Video Up!

My first Ask Me Anything video is up! Today I’m over with Dr. Kevin and Rona recording a new episode of Dragons, Unicorns, and Other Creative Creatures. It’s been over a year since Laura and I were on the show before Modern Persuasion came out. I will share that once it’s online, but until thenRead more

Publishing Announcements

Release Announcement: A Little More Phi Alpha Pi short story collection

I am pleased to announce the upcoming release of the second 21st Century Austen Short Story Collection: A Little More Phi Alpha Pi!.  You asked for more stories! How did Wil eventually propose to Lizbeth? What about the birth of their first child? What was going through Wil’s mind when he bought that sriracha t-shirt?Read more

Sara as a Publisher

Why I Started An Author Newsletter

The real work of being a published author is not the writing, the abuse your ego will take during the editing process, or even the stress of the actual publication (which will be higher for self-publishing authors who do this themselves or pay someone else). For me, it’s been entirely in the marketing of myRead more

Reflections

July Recap

Here we are at the end of July, which turned into an interesting month.  Between recovery from New Orleans, the Phi Alpha Pi launch party, and changes to my writing habits, there’s a lot to share. Phi Alpha Pi It’s been two months since Phi Alpha Pi came out and while reviews are coming in,Read more

Goals for 2018

Last Friday I talked about how I did with my goals for 2017. I was pretty pleased with the progress I made. This week, let’s look at the goals I’m setting for 2018. Health We started here last year, so let’s do that again this year. I mentioned last week that I need to findRead more

Thinking Forward and Looking Back

When I sat down and wrote out my goals for 2017, I had no idea what the year would bring me. I had an idea, but in reality I knew all of it was probably going to change. I always feel like I have to keep things constantly in the air and to be readyRead more

NaNoWriMo 2017

NaNoWriMo: When All Your Plans Change

I think most people who have heard me talk or read this blog long enough to get to know me know I’m very goal oriented.  A friend, who has since passed away, often complained that I was so goal oriented that I rarely stopped to enjoy my success before I was on to the nextRead more

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Modern Persuasion, Emma, and Book Tours

Publishers and editors typically have nothing to do with book tours. I learned this as I asked authors, publicists, and publishers during my research for Modern Persuasion. Can you imagine how frustrated I was when I learned this? It put me in a small tail spin because, since I had quickly written my first draft,Read more