Hurry up and wait… “Hey, Mom, can I have ice cream, because you said we need to eat stuff out of the freezer and we don’t want it to melt.” You can’t argue with a 12 year-old’s logic, can you? So now I’m sitting in my boarded-up house (ie CAVE) waiting for TS Fay (or … Read More
I need to keep a stock of paper bags close by my laptop for hyperventilating. Even though right now I’m in the middle of preparations for TS Fay (which looks like it’s making landfall right over the top of my house) I can find joy in an email containing my second review on “Love & … Read More
*That ear-piercing shriek you just heard was me as I read my email.* This is my FIRST REVIEW EVER!!!! http://www.paranormalromance.org/reviews/review.php?id=28879 Here’s the upshot: “Lesli Richardson has taken the vampire myths that we all know to a very different level. No more fangs, coffins, or hiding from the sun. This is definitely a skillfully spun story … Read More
I’m guest blogging today at the Romance Reader at Heart blog at: http://novelthoughts.wordpress.com/ Don’t leave me to play with myself….eh, BY myself… *LOL* A randomly-selected commenter will win a copy of “Love & Brimstone.” Also, check out the Brimstone Series blog for my post on the “soundtrack” for “Love & Brimstone.”
It’s out!! It’s out, it’soutit’soutit’sout! Can you tell I’m happy? 🙂 “Love & Brimstone” has officially been released and is available for sale from Amira Press! Yippee!! Click here to buy “Love & Brimstone!”
Vampire Bumper Sticker Slogan Contest Less than a week until “Love & Brimstone” is released! That means… *drumroll* Contest! What will you win? A free copy of “Love & Brimstone!” (e-book version). What is the contest? Submit your best vampire-related bumper sticker slogans! Preferably original. For example, “Vampires do it in the dark.” (Okay, that’s … Read More
(This is my weekly contribution to the Amira Press Says blog at: http://amirapresssays.blogspot.com/ If you haven’t stopped by there lately, please go check it out! We have a lot of talented authors at Amira Press!) *** The powers that be are allowing us to free-range blog this week, so I decided to tackle the subject … Read More
Today is a variety of things. I’ve got “Love & Brimstone” submitted to several review sites, so keep your fingers crossed! None of the peer critiques told me it was crap, so hopefully the reviewers will like it too. *LOL* Have you taken a look at the “Love & Brimstone” book trailer? Feel free to … Read More
Here’s how I spent my Saturday today. I hope you enjoy!
I just received word that “Love & Brimstone” will be released by Amira Press on August 8th! Whoo hoo!! Mark your calendars and don’t forget to stop by the Love & Brimstone blog for more updates, pictures of locations used in the book, and more!
Apparently, like the Tin Man, I have a heart. Contrary to what my ex has said in the past, I’m not a heartless bitch. (I might still be a bitch, but I saw my heart on the echocardiogram, so I have proof positive that yes, I DO have a heart.) The tech said that he … Read More
Yes, I’m a number and I’m happy about it. My RWA membership came through today and I got my confirmation email with my membership number. Woo hoo! I can now update all my query letters. *LOL* (This is one of the things our “economic stimulus package” check paid for, my membership. *LOL*) Now I feel … Read More
I just got home from playing human voodoo doll. At least, that’s what it seems like the lab I got my blood drawn was doing. The air conditioner was set to about twenty below zero, for starters. So all my limbs are pretty much numb (or so I thought). Then the girl comes in to … Read More
Most fiction writers will probably agree on one thing if nothing else: writing the synopsis sucks. Period. In fact, it’s a current discussion in The Romance Room email list. In that same vein, I found some helpful links on writing a synopsis (obviously this is more geared to fiction writing than non-fiction). http://www.writing-world.com/publish/synopsis.shtml http://www.kathycarmichael.com/synopsis.clearwater.fiction.html http://www.writing-life.com/fiction/synopsis.html … Read More
The editing process, as I’ve found, is always a learning curve. One can never know too much about editing. The more you edit, the more you learn, which leads to better writing. Participating on a peer-review critique group is a huge help for me. Not just in terms of getting feedback on my writing, but … Read More