Hey Book Lovers and Bargain Hunters! It's not often I'm cool enough to create a melange of two hashtags, but it's strange times and we're all learning new skills. Okay, maybe hashtag-mashing isn't the top skill I should be working on, but... Anyway, I've got a couple free stories for you!! Well, sort of. If … Continue reading Friday Freebie Meets Friday Reads
Hey Bloglandia! Just a quick post to hopefully take a bit of the sting out of your Monday blues. My short story Testing the Waters is free for a very limited time (because good things never last, right?). So, if you're already wanting to escape the work week, click the cover or the links below … Continue reading Cure Your Monday Blues with a Free Story
Hello Book Lovers of Bloglandia!! I put a fair number of promos on this blog (usually at the end of posts), but this promo is near and dear to my little marketing heart. Why is it so special, you ask? Because it's MY promo. Yep, I came up with the idea. I built the graphics. … Continue reading Short Month, Short Fiction Special
MINE! Thursday, in between proofreading sessions on The Battle of Ares (Book Five of the Osteria Chronicles), I checked my inbox and found an email vaguely titled "Contest". So, of course, I immediately think it's spam. Luckily, I can preview the first couple lines of my emails and noticed this one read: Congratulations from SMK … Continue reading Whose Novel Just Won A Prize?
Hello to my writer buddies out there! I've got a promo opportunity for you...if you're on Book Funnel and if you've got some short fiction you're trying to peddle. Since February is the shortest month, I thought it would be the perfect time to promote some short fiction. So, I set up a "Short Month, … Continue reading Calling All Writers of Short Fiction
As mentioned last time, one of my crazy aims in 2020 is to release a new "book" every month this year. (You can read all about that scheme and why it's not as nuts as it sounds HERE) To kick off the fun, my January release, Testing the Waters, just launched this week!! If that … Continue reading January’s New Release: Testing the Waters
Hello Bloglandia! Now, while I had an announcement to make today, I wasn't expecting to get to make two announcements...the first of which is super exciting.... I've had a story accepted by First Line Literary Journal!!! Okay, this isn't a huge magazine with world renown, but it was my goal this year to get a … Continue reading Happy Writing Goal News!!
As some of you know, one of my goals this year is to write one short story per month. Part of this is to stretch my writing muscles, part of it is to have some "play" time away from novel writing, and another part of it is to have something I could use to stock … Continue reading The Funniest Thing I Never Wrote
It may be a full-on fête faux pas to double dip, but at this party it's allowed and even encouraged because I've got not one, but two servings of new fiction to present to you on a perfectly polished platter. Okay, I promise to stop with the alliteration. So, what's on the menu? May's Featured … Continue reading A Bit of Fictional Double Dipping