Returning From Russia: Book Research, Fellowship, and Way Too Much Tea.

Okay, the title of this blog post is a lie–there’s no such thing as too much tea. (#amiright) 😉 As of six days ago, hubby (Mr. Ninja) and I returned from visiting Tver, Russia. I’m back in Hobbiton–ahem, I mean the U. S. And like Sam, I’m missing Frodo and Gandalf … Continue reading

The SoCalCW Conference Just Landed On My “Favorites” List

Me to my calendar: “Hm…I think June will be a bit of a breather month.” My calendar: So…I spent half of June traveling to conferences and have only just returned home to write my next book on a very very looming deadline. But that’s how conference season always is and–despite the … Continue reading

Share-A-Song Wednesday – Introducing…The Gray Havens

I’m always on the search for new music. But sometimes new music finds me. Like recently, when my Spotify playlist went rogue and started throwing new artists and music into my headphones. I was just about to tackle it back into submission when…a new song came on. And I wasn’t … Continue reading

Hey Author, Don’t Ask Questions, Just Start a Newsletter

Woohoo! Welcome to the third phase of my Book Marketing series–THE NEWSLETTER. Here are the links to the other posts if you need to catch up: What’s at the heart of book marketing? How to find a “tribe” when marketing your book Today we’re talking about author newsletters. The newsletter is my … Continue reading