Oh, the Places I’ll Be!

We’re almost through summer, which means book signings and conferences time! Here’s a run-down on the places I’ll be. Leave me a comment if you’ll be there too! Red Sneakers Writers’ Conference– August 31-September 3. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. This year the conference is being held in downtown Oklahoma City. I’m…

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Book Baby 13 Has Arrived! #TheDragonSwanPrincess #FirstDraft

It’s with much relief and elation that I announce Book Baby #13 is finished! I wrote “The End” on Saturday, which also happened to be my daughter’s birthday. Weird fact: I’ve finished several of my books on important dates. Dreamthief, was published on Sept. 1, my niece’s birthday. I also…

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Five Tips for Becoming a Published Author

I feel like I’ve been too silent on my writing/publishing success story. I’ve had many aspiring authors ask me how I got published and how I managed to write over a dozen books in eight years, won multiple awards, and published a series, so today I’m going to share a…

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Buying Milk and Thoughts on Human Nature

I started getting the comments after I had my third baby. “Oh my, that’s a lot of kids.” “You must have your hands full!” “Are these all yours?!” Now, I have five kids, and the comments keep coming. So does the awkwardness. I feel like a large family is a…

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Help Me Write This Book! The Faythander Chronicles

  I’ve got this insane idea that I need your help with. I want to write a serialized book written in small scenes that I’ll post weekly to the blog. I’ve got the basic idea, but I want readers’ input on the details. Just keep in mind that I can’t…

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Show Vs. Tell and Why are Discussing This Again?

The first rule most writers learn is this: Show don’t Tell. What does that mean? Easy. If you want your readers to be bored and have no sense of your world, you tell them about it. (The grass was brown. She was gorgeous. The car was old.) How is this…

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If Authors Wrote Their Own Reviews…

I know, this topic is WAY wrong. Amazon would have fits if they knew I was suggesting authors (GASP!) write their OWN reviews. Write their own reviews?!? Okay, just play along, this is supposed to be funny. Start reading and you’ll get the gist of it. Authors, feel free to…

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Have a Merry Kindle Christmas! +++PLUS+++ $100 Giveaway!

Load up your Kindle with some awesome books just in time for Christmas! There are books for all readers, from YA to steamy romance, so be sure to check them out! Also, some are FREE!   But wait… the best part? We’re giving away a $100 Amazon GC to one…

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Grayghost Cover Reveal!

Grayghost Tamara Grantham(Fairy World MD., #7)Published by: Crimson Tree PublishingPublication date: February 26th 2018Genres: Adult, Fantasy, Romance The final installment in the epic Fairy World MD series by Tamara Grantham. It’s been four years since Olive Kennedy sealed the portals between Earth and Faythander. Four years that she’s been living…

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