Photo Credit: Unknown Woman Formally Known as Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Samuel John Stump, date unknown (but before 1863), National Portrait Gallery: Dcoetzee/Wikimedia Commons /PD Art (PD Old 100) “‘Invention, it must be humbly admitted, does not consist in creating out of void, but out of chaos’” (as quoted in “How Mary Shelley…”, par. 17) Going … Continue reading Author Inspirations: Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley’s Frankenstein
I’m so excited to announce that my book The Order of Actaeon (Waxwood Series: Book 1) is now available for preorder! You can pick up your copy here. If you’d like to read an excerpt from the book, go here. Curious about how and why I chose the title for the book? Read about the … Continue reading Preorder Giveaway for The Order of Actaeon!
Photo Credit: Jacqueline du Pre on the cover of her Dvorak Cello Concerto in B Minor album with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra conducted by Daniel Barenbom (who was also her husband), 1971, EMI Records: amadeusrecord/Flickr/CC BY SA 2.0 “Well, that just means I’ve had to use more my mouth than my hands.” – Jacqueline du … Continue reading The Transition from Hands To Mouth of Jacqueline Du Pre
Welcome to 2018! And what better way to welcome in the new year than with a huge giveaway :-)? How would you like to add some new authors to your list of favorites this year? This giveaway lets you do that. The idea is that there is one entry where you will receive newsletters from … Continue reading A New Year & A New Card Giveaway!
~~~Invitation to a party~~~ You are invited to the release party for my book, The Order of Actaeon, the first book of my Waxwood series! I will be joined by some awesome authors and we’ll be doing some fun and games and giving away prizes. I’ll be doing a huge giveaway with books, gift cards, … Continue reading Release Party for The Order of Actaeon!
This is our last post for the Author Dream Series for 2017 and we’re lucky to have author Sylvie Stewart join us to help us see out the year! Thank you, Sylvie! If it truly matters to you, you make it happen. That's my family's motto in a nutshell. Growing up, I saw my parents … Continue reading Author Dream Series: Sylvie Stewart
Photo Credit: A Tale of Two Cities, A Female Jacobin, Title-Page Vignette, 1870, Fred Barnard: Robert Ferrieux/Wikimedia Commons/PD Art (PD Old) “Writing a tale that seeks revenge, you’ll quickly see that tale as merely a list of hurts, which, when you get to the end of that list, is a list that may not interest … Continue reading Writing as Vengeance
Whether you put up a tree or not, whatever holiday you celebrate (or not), may you be dancing and singing out the year! Wishing all of you and yours a happy, safe, and peaceful holiday season. Photo Credit: Happy Christmas, painted by Johansen Viggo, … Continue reading Happy Holidays To All!!!
We’re getting real close to the close of 2017! So what could be better for a finale than a huge giveaway? For this giveaway, you’ll be meeting new authors on Amazon, Goodreads, and BookBub, following them to hear the latest news about their upcoming releases and promos. And for doing so, you’ll enter to win … Continue reading 2017 Finale Giveaway!
I am so happy to announce that Advanced Review Copies (ARCs) for The Order of Actaeon, the first book of my Waxwood Series are now available! This is your chance to get an ebook copy of The Order of Actaeon and help me out by leaving an honest review on Amazon, Goodreads, and/or your blog. … Continue reading Advanced Review Copies of The Order of Actaeon Now Available!