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Ink and Bone Website…Check It OUT!

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Just got a newsletter from Rachel Caine with a link to her new Ink and Bone website. Great goobley oobley! Caine has gone ALL OUT on this page, and it is drop dead gorgeous! The artwork is to die for, and there are lots of fun things to look at and read. A couple of videos to watch, too, though I haven’t had time for that, yet. You really should stop by. If this doesn’t make you want to read the book, I don’t know what would.

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Enterprise Heritage Museum Event

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St. Johns River Eco Tours

Lots of fun stuff coming up over the next three months, and I thought I’d share some of them with you, in case any of you are in the central Florida area. A week from today, I’ll be doing a slideshow presentation at the Enterprise Heritage Museum, in Enterprise, Florida. Enterprise is a small town across Lake Monroe from Sanford, where I live. Like my fictional town of Riverbend, it has a long history with the lake and the St. Johns River. I’m very pleased to have a chance to talk about why I decided to set my novel, Swamp Ghosts, in central Florida, with an emphasis on the St. Johns River basin, and some of the wonderful wildlife contained, therein. If you can make it, call and reserve a seat today.  (Cindy Sullivan: 386-804-6987) I’d love to have a chance to chat with you. I’ll be doing a book signing afterward, as well. Here’s the official flier from the Museum.

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The World Will Miss You, Sir Terry Pratchett!

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I’ve just learned of the passing of author Sir Terry Pratchett, and the world seems a sadder place to me today. His imagination made everything better and funnier, and I wish I had discovered his books years earlier. Tonight, the wee, free men and I will drink a toast in his honor, and we will never, ever forget him!

Sign Up For Mail List

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Each day, I’m feeling a bit more like myself as this mutated swine flu slowly disappears. Today, I’m ready to tackle something I began before the holidays, and then let sit idle while I tried to cope with Christmas, a rush on editing A Boy Named Rabbit, and a four-week (so far) bout of this wretched flu: My new Mail List.

I’m really looking forward to getting this off the ground! My Mail List will be THE place for the latest news on sales and other promotions, plus a spot where I can share lots of other fun stuff that would normally fall between the cracks and not get blogged about. It will go out once a month or so, and I’ll have contests from time to time, and more. 

I’m starting with a giveaway today: the first ten people to join my mail list today will receive a free, signed copy of either Wake-Robin Ridge or Swamp Ghosts, their choice. And they’ll be all set to receive future giveaways, too. I have LOTS of plans along those lines. SO…easy-peasy…click on the link at the top right of this page and join my Mail List. Once or twice a month, you’ll receive a fun newsletter and be alerted to upcoming giveaways and promotions.

Please consider signing up today. Remember, the first ten people who do will receive a free, signed copy of either Wake-Robin Ridge or Swamp Ghosts, their choice. 

Thanks!

Catchin’ Up!

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Slow But Steady Wins The Race…Right?

Wow, the last few weeks have gone by in a blur, and I’m still far behind, try as I might. My inner tortoise is beating the crap outta that wily hare! I’ve had bad news (an injured back that’s almost well and foot problems that might entail yet another steel pin), good news (my first novel, Wake-Robin Ridge, made the Amazon Top 100 Best Sellers list in Fiction/Ghosts, and just regular news (hangin’ in there pretty well for an ol’ granny like myself).

This week, I’ve gotten a ton of stuff done, even though I’m not caught up yet. I finished my draft of A Boy Named Rabbit (the sequel to Wake-Robin Ridge), and it is now in edit, and hopefully will be released next month. I’m four chapters into Hunter, the sequel to Swamp Ghosts, and on schedule for a release date early next year. My last medical procedures proved I’m still cancer-free, so dancing around about that. Or I would be, if it weren’t for that foot issue mentioned above. My friends and family are all doing well, and my daughter, SIL, and grandbaby, Kaelen, are coming to see us Sunday for a week’s visit. So, Life is good, and I’m a happy camper, looking forward to catching up to that rascally hare any day now.

One of the best things that’s happened is that the marvelous Captain Jeanne Bell, my inspiration for Maggie Devlin’s character in Swamp Ghosts, has said she’d like to do a Meet The Author cruise on her beautiful boat, The Naiad. I hope we are able to make that happen, because, hello? Cruising down the river with a bunch of book lovers? What could be better? Captain Jeanne has also told several local places about my book, and there just might be a few stores who want to carry it in the future, along with a chance or two to do a presentation here and there. Very exciting! Cross your fingers for me that some of these things work out.

My new blog, The Write Stuff, is off to a good start, and I’m hoping it will build membership and participation quickly over the next few months. If you are looking for a very friendly place to hang out with fellow writers, please stop by and follow along with us. We’d love to meet you, share resources with you, and help you promote your work.

In the words of Little Rabbit (from my latest book), “Ain’t that somethin’? Ain’t that just somethin’!”

New Blog News

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After struggling for some time to get the Menu above organized and several new links working properly, I had to admit defeat. So, I decided to create a new Author’s Blog where I could focus on my own books, news, excerpts, promos, etc, and forget about trying to make it all fit here. Oh, I’ll still keep this blog updated about new promos, etc, but this will let me use Bookin’ It the way I originally intended, namely for book reviews and posts on other people’s writings. It was just getting too cluttered up with my stuff all over the place, too, especially when the links either didn’t show up at all, or didn’t work properly.  

Of course, I spent a whole day trying to remember how to set up a new blog, and get the theme I wanted operating properly. It’s still a work in progress. But once it’s done, I’ll be posting the link here, so that any of you who want to follow my books a bit more closely can do so. Hopefully, you’ll enjoy both blogs enough to follow each. I’ll do my best to make them both worthwhile, and I’ll keep you posted!

Update on Release of The Collector’s Treasure

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Just wanted to let you guys know that shortly after Nick Taylor and Alisha Payne’s book, The Collector’s Treasure, went live on amazon, some sort of technical glitch popped up making it impossible to download the ebook or order the paperback. They are in contact with amazon and the paperback is now available again, but the eBook download is still not working. If you were hoping to read this (like me!), hang in there. Surely amazon will sort it out soon, and all will be well. (Good luck, Nick & Alisha!)

Eight Day Wonders!

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For those who never notice my Countdown widgets, the next couple of months are going to be a lot of fun for fans of several great series. And in eight days, on September 2, four new books hit at once that I’m particularly excited about, to wit: Read more…

WRR Still in Amazon’s Top 100 List!

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Wow! Wake-Robin Ridge has been in Amazon’s top 100 (PAID) Bestsellers Fiction/Ghost list all week, and is still moving up. Today, it’s at #32. I know this is probably old hat for you folks who have been writing a long time, but for me, this is exciting as all get-out! 🙂 Seeing my book on the same page as books by Stephen King, Joe Hill, Anne Rice, Heather Graham, and my personal favorite, Dean Koontz, is a dream come true! I’m stoked to finish the sequel, which should be out by October, if all goes well. But today, I’m just very, very grateful to everyone who has bought a copy. Hope you all enjoy it.

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Exciting News About Wake-Robin Ridge!

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I’m thrilled to say Wake-Robin Ridge moved up into the Top 100 Best Selling (PAID) Ghost stories this week. The best part about that, besides being able to refer to my book as an amazon best-seller, is that it is listed on the same page with books by Stephen King, Joe Hill, Heather  Graham, Anne Rice, and my very favorite, Dean Koontz! What a thrill to see my book alongside theirs, even if only due to a surge in sales this week. Next week might be different, but for now, I’m just thrilled. Thank you to everyone who has bought a copy of Wake-Robin Ridge. Hope you enjoyed it! And stay tuned for a new feature: Contest Saturday! Details upcoming.

Excerpts, Etc

Just want to remind you guys that I’m now posting excerpts from my books under the appropriate menu headers at the top of the page. I’ve just started doing this, so there are only a few things up so far, to include prologues to both Wake-Robin Ridge and Swamp Ghosts, and an excerpt from Swamp Ghosts Chapter 9, just a scene I enjoyed writing. There are also a few poems from Summer Magic up, as well. Hope you’ll check them out from time to time. I’ll be posting news tidbits there, too, when I have things that need sharin’!

Enjoy!

Granny Road Trip Coming Up!

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Taking my 9-year-old granddaughter up to the Destin/Santa Rosa Beach area of the panhandle on Thursday, to spend 4 days with my daughter and family. So looking forward to this vacation, especially the time spent with my two beautiful grandchildren. I’ll be posting tomorrow’s Author Interview, with cozy mystery writer Nancy Cohen, but after that, I won’t be around much until Tuesday, August 5. I’ll check in if I can, but probably won’t be able to do much posting. And in fact, isn’t that the whole point of a vacation? To go do things you don’t do during your normal daily routine? I think so!

Even though I avoid the sun like the plague, I still love the beach. I’ll slather on my Industrial Strength Total Eclipse sunblock, wear a big hat, and sit under an umbrella, and life will be good. Could be a pina colada in the mix, somewhere. 🙂

Off to run last minute errands now, so behave yourselves while I’m out. (Okay, disregard that order. Why start behaving now, eh?) Gonna put some Jimmy Buffet on the CD player in my car, and hit the grocery store so hubby will have provisions while I’m away. Later!

Check Out This News From Nick Taylor & Alisha Payne of Spellbound Consortium

 

I’m so happy to share Nick & Alisha’s excitement! Congratulations, Ladies!  So many good things are happening to them. Just take a look! (BTW, you two…The Collector’s Treasure? Very hot cover!)

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N&A: We are incredibly proud to reveal the next covers of A Spellbound Consortium. Our four novel series is an adult ride into the world of romantic Urban Fantasy.The Collector’s Treasure will release 10/1/14 on Amazon & Nook. In the meanwhile, add it to your to-read list at Goodreads!

A Spellbound Consortium: The Collector’s Treasure

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Download the Prologue for a sneak peek! CLICK FOR PDF FORMAT.

What happens when the hunter becomes the hunted?

Griffin MacNeil makes his living as a treasure hunter, a magical adventurer with a knack for surviving against the odds.  He travels the world, exploring tombs and ancient ruins for lost treasure.  It’s a risky business, but usually the rewards make it worthwhile – until suddenly, his luck takes a turn for the worse, and the dangers become more lethal than ever before. Disaster strikes deep beneath the Egyptian sands, and Griffin’s entire life is turned upside down. Read more…

Life is Back To Normal…Mostly.

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Daughter and Grandbaby headed back to Destin yesterday, and today seems awfully quiet. I guess it’s good for me to get back into my normal routine. It’s certainly less tiring than trips to the zoo and all the other fun stuff we did this week. But it’s pretty lonely, too. I miss those kids…both the 13-month-old one, and his mom, who will always be MY baby. 😦 However, I’ll be heading up to the panhandle myself in a few weeks to spend some beach time with them, so it’s all good.

Time to get things going here on Bookin’ It, now. Tomorrow is Monday Giveaway Day, so be sure to tune in to see what you might be able to win. And Wednesday is the first of my Author Interviews. I’ll be posting them every Wednesday, for as long as I can find writers who’d like to participate. This week, my guest will be Aimee Easterling, author of the Shiftless YA paranormal werewolf series. On Friday, I have a bonus Author Interview with Anna Celeste Burke, author of A Dead Husband, the first of the Jessica Huntington Desert Cities Mysteries. Friday is What Are You Reading Day, as usual. Your chance to tell us what books are on your bedside table each week, and how you are liking them. Sunday, I plan to start a new feature: Blogger of the Week. It will be a chance for me to give a shout out to someone whose blog I really enjoy.

And of course, I’ll be fitting in my book reviews here and there, as well. So, hope you’ll stop by often and see what’s happening! Have a great week, everyone!

Email Issues (Maybe) Fixed?

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 from each and every folder it sent them to, and I'm praying this never happens again. I haven't had the nerve to go check out my Webmail account, from where the trouble sprang, I'm sure. (No matter that RoadRunner says they haven't a clue. Yeah, right. Then why did you send me an email 2 weeks ago saying you were making significant changes to your email program that might result in your customers being sent "some duplicate emails/" You recommended simply deleting them, but I bet you had no idea that somewhere, a server or two had thousands of emails stored, and would try to send them all at once.) 

At any rate, the last girl I talk to, at midnight, was diligently trying to gain access to my RR Webmail account to eliminate them from that end, but it had locked both me and RoadRunner out. Then we got disconnected, and I said the hell with it and went to bed. I'm guessing she finally got in, deleted everything, and solved this problem that they were so clueless about. Hurray for her. Boo and hiss for RR not being a bit more specific about what we should do in advance to avoid this problem. And also, for not having told customers who don't check their mail from the RR page that they should go in there a couple times a week and make sure things were being deleted, as need be. This could ALL have been avoided.

So, raspberries to those who screwed up, and didn't have the foresight to see what might happned, and raspberries to those who denied any responsibility for the resulting problems. And strawberries with whipped cream and a cherry on top for Michelle in Tech Support, who worked for hours to make it right.

Doin’ My Happy Dance!

Woohoooo! Went to bed with another 25,800 emails trying to download onto my computer. Got up this morning to find it had stopped after a mere 5,000+. So far, it hasn’t started up again. I’ve deleted those five thousand from each and every folder it sent them to, and I’m praying this never happens again. I haven’t had the nerve to go check out my Webmail account, from where the trouble sprang, I’m sure. (No matter that RoadRunner says they haven’t a clue. Yeah, right. Then why did you send me an email 2 weeks ago saying you were making significant changes to your email program that might result in your customers being sent “some duplicate emails/” You recommended simply deleting them, but I bet you had no idea that somewhere, a server or two had thousands of emails stored, and would try to send them all at once.)

At any rate, the last girl I talk to, at midnight, was diligently trying to gain access to my RR Webmail account to eliminate them from that end, but it had locked both me and RoadRunner out. Then we got disconnected, and I said the hell with it and went to bed. I’m guessing she finally got in, deleted everything, and solved this problem that they were so clueless about. Hurray for her. Boo and hiss for RR not being a bit more specific about what we should do in advance to avoid this problem. And also, for not having told customers who don’t check their mail from the RR page that they should go in there a couple times a week and make sure things were being deleted, as need be. This could ALL have been avoided.

So, raspberries to those who screwed up, and didn’t have the foresight to see what might happen, and raspberries to those who denied any responsibility for the resulting problems. And strawberries with whipped cream and a cherry on top for Michelle in Tech Support, who worked for hours to make it right.

Email Woes (And You Think YOU Get a Lot of Emails!)

Having serious email problems this morning, so if you wrote me, I probably won’t get it. RoadRunner is trying to send me 29,000 emails! Every email for the last 15 months is trying to come through this morning, and they can’t seem to stop it. The only emails NOT coming through are today’s!! I’ll get back to you when I can receive emails again, and maybe you can re-send anything important. Thanks! (Been on the phone with them for over THREE HOURS, so I’m tearing my hair out, here.)

Call For Beta Readers

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Going back to the mountains again, as I start working on the sequel to Wake-Robin Ridge, and I’m looking for beta readers once more. I would like to have a few more this time around, so if you are interested in doing something like this, please email me. Contact info at the top of this page. I do this a little bit differently from many authors, so I would need to explain how it all works.

If you’d like to be in on the process of taking an idea and turning it into a finished publication, I’d love to hear from you. I think most of my Beta readers have enjoyed the journey, and the knowledge that their comments and support have helped shape the finished project. Would LOVE to talk to you about how it works. Email me for all the data.

And for those who’ve read Wake-Robin Ridge, this is your chance to find out what’s going on with Sarah & Mac before anyone else. 😀 Hint…odd things are happening in Darcy’s Corner, North Carolina. I’ll be waiting to hear from you.

Reminder: #mywriting process Blog Tour is Coming!

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“Yoooo-hoooooo! Blog Tour Comin’!”

Be sure to stop by Friday, when I’ll be taking part in the #mywritingprocess Blog Tour. I’m really looking forward to joining the tour, answering the questions presented to me, and introducing three authors I’ve invited. They will be posting their comments next week, and I will provide the links, so you can go visit them on their own blogs. A great chance to meet some authors who might be new to you. And it’s amazing to read how different each author approaches his or her writing. I’ve really enjoyed the posts of others participating in the tour, and I’m sure you will, too.

That’s this Friday, 5/9. The post will remain up indefinitely, though, so even if you can’t check it out on Friday, you’ll still be able to read it in the days ahead. And you will be able to ask questions in the comments section, if you wish.

Looking forward to seeing you all there!

Coming Up on Bookin’ It

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One of the best things about wrapping up Swamp Ghosts is knowing I’ll have more time for my blogs. I’ve really missed being able to post here daily, or at least several times a week, and I’m hoping I never find myself in that position again. (Which means, of course, I’ll have to be a lot better about managing my time while I’m writing the sequel to Wake-Robin Ridge. I’ll be starting that in the next day or two, so we’ll see how fast I can learn to juggle.)

I have some fun things in store for Bookin’ It, and I hope you’ll enjoy them all. On Mondays I plan to run giveaways.  On Wednesdays, Author Interviews. (I have five lined up already.) Fridays will remain What Are You Reading days, and I’m hoping to do a Blogger of the Week thing on Sundays. Tuesdays and Thursdays will be flexible, and every day is Review Day, when I have them ready to go.

Since I’m just getting this started, this week will be a little bit off the planned schedule, but that’s okay, because there are still going to be some fun things happening. Be SURE to check in on Friday of this week, when I’ll be participating in the #mywritingprocess Blog Tour. Not only will you learn a bit about my own writing process, but you’ll meet three authors who will be doing the tour next week. This was a really fun thing to take part in, and I hope you’ll enjoy my post on Friday.

I’m also going to be posting excerpts from Swamp Ghosts throughout the week, just to whet your appetites. Stay tuned for those, as well.  Let’s get things going around here, again, whaddya say? FUN…that’s what we want, right?

Have a great day, everyone.

RE-views, INTER-views, and Giveaways!

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Life Is Good, Right?

Just an update on things coming up in the weeks ahead. Now that I’ve done my best with Swamp Ghosts and turned it loose on an unsuspecting public, I can get back to the things in life that REALLY matter…my BLOGS! 😀

I have some ideas for a lot of fun stuff in the weeks ahead, so I hope you will all stay tuned. I have a few reviews to get posted, for one thing. I’m also planning to do some Author Interviews with good folks I have met online in recent weeks. I’ll be starting with author Anna Celeste Burke, who writes cozy mysteries. Evelyn Cullet, Deborah Brown, and Aimee Easterling will be joining us, as well. I will be focusing on independently published writers, but will happily do an interview for any author who would like to join in. If you, or anyone you know, would like to be featured here, please contact me (Contact Info at the top of the page). I’m looking forward to asking these writers about themselves, their writing process, their books, and a few off the wall questions, just for fun. Hope you will all enjoy this new feature.

My first Author Interview with Anna Celeste Burke will be on Monday, May 5. Be sure to join us. You will be able to ask questions, too, in the Comments section.

I also plan to do some fun Giveaways over the months ahead. (I’m already running one, as a matter of fact, in case you missed it. Aimee Easterling is giving away a signed copy of her latest book, Shiftless). Be on the look out for Rafflecopter links to various things you can win, and for things you can email me to win. Expect the Unexpected! 😀

That’s the latest news from Bookin’ It, and I do hope it sounds like fun to you. I’m going to have a good time with it all, myself, and can’t wait to get started. And that would be Monday, May 5, with Anna Celeste Burke.

Bookin’ It News!

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My Dancing Ladies orchid is blooming! No, that’s not really the news I want to talk about, but I’d figured I’d share it, too, just because it’s so beautiful this year. I couldn’t resist.

But what I really want to talk about is the direction this blog it about to take. Yes, I am still going to do book reviews, but due to the fact that writing has taken over such a large portion of my life, I don’t get to read quite as many books as I used to. So I’m planning to branch out a bit, just to give you guys some new and interesting things to look forward to, when I don’t have reviews to offer.

For instance, tomorrow, I will be doing a review combined with a week-long give-away. Those of you who enjoy YA urban fantasy will be interested to know that Aimee Easterling, author of Shiftless, will be giving away a signed copy of her book. We will be having a drawing, and you can enter all week long. I’ve read the book, and enjoyed it very much. Read more about my take on it tomorrow.

I also plan to do some author interviews. I really enjoy reading them, myself, and hope you will, as well.  My first one will feature Anna Celeste Burke, author of A Dead Husband. You mystery lovers will enjoy the book, and I hope you’ll enjoy reading Anna Celeste’s interview. You will be able to ask questions in the comments section, too.

And finally, I plan to take part in as many blog tours as I can, both for my own books and writing, and those of others that I can promote. On Friday, May 9, I will be taking part in the My Writing Process blog tour, and I’m looking forward to it very much. Not only will I have a chance to answer some questions on how I write, but I’ll be posting links and bios on three authors who will also be taking part in the tour. Please be sure to join us for that. I know you will learn about some authors you will really enjoy.

If you know anyone who would like to give me an author interview for a future post, please let me know. I’ll be happy to do what I can to set it up. And if you are running a blog tour, yourself, I’d love to join it, if I may.

So…interesting things afoot at Bookin’ It. Hope you’ll have fun checking out all the upcoming events.

Spring Is In The Air!

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Actually, down here in central Florida, we’ve already had some days in the low 80’s, so you could say summer is in the air, too. But today is a cool, upper-60’s kind of day, so I’m calling it spring. The migrating goldfinches have shown up at my feeder, where they will consume vast quantities of thistle seed before molting into their bright yellow breeding plumage, and heading farther north to nest. Cardinals are already building this year’s homes, and I’ve even seen a black racer or two, venturing out to bask in the sunlight. 

And on other exciting fronts, I have finally finished my second novel, Swamp Ghosts, and it is in full edit, as I type. You might notice the header has changed to something appropriate for this news. 🙂

I love the editing process, through and through. Revising, cutting, sharpening, looking for better ways to say the same thing, or cleaner prose, or a funnier tidbit to insert. To me, it’s the icing on the cake, and the best part of writing. Hopefully, this book will be published by May 1. I’ll keep you posted on that.

And lastly, maybe the most fun of all, I have a bit more time to read again! I’ve missed it more than you can imagine, and I have some books to review, starting this very afternoon. Just finished Chloe Neill’s latest Chicagoland novel, for one, and a few other things I want to share with you. So stay tuned, folks. Things should be picking up here a bit more each day. Until I start novel #3, that is, and I’m already outlining it. 🙂

 

Sunday Update!

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SO sorry to have been absent so much recently. My life has spiraled out of control, it seems. Outside issues, animal issues, book writing issues, self-marketing issues–all of them have conspired to fill up my every waking minute. I’ve even been relegated to catching up 0n my reading at midnight, lately, which leads to nodding off after a few pages. Things should be easing up a bit soon, says she, with fingers crossed.

I have reviews to write, and all I need is a few minutes in which to do so. On my list are Janet Evanovich’s Takedown Twenty, Gail Carriger’s Timeless from the Parasol Protectorate series, and Ned Hickson’s hilarious Humor at the Speed of Life. A couple other things are waiting, too, but those three will probably be coming up in the next day or so. This is assuming I can finish mastering the proper use of Hootsuite, and get out from under the extra work involved in promoting my books via Twitter. I’d like to get the basic promo type tweets automated, so I can concentrate on meeting and enjoying fellow Tweeters for the more social aspect of Social Media. If you’ve never been on Twitter before, trust me, it can overwhelm a newbie in no time.

On the book front, Wake-Robin Ridge is still selling well, which pleases me no end. I won’t be retiring to a South Pacific island any time soon, but I’m optimistic about my late-life career as a Romantic Suspense novelist, at least.  And that’s good, because my second novel, Swamp Ghosts, is almost finished. At least the rough draft, anyway. I expect to get it through the editing process in a few weeks, and then on to publishing. (I hope I can remember how I did it the last time. Now where are those Kindle notes?) So, I expect to be announcing publication at least by late spring, if not sooner. I’m really excited about this one. Alligators, and snakes, and psychopaths, Oh, MY! *grin* It was fun to write.

And that’s about it for me. What have YOU guys been up to? Any news you want to share? I’m listening……………

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Freezin’ in Florida!

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Look What You’re Missing!

Went down in the mid-30’s last night, and was still only 37 out when I woke up, but no ice in the birdbaths, anyway. This doesn’t sound like much to you folks in the Frozen North, I know, but when you consider it was over 80 degrees here less than a week ago, well…it is a bit of a shock to the system. And it will be back up in the 80’s again in a couple of days, I’m sure. Not as bad as last month, when the temps dropped 50 degrees in one night, and then soared again in 24 hours. But still. It’s a good day to stay home by the fire, and I think that’s just what I’ll do. Throw in a few hours on the computer, working on my next book, Swamp Ghosts, and it will be okay with me to postpone my winter gardening for another day.

How is it where YOU are? Cold? Freezing cold? Or my tongue’s stuck to a lamppost, someone just shoot me now, cold? 🙂  Hope you are all snug in your toasty homes until this lets up.

 

Thank You!

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WOW! Thank you so much to the 1,969 good folks who downloaded copies of Wake-Robin Ridge yesterday. I’m very happy with how that free promotion turned out, and I hope each of you enjoys the book. If so, I also hope you’ll remember to leave a kind review on Amazon. That’s what helps move the book up through the listings so it’s easier for shoppers to find. I’d really appreciate it. Reviews are more important than you can imagine. 

Again, thank you to everyone who grabbed a copy while they were free. Hope you’ll also tell your friends and family. And make a mental note that I’m nearly finished with my second novel, Swamp Ghosts, and soon it will be available for download, as well. Book #3 will revisit Darcy’s Corner, and for those who have been asking, yes, Sarah & Mac will be featured in a completely new story. 

Happy New Year to all of you, and thanks for making mine so special!

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