Hello, hello, hello! It is with great pleasure that I announce THE NEVERLAND WARS II: THE PIPER’S PRICE is set for release in February 2017. I’ve been working like crazy on it, and thanks to the support and effort of my publisher, we’re going to be able to bring this book into being less than… Continue reading How to Celebrate a Sequel? A 99¢ Ebook!
I’ve never made an audiobook before! I’ve had a lot of readers ask me about an audiobook for The Neverland Wars, so I was getting ready to put together a presentation and do some market research to convince my publisher to invest in one, when out of the blue… My publisher asked if I wanted… Continue reading Can You Hear Me Now? The Neverland Wars Audiobook is Coming!
Hello, hello! I’m typing this with sticky BBQ sauced fingers which means only one thing… I’m back in Washington, at Third Place Commons, working on my writing, and eating Burney Brother’s pulled pork, as I have for some eight years now. I’m going to be in Washington for a while. Among other things, summer break… Continue reading A Case of the Sequel Blues
I got this polite message from a reader yesterday, and it deserves so much more than quick ping back. In the event anyone else is having similar concerns or thoughts, I wanted to put my response up for everyone: Hello Audrey. I wanted to say thanks for writing a fun book, but next time can… Continue reading A Letter to a Reader
There’s nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and open a vein. If writing is opening a vein, editing is the part where you have to scrub your desk and carpet of all the blood. There’s nothing to writing, once you take the leap and decide to pour your heart… Continue reading Writing for Catharsis and Editing for Deadlines
I forget the actual name of this motel, but if you’re ever in Grants Pass and need to spend the night, drive down 6th Street until you see a bear playing a bright blue bass. This is the best motel ever (except, perhaps, the Fernwood motel in Big Sur, but that is in a class… Continue reading Greetings From The Jazz Bear Motel!
I am so thrilled about the release of The Neverland Wars, even if it is just the ebook and our beautiful print copies are still in-process. So far, the book has peaked today at #6 on the “runaways” category, and the sales rank is shooting up once again. It is a strange process, releasing the… Continue reading Release Day Descends
There is nothing like approaching a major life milestone (and being to busy to go have any fun) to make you realize what the little things in life are that make you happy. Like frothing up low fat milk in a mason jar and then adding it to a cup of well-steeped herbal chai tea… Continue reading The Writer Diet and Book Updates
It took a few weeks, but spring has finally hit me with the full force of its sunshine and optimism. I plum forgot to update the blog last week, and so much has been keeping me busy, it is hard to remember everything I ought to tell you. I was in Vegas a week ago,… Continue reading The W in AWOL stands for Writing, Right?
It’s been an exciting week around here…a lot of good news has come down the pike for The Neverland Wars, and just fielding all of that has been an intense responsibility. Turns out, it takes a lot of energy to change your plans and craft a best-selling book. But The Neverland Wars has been off… Continue reading Better Books & Outlooks