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Most Highlighted + Graphics + News

Amazon Publishing released a new tool for its authors, and one of the coolest bits of data we now have easy access to is our most highlighted quotes. I was delighted to find these two were your favorites: "Who walks into a wolf's den and comes out alive? Her father's old joke came unbidden as… Continue reading Most Highlighted + Graphics + News

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Readings and local bookstore news!

I'll be reading on Tuesday, May 9th at the Vermillion in Seattle at 7pm as part of the At The Inkwell reading series. The theme of the night is "The Morning After" : Life is filled with great parties, bad dates, national tragedies, personal successes, and other transformative events that shape us. But what do… Continue reading Readings and local bookstore news!

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Interview with Jessica Knauss, author of Kindle Scout selected “Awash in Talent”

(NOTE: this post is a compilation of an interview conducted during the Kindle Scout 2nd Anniversary Facebook Event. It's been reformatted and lightly edited for clarity!) Jessica Knauss was no stranger to publishing when her contemporary paranormal fantasy "Awash in Talent" was selected for publication by Kindle Scout. A lifelong traveler, former librarian, and translator, she… Continue reading Interview with Jessica Knauss, author of Kindle Scout selected “Awash in Talent”

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Upcoming Interview with Jessica Knauss, Author of “Awash in Talent.”

I'm excited to have a virtual sit down with fellow Kindle Press author Jessica Knauss to discuss her work, including her Scout selected novel "Awash in Talent" as part of the 2nd Anniversary Kindle Scout event on Facebook on Monday, March 27th at 10 am PDT. Here's the novel's description: So much Talent can kill you. Welcome… Continue reading Upcoming Interview with Jessica Knauss, Author of “Awash in Talent.”

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Video Post: Kindle Scout 2nd Anniversary Celebration

  The details: To celebrate the second year of Kindle Scout, Amazon is discounting all Scout-selected books to 99¢ from March 20th-April 3rd. You can find the complete list of Kindle Scout titles here. It's a great opportunity to try a new book or buy a book you enjoyed for a friend. A group of Kindle… Continue reading Video Post: Kindle Scout 2nd Anniversary Celebration

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Author Interview: Black and a Half Podcast

Last week I sat down with the guys at the Black and a Half podcast to talk about Death's Dancer. Hosted by comedians Manny Martin and Silas Lidenstein, we meandered through current events and pop-culture, including our favorite shows to binge watch,  the perils of professional wrestling and how I fell in love with Prague. Check… Continue reading Author Interview: Black and a Half Podcast

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How to make book quote posts for social media

Mission: I've always loved those social media posts that are a quote taken from the book over an awesome image. So I decided to put my designer hat on and see if I could make a few for my adult paranormal romantic suspense novel, Death's Dancer. Time: 1+hour. Ok, let's be real, 2+ Cost: Free… Continue reading How to make book quote posts for social media

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“5 Photos” interview up at Jill Archer blog

I'm wild about my IG account, because it gives my inner shutterbug an outlet.  So I was even more delighted to participate in the "5 Photos" author interview series on Jill Archer's blog. Jill is the author of the Noon Onyx series. So head over and learn what avocado trees, sheet music and Seattle Center… Continue reading “5 Photos” interview up at Jill Archer blog

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Goodreads Giveaway

I've got this big stack of proofs (beauty marks and all) taking up space on my desk. Enter now to win a signed copy! (sorry, this one's for US readers only) .goodreadsGiveawayWidget { color: #555; font-family: georgia, serif; font-weight: normal; text-align: left; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; background: white; } .goodreadsGiveawayWidget p { margin: 0 0… Continue reading Goodreads Giveaway