I am so pleased to announce that my book Gnarled Bones and Other Stories has gone wide! That means you can purchase it not only at Amazon but at other online retails stores as well and in several different formats that are convenient for whatever eReader you are using. So get your copy today!!! Amazon … Continue reading Gnarled Bones and Other Stories Wide Distribution Announcement
Photo Credit: Newly molted shell of spiny lobster at point of molting. Like the lobster, writers must shed the shell of convention for a new one in order to grow creatively. From D. R. Crawford and W. J. J. De Smidt, 1923, Freshwater and Marine Image Bank, University of Washington: BMacZeroBot/Wikimedia Commons/BD UWash FMIB “Creativity … Continue reading Denying Categories
This month’s Author Dream Series post is by the incredibly talented writer and performer, Jovelyn Richards. Jovelyn was generous enough to have me on her radio show in February, which you can read more about and listen to the archives here. My name is Jovelyn Diane Richards born and grew up in the mid-west. I … Continue reading Author Dream Series: Jovelyn Richards
Photo Credit: Eyes, Louise Bourgeois, October 2001, Williams College Museum of Arts, taken on August 29, 2004 by Dave: dbking/Flickr/CC BY 2.0 "The real voyage of discovery consists of not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes." - Marcel Proust (as quoted by Garofalo, par. 1) "We don't see things as they are, … Continue reading Art The Second Time Around
Since sharing is caring, Angel Martinez at Prisca’s Promotion Group is doing a spring giveaway. The giveaway is offering the following ten prices: $60 Amazon gift card 1 Paperback 8 eBooks (one of which is mine!) The sweepstakes will run from April 20, 2017 until April 30, 2017. To enter, go here
Photo Credit: Truman Capote in 1980 a few years before his death, when all of his society friends had forsaken him for his poetic license in Answered Prayers. Photo taken by Jack Mitchell, 1980: Nesnad/Wikimedia Commons/CC BY SA 4.0 “‘The artist is a dangerous person because he’s out of control… He’s controlled only by his art.’” (Truman … Continue reading Poetic License
My first round on KDP Select for Gnarled Bones and Other Stories will end on April 13 and I’m excited to announce that I’ll be going wide after that. That means my book will be available through other channels besides Amazon, such as iBooks, Barnes&Noble, and Kobo. But before that happens, I’ll be offering Gnarled … Continue reading 1-Day Free Promo for Gnarled Bones and Other Stories
Enter the April Social Media Giveaway for your chance to win 1 of 26 prizes!! The Giveaway will run April 10, 2017 to April 20, 2017. Prizes include: (1) $160 Amazon Gift Card (1) Signed Paperback (Open International) (24) Kindle Ebooks Entries include: - Following authors on social media (Twitter, BookBub, Instagram, Goodreads, YouTube and … Continue reading April Social Media Giveaway!
Photo Credit: Suffragette procession, 1911, uploaded November 10, 205 by LSE Library: LSE Library/Flickr/No known copyright restrictions Photo Credit: An environmental protest painting. The painting takes the famous picture of Grant Wood’s American Gothic (symbolic of the rural farmer) and gives it a background of the giant gas companies abuse of the environment to … Continue reading Artistic Statements
Here’s a chance to win some great prizes! C. L. Cannon is hosting a sweepstakes for spring with a number of participating authors (including yours truly 😉 ). The prizes up for grabs are as follows: Grand Prize: $100 Amazon gift card First Runner Up: 6” Kindle Fire Tablet Second Runner Up: Ebook library of … Continue reading Spring Super Subs Sweepstakes!