Getting to Know Phi Alpha Pi

Getting to Know Phi Alpha Pi: Meet Chris

There is one more character from the original book: Colonel Fitzwilliam. I didn’t forget him, but he has a specific purpose in the story. He is there to show specific elements of what Mr. Darcy is like when he’s not with Elizabeth. He’s not too different in Phi Alpha Pi and you won’t spend aRead more

Phi Alpha Pi Ebook on Pre-Sale Now!

It’s been a week since the reveal of the Phi Alpha Pi cover! The whirlwind of activity continues as we get closer and closer to the release day on May 28th. Things will be going up each week and once the blog tour starts I will be sharing the posts and showing expanded versions ofRead 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

2018 Camp NaNoWriMo

Camp NaNoWriMo April 2018 – Am I Going to Win?

It’s hard to say if I’m going to win Camp NaNoWriMo this April. One main reason is that I’m not done with the month. The other might be that I don’t really have a measurable goal. Today we’re going to discuss what I have worked on, what I ignored, and where my head has beenRead more

Getting to Know Phi Alpha Pi

Getting to Know Phi Alpha Pi: Meet Josh

Today we are going to get to know the last person in Lizbeth’s immediate family, her younger brother Josh. Here are five things you won’t know about Josh from reading the book. He doesn’t want to be a chef like his father and grandfather, but he does want to be a restauranteur.  He loves beingRead more

The 21st Century Austen Series Explination

I suspect this question is going to come up very soon and I thought I would take a moment to explain how my books are a series, but not sequels or sharing characters. A series doesn’t have to be interconnected stories. Look at TV shows like American Horror Story. Even if you don’t watch theRead more

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March in Review

Just when I thought I got through the toughest part of winter (February), Mother Nature asks us to hold her beer and delivers a bunch of blizzards. For me, this means snow days and being at home. I can be either super productive or incredibly lazy on snow days, especially when it turns into TWORead more

Modern Persuasion 2.0

Modern Persuasion Gets a New Cover!

Last Thursday I got a message that gave me an opportunity I couldn’t say no to.  Read bellow to hear about how Modern Persuasion got a new cover and to see it! The Original Cover OK, only some of you know this story.  The original cover of Modern Persuasion was designed in one week.  MyRead more

Modern Persuasion - Free In April 2018

Modern Persuasion: Birthday Celebration

It has been nearly a year since Modern Persuasion came out.  It’s been such a whirlwind of a year, but it’s time to move on to Phi Alpha Pi and the books coming after it.  To celebrate the first birthday of my first book, I’m letting anyone download the ebook for free in the monthRead more

Getting to Know Phi Alpha Pi

Getting to Know Phi Alpha Pi: Meet Becca

This is week three of getting to know Lizbeth’s real family. In the original Pride and Prejudice, Elizabeth and Mr. Darcy’s interactions have an element of chance to them. If there is a manipulator against them being together, it might be Caroline Bingley who comes closest to playing that role. I think my version ofRead more