Phi Alpha Pi Bonus Content – Lizbeth’s Class Presentation

Last month I shared the tour of Paris, which was super fun to make. Creating the presentation Lizbeth gives in her class was a bit more difficult.  I made this one because I wanted to be able to set the scene properly considering what was going to happen between Colin, Wil, and Lizbeth next.  IRead more

Phi Alpha Pi Bonus Content – The Paris Tour

In 2009 Emily (you know, one of the women Phi Alpha Pi was dedicated to) and I went to Paris for 2 days.  She was living in Germany for a few years since her husband was stationed there.  She had used the opportunity to see Europe and I used my need to see Europe as anRead more

Sara as a Publisher

I Made My Own Book Trailer!

It’s been a few weeks since the Phi Alpha Pi cover reveal and I wanted to share my experience making my own book trailer. Since the cover reveal, I’ve also made one for the first anniversary of Modern Persuasion.  Both trailers are at the end of this post.  Here’s what happened, what I’ve been learning,Read more

Phi Alpha Pi Book Cover!

Yesterday was a crazy day! I was meeting the bloggers who were part of the cover reveal, making sure the cover was up on all the sale points, and getting the book ready for publishing in a month. Then, of course, there was work and hanging out with Cedric! Here is your chance to seeRead more

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The Modern Persuasion Book Trailer

One of the things I love, as a reader, is a book trailer.  It sets the tone for the book and provides a preview of what is going to happen.  It was intimidating to think about and things were too crazy in April and May to consider one.  As I work on Phi Alpha Pi,Read more

Getting to Know Phi Alpha Pi

Getting to Know Phi Alpha Pi: Meet Marie

I hope you have been enjoying your chance to meet the characters of Phi Alpha Pi!  We are two sister in and we continue today with Marie, who was Mary in the original.  The two Marys from Persuasion and Pride and Prejudice are very unappreciated, even today.  First, why did I change her name?  ForRead more

Getting Ready For Modern Persuasion

Sara’s Adventures in Promotion

It has been an exciting month.  Between the blog tour, being on local television, and getting to be a guest on the local AM radio station, I am hoping to have made a good impression and increased awareness of the local writing community.  Also, I hope more people are exposed to Modern Persuasion.  As exhaustedRead more