Behind the Scenes: It’s On Amazon!!

I sort of can’t believe I’ve made it to this point. I’ve been writing for years, but this year my New Year’s resolution was to bring one of my babies into the world. And I’m doing it. No more hiding behind coffee cups for me. Today the book went up on Amazon for pre-order. Please,…

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Teaser Tuesday

โ˜†๊ง๐“๐ž๐š๐ฌ๐ž๐ซ ๐“๐ฎ๐ž๐ฌ๐๐š๐ฒ๊ง‚โ˜† ๐‡๐š๐ฉ๐ฉ๐ฒ ๐“๐ž๐š๐ฌ๐ž๐ซ ๐“๐ฎ๐ž๐ฌ๐๐š๐ฒ! ๐“๐จ๐๐š๐ฒ ๐ฐ๐ž ๐š๐ซ๐ž ๐ฌ๐ง๐š๐ฉ๐ฌ๐ก๐จ๐ญ-๐ข๐ง๐  ๐š ๐ฉ๐š๐ซ๐ญ ๐จ๐Ÿ ๐ญ๐ก๐ž ๐›๐จ๐จ๐ค ๐ฐ๐ก๐ž๐ซ๐ž ๐Œ๐ข๐œ๐ก๐š๐ž๐ฅ๐š ๐š๐ง๐ ๐“๐ก๐ž๐š ๐ฉ๐š๐ซ๐ญ๐š๐ค๐ž ๐ข๐ง ๐ฌ๐จ๐ฆ๐ž ๐ฌ๐ฉ๐ž๐œ๐ข๐š๐ฅ ๐›๐ซ๐จ๐ฐ๐ง๐ข๐ž๐ฌ. ๐ˆ๐ญ ๐œ๐จ๐ฆ๐ž๐ฌ ๐๐จ๐ฐ๐ง ๐ญ๐จ ๐š ๐ฅ๐ข๐ญ๐ญ๐ฅ๐ž ๐œ๐ซ๐š๐ณ๐ฒ ๐›๐ž๐ก๐š๐ฏ๐ข๐จ๐ซ ๐ญ๐ก๐š๐ญ ๐ฅ๐š๐ฎ๐ง๐œ๐ก๐ž๐ฌ ๐Œ๐ข๐œ๐ก๐š๐ž๐ฅ๐š ๐ข๐ง๐ญ๐จ ๐š ๐ฐ๐ก๐จ๐ฅ๐ž ๐จ๐ญ๐ก๐ž๐ซ ๐–๐จ๐ซ๐ฅ๐. “๐ˆโ€™๐ฏ๐ž ๐ง๐ž๐ฏ๐ž๐ซ ๐ ๐จ๐ญ๐ญ๐ž๐ง ๐ก๐ข๐ ๐ก ๐›๐ž๐Ÿ๐จ๐ซ๐ž. ๐ˆโ€™๐ฏ๐ž ๐ง๐ž๐ฏ๐ž๐ซ ๐ž๐ฏ๐ž๐ง ๐ ๐จ๐ญ๐ญ๐ž๐ง ๐๐ซ๐ฎ๐ง๐ค ๐›๐ž๐Ÿ๐จ๐ซ๐ž.โ€ โ€œ๐’๐ข๐ญ ๐›๐š๐œ๐ค ๐š๐ง๐ ๐œ๐จ๐ง๐ฌ๐ข๐๐ž๐ซ ๐ฆ๐ž…

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Behind the Scenes: Formatting

I have one thing to say about formatting your book. God bless your heart if you can do it. So, today was a migraine of a morning. Bri and I spent the late morning and early afternoon tandem editing the last of the book. Then we compiled it. We tried to get it appropriately formatted,…

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Teaser Tuesday

๐‡๐ž๐ซ๐žโ€™๐ฌ ๐š ๐ฅ๐ข๐ญ๐ญ๐ฅ๐ž ๐†๐š๐›๐ž ๐‹๐š๐ง๐ ๐๐จ๐ง ๐Ÿ๐จ๐ซ ๐ญ๐ก๐ข๐ฌ ๐“๐ž๐š๐ฌ๐ž๐ซ ๐“๐ฎ๐ž๐ฌ๐๐š๐ฒ! ๐†๐š๐›๐ž ๐ข๐ฌ ๐จ๐ฎ๐ซ ๐ก๐ž๐ซ๐จ. ๐‡๐žโ€™๐ฌ ๐š ๐ฅ๐ข๐ญ๐ญ๐ฅ๐ž ๐š๐ซ๐ซ๐จ๐ ๐š๐ง๐ญ ๐š๐ง๐ ๐ก๐ž ๐œ๐จ๐ฆ๐ž๐ฌ ๐›๐ฒ ๐ข๐ญ ๐ง๐š๐ญ๐ฎ๐ซ๐š๐ฅ๐ฅ๐ฒ ๐ข๐Ÿ ๐ฒ๐จ๐ฎ ๐š๐ฌ๐ค ๐ก๐ข๐ฌ ๐ฌ๐ข๐ฌ๐ญ๐ž๐ซ, ๐“๐ก๐ž๐š. ๐ˆ๐Ÿ ๐ฒ๐จ๐ฎ ๐š๐ฌ๐ค ๐Œ๐ข๐œ๐ก๐š๐ž๐ฅ๐š ๐ก๐žโ€™๐ฌ ๐š ๐๐จ๐ฎ๐œ๐ก๐ž๐œ๐š๐ง๐จ๐ž ๐ฐ๐ก๐จ ๐†๐จ๐ ๐ฆ๐š๐๐ž ๐š ๐ฅ๐ข๐ญ๐ญ๐ฅ๐ž ๐ญ๐จ๐จ ๐ ๐จ๐จ๐ ๐ฅ๐จ๐จ๐ค๐ข๐ง๐ , ๐ฐ๐ก๐ข๐œ๐ก ๐ฆ๐ž๐š๐ง๐ฌ ๐ฌ๐ก๐ž ๐ฌ๐ก๐จ๐ฎ๐ฅ๐๐งโ€™๐ญ ๐ก๐š๐ฏ๐ž ๐ฆ๐š๐๐ž ๐ก๐ข๐ฆ ๐š๐›๐ฅ๐ž ๐ญ๐จ ๐ญ๐š๐ฅ๐ค ๐ญ๐จ๐จ….

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Behind the Scenes: Read-Through and Editing

Good afternoon everyone! A little Behind the Scenes diary entry for you.  Bri and I are delaying a little since the read-through has proved to wave some red flags our way. We are eight weeks out from book launch and need to edit the book again and do another read-through as soon as we are…

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Teaser Tuesday (ish)

๐“๐ก๐ข๐ฌ ๐ข๐ฌ ๐š ๐›๐ž๐ฅ๐š๐ญ๐ž๐ โ˜†๊ง๐“๐ž๐š๐ฌ๐ž๐ซ ๐“๐ฎ๐ž๐ฌ๐๐š๐ฒ๊ง‚โ˜†! ๐ˆ ๐ ๐จ๐ญ ๐๐ข๐ฌ๐ญ๐ซ๐š๐œ๐ญ๐ž๐ ๐ฒ๐ž๐ฌ๐ญ๐ž๐ซ๐๐š๐ฒ ๐ฐ๐ข๐ญ๐ก ๐ž๐๐ข๐ญ๐ข๐ง๐  ๐š๐ง๐ ๐Ÿ๐จ๐ซ๐ ๐จ๐ญ ๐ญ๐ก๐š๐ญ ๐ข๐ญ ๐ฐ๐š๐ฌ ๐“๐ฎ๐ž๐ฌ๐๐š๐ฒ. โ™ฅ ๐Œ๐ž๐ž๐ญ ๐“๐ก๐ž๐š โ™ฅ  ๐’๐ก๐ž’๐ฌ ๐ญ๐ก๐ž ๐ฌ๐ข๐ฌ๐ญ๐ž๐ซ ๐ญ๐จ ๐ญ๐ก๐ž ๐ก๐ž๐ซ๐จ ๐จ๐Ÿ ๐ฆ๐ฒ ๐›๐จ๐จ๐ค. ๐’๐ก๐ž’๐ฌ ๐ ๐จ๐ญ ๐š ๐ฅ๐ข๐ญ๐ญ๐ฅ๐ž ๐ฌ๐จ๐ฆ๐ž๐ญ๐ก๐ข๐ง๐  ๐ ๐จ๐ข๐ง๐  ๐จ๐ง ๐ญ๐ก๐š๐ญ ๐ข๐ฌ ๐ฉ๐š๐ซ๐ญ ๐จ๐Ÿ ๐ญ๐ก๐ž ๐จ๐ฏ๐ž๐ซ๐š๐ฅ๐ฅ ๐›๐š๐œ๐ค๐ฌ๐ญ๐จ๐ซ๐ฒ, ๐š๐ง๐ ๐ฌ๐ก๐ž ๐ฐ๐ข๐ฅ๐ฅ ๐›๐ž ๐ญ๐ก๐ž ๐ก๐ž๐ซ๐จ๐ข๐ง๐ž ๐จ๐Ÿ ๐›๐จ๐จ๐ค ๐ญ๐ฐ๐จ!  ๐Ž๐Œ๐†!…

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Behind the Scenes: Writing, Editing, and Drafting

Hello!  Welcome to the ‘Behind the Scenes’ of my book writing and publishing journey. Today I’m going to talk a little about the final draft read… cry, cry, cry.  It’s not going the way I’d hoped.  First of all, this is the 4th trip through this with Bri and easily the 8th draft overall. I…

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Teaser Tuesday

My first Teaser Tuesday! I had to start out with Michaela. She’s dear to my heart. I love all my characters. Although, Thea irritates the hell out of me. Michaela and Gwen are the funnest to write.

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Worlds! It’s Happening.

Bri and I are very excited because we are getting into the final ten weeks before the release! I keep having bouts of nervousness when it strikes me. I mean, I’m living the dream. I’m publishing a book. I thought it would be fun to do a little ‘diary’ of the last stage of writing…

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