5 Christmas Novellas to Get You in the Spirit

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas around the book community! Below are five Christmas novellas (or collections of novellas) that have either recently released or release soon — just in time to get you in the Christmas spirit. THE PERFECT CHRISTMAS by Bell Renshaw Will the perfect Christmas be enough to convince Beau thatContinue reading “5 Christmas Novellas to Get You in the Spirit”

Big Book Birthday Giveaway

Wowzers, if that doesn’t get your attention, then what will people? So, in celebration of the book birthday of Someplace Familiar, coming up very soon at the end of the month, I’m giving away: Kindle Fire 7″ 8GB with Alexa Signed Paperback copy of Someplace Familiar Large Book Sleeve from Live the Cozy Life Amazing GraceContinue reading “Big Book Birthday Giveaway”

3 Books to Get Excited About in 2017

I have a lot of friends who get squirmy at movie previews, itching to see what’s coming up in the world of cinema. Maybe the next Star Wars installment, super hero saga, or Oscar-worthy epic. Me? I get giddy over news of new book releases! And I’m super thrilled to share my own debut novelContinue reading “3 Books to Get Excited About in 2017”

5 Ways You Can Help Promote Your Favorite Author’s New Book

I made a pretty huge announcement yesterday on my Facebook author page. Were you there? If so, thank you again for the overwhelming support. Isn’t it funny how sharing exciting news with your community makes it become suddenly celebration-worthy? If you missed it, let’s recap… After many long hours, ups and downs of motivation, andContinue reading “5 Ways You Can Help Promote Your Favorite Author’s New Book”

Author Interview & Giveaway: Janet W. Ferguson

I am really excited to welcome author Janet W. Ferguson today. Janet and I connected through Facebook and I think you’re really enjoy getting to know a little bit about her and her writing. Be sure to read on for a special giveaway, too!

Authors: Get Graphic Design & Marketing Help

Most often I’m writing these posts in the evening between cooking dinner and bedtime. But, by day, I work as a director of communications for a large church. It’s the biggest blessing to be creative for a living (even before my writing takes off!). And I don’t take it for granted. That’s why I’ve decidedContinue reading “Authors: Get Graphic Design & Marketing Help”

LAST CALL: Don’t Miss Tomorrow’s Release!

Tomorrow is the day, friends! Are you excited? Me, too! Tomorrow “After All These Years,” the first short story in my brand new Blue Ridge University Series, releases exclusively to subscribers. Every month a new short story will debut, introducing new characters and building on story lines in an old-fashioned “serial” story method. How fun! IContinue reading “LAST CALL: Don’t Miss Tomorrow’s Release!”

Casting for the Movies…

Do you ever imagine who would play your favorite book characters in the movie adaptation? Me, too! Now, I realize there’s a split camp between those who don’t mind seeing what the author imagines her characters to look like and those who want to be left to their own imaginations. I’m stepping out on aContinue reading “Casting for the Movies…”

Sneak Peek: After All These Years

Want a sneak peek at After All These Years, the first short story in the Blue Ridge University Series, releasing November 1? Can’t wait to read the rest of this sweet short story about Maggie, an author with a crush years in the making? Then make sure you’re signed up for my newsletter! Subscribers getContinue reading “Sneak Peek: After All These Years”

Big Announcement: Blue Ridge University Series Releases November 1!

Friends, I have bee busy! I’m so excited to announce that my first short story, After All These Years, will release on November 1 as the first in the Blue Ridge University Short Story Series.