• Writing,  Writing Wednesday

    Adventures in Self-Pubbing: Opening Up Shop

    Happy Writing Wednesday! Many years ago, when I first started blogging, I did all sorts of posts on actual writing technique aimed at newbie writers.  This time around, I will leave that to the experts, though I will probably do a round-up of my favorite craft books at some point and maybe occasionally offer public floggingscritiques, if there’s interest.  The writing posts for this blog will be more about my steps/journey into the indie publishing world and my take on the writing “lifestyle.” So…I published my first book.  I equate this to setting up a virtual “shop” on the web.  I have a storefront (my Amazon author page), I have…

  • Announcements,  Cloak of Deceit,  Flash Friday,  Free Reads,  Shameless Self-Pimping

    Cloak of Deceit – Official Release!!!

    Happy, happy day!!! I knew it was going to be good. I slept in, but somehow made it to work on time. All the lights were green. It was nothing but good songs on the radio, no commercials. Then I found out my official release is now available in the Kindle store!!! I did it!!!  My first indie-published title is now available through Amazon (exclusively, for now) at the links listed below.  I will be writing a post for next Weds on what steps I took to turn an old dusty manuscript on my word processor into a shiny new e-book for $0, as well as all the resources I used.  The…

  • Cloak of Deceit,  Flash Friday,  Free Reads

    Fiction Friday (the first): Cloak of Deceit Excerpt

    Welcome to Fiction Friday, where I will post excerpts of my books, current projects, or occasionally short pieces of fiction from my brain that won’t be published anywhere else.  Today, in honor of my upcoming release, I’m posting a little snippet from Cloak of Deceit, my new adult urban fantasy romance, which should be published by the time the Seahawks win their second Superbowl!!! 😉 Since I’m a one-woman-show, I spent several hours doing the formatting the past few nights and finally uploaded it to Kindle Direct Publishing last night at 10pm.  I’ll do a full post on that adventure next week.  This first book is a steep learning curve, and I…

  • Announcements,  Artwork,  Cloak of Deceit,  Flash Friday,  Shameless Self-Pimping

    Cloak of Deceit – Cover Reveal!

    It’s been on my site for a few days, but I have received official approval from my lovely cover model, Gretchen Byers, so I can make it official.  Here is the cover, made by moi, for Cloak of Deceit, a new adult urban fantasy romance, set to release later this month! If you’d like to be notified when Cloak and my other books release, sign up for my newsletter.  The first 5 people to sign up via this post will receive a copy of Cloak for FREE!!!!  🙂 And now for the reveal… Available January 31, 2015! When her latest bad-boy lover accidentally turns her into an Undead, Alex Moore discovers her…