Books, Dancer's Flame

Book Two Update… and a sneak peek!

2017 was a doozy of a year. Though Dancer’s Flame was mostly complete I wound up doing major revisions, while moving... twice. The second time involved buying a house. So yeah. My brain was just not fully engaged. By the time I got Flame to a point where I was happy sending it off, I’d… Continue reading Book Two Update… and a sneak peek!

Books, Cool Stuff, Death's Dancer

Death’s Dancer now on Squirl!

Want to know where Isela learned to dance for gods? How about the location of Azrael's private quarters? And the park where the Vogel boys run wild? Download the Squirl app for your iPhone (sorry they don't seem to be on Android yet) and find maps and excerpts from the Prague of Death's Dancer. New books are added… Continue reading Death’s Dancer now on Squirl!

Reviews and Book Love
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Review Milestones and Ways to Show Book Love

In other news, it's entirely untrue that when you recieve 50 Amazon reviews you get a unicorn. (I check the mailbox every day and I do  have Prime)  I did get to meet this little sweetie at a friend's birthday party, which was awesome: A post shared by Jasmine Silvera (@jassilvera) on Apr 30, 2017 at 9:45am PDT… Continue reading Review Milestones and Ways to Show Book Love

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Books, Death's Dancer, REaders

It’s Giveaway Time

I'm celebrating my birthday the entire month of June with giveaways of Death's Dancer on Amazon (ebook) and Goodreads (print) To enter, click the links above, or, for Goodreads the giveaway widget below: .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… Continue reading It’s Giveaway Time

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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

Books, Death's Dancer, News

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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Books, interviews, Kindle scout

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.”