I had the pleasure of speaking with Sarah for the GSMC Book Review Podcast. We dug into what inspired Death's Dancer, breaking genre boundaries, Kindle Scout, and even children's book illustrators (a subject I'm learning quite a bit about, sharing a roof with a preschooler). Click the link for the complete interview at the GSMC site or… Continue reading Podcast Interview: GSMC Book Review
(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”
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.”
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
My Kindle Scout Campaign for Death's Dancer wrapped on July 22, 2016. Seven of the longest days of my life later, I got an email from the Kindle Press team. Death's Dancer has been selected for publication. WOOOOHOOOOOO! If you follow me on IG, you know there was a little celebrating. You may have heard… Continue reading Kindle Scout Campaign Wrap up (and news!)
We were living in Prague for the first time when I wrote the draft that would be Death's Dancer during NaNoWriMo. I described it to my writing buddy as the romance novel that's been fighting it's way through all the urban fantasy and comic books in my head for the last 10 years. It's not… Continue reading To begin at the beginning: what the hell is a Kindle Scout and why was it for me?
Woohoo, 8 days in and Death's Dancer has been getting some serious traction in the hot and trending category. Really excited to see readers connecting with Isela, Azrael and the dancers of Prague. Come see what all the ruckus is about and get a chance to recieve a free copy as part of the Kindle… Continue reading Hot and Trending
From now until July 22, 2016, go to the Kindle Scout Campaign page to download the first three chapters for free. If you like what you read and want to see the rest, vote to nominate it for publication. When the campaign is complete, nominations will be combined with the editor's review to decide if Death's Dancer will be awarded publication… Continue reading Cover Reveal & Kindle Scout Campaign