Goodreads Giveaway for Chloe, Between the Cracks #4

Goodreads Giveaway for Chloe, Between the Cracks #4

I am changing things up a little bit and running a Goodreads Giveaway for a paperback copy of Chloe, Between the Cracks #4 before release rather than after. So here is your chance to be one of the first to read Chloe!
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Nanowrimo starts tomorrow!

Nanowrimo starts tomorrow!

If you've been following me for a while, you know that I participate in Nanowrimo each year. National Novel Writing Month begins tomorrow, and I am all set to go. Here's my project profile:
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Release the Dogs!

Release the Dogs!

I am happy today to be able to unleash Loose the Dogs. This is my nineteenth published book, the fifth adult (rather than YA) book. If you're looking for something a little scary to read tonight, why don't you pick it up? It is a fairly short read, but it might just keep you up a bit later than expected ...
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One way to avoid burnout and improve your writing productivity

One way to avoid burnout and improve your writing productivity

My “When Do you Find Time to Write” article has been a very popular post among writers.
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First draft of Camp Nanowrimo project complete!

First draft of Camp Nanowrimo project complete!

Draft 1 COMPLETE! Goal was 100,000 words. Rang in at 100,913. Fifteen writing days, averaging 6,700 words per day ...
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New release: In the Tick of Time

New release: In the Tick of Time

It's out! Find In the Tick of Time on Amazon in ebook or paperback format. Do things with lots of legs creep you out? This may not be the book for you ...
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What do you do when you're not writing?

What do you do when you’re not writing?

If you've been following me for a while, you've probably noticed that I am not always working on the first draft of a new book. Generally, I spend a few weeks writing a new book and then take a few weeks off before writing the next one. What happens after the first draft? What am I doing in the intervening weeks when it looks like there is no activity?
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Camp Nano for the Win! Ringing in at 117,575 words

Camp Nano for the Win! Ringing in at 117,575 words

I have just completed the first draft of Making her Mark, my latest Camp Nanowrimo novel!
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Countdown to Camp Nanowrimo!

Countdown to Camp Nanowrimo!

Just five more hours until Camp Nanowrimo kicks off here! I have my outline, my beats, my character sketches, my working title and cover. I'm raring to go! ...
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Excerpt from God Spelled Backwards

Excerpt from God Spelled Backwards

This is your last chance to pick up his Dark is Deepest, a collection of four of my full-length novels, for just $0.99!
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Review of Once Brothers, now on Goodreads Giveaway

Review of Once Brothers, now on Goodreads Giveaway

My lovely hubby has written another book review for me. This one for Once Brothers. Don't forget that I currently have a giveaway running for a signed copy of Once Brothers on Goodreads!
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Tattooed Teardrops wins Top Fiction Book for Teens

Tattooed Teardrops wins Top Fiction Book for Teens

A year ago, I was announcing to you that Ruby, Between the Cracks had won one of the 2015 Top Ten Best Books for Teens award put out by Library Services for Youth in Custody. Wow, how time flies! During the ensuing year, the committee requested copies of three of my books  for the 2016 award:
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New book release! Intersexion hits the market

New book release! Intersexion hits the market

Intersexion is now live at Amazon! Pick up your Kindle or paperback copy now. This is one of those stories that just grabbed me by the throat and demanded to be written. The idea, the cover, and the story all just came together like a tidal wave, and it bumped another book out of its way on my publication schedule.
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Excerpt from White Heat

Excerpt from White Heat

One week in on the first draft of EDS. 32,000 words so far. Still waiting on making my special announcement, but it's coming... Be sure to watch here or subscribe to my mailing list so that you don't miss it. I am very excited ...
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Happy Anniversary, a writing tribute from my hubby

Happy Anniversary, a writing tribute from my hubby

This year, my hubby came up with the most amazing idea for an anniversary present. He wrote a blog about my books! What a sweetheart he is. So, without further ado, here are his words, originally posted at http://flamestr.blogspot.ca/2016/01/more-to-life-than-hockey-tribute-to-my.html
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2015 in Review

2015 in Review

It seems like all of my social networks have been e-mailing me this week with numbers of tweets, pins, and posts that I made in 2015. But social networks are not where I spend most of my time. So I reviewed my production schedule for 2015, and here are the numbers that matter more to me:
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New Release: Once Brothers

New Release: Once Brothers

Amidst the Christmas craziness, I have been working away behind the scenes to bring you Once Brothers, a story about brotherhood and belonging. I just love all of the brothers in this book, especially little Sammy.
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Excerpt from Seventh Son by Orson Scott Card

Excerpt from Seventh Son by Orson Scott Card

Nanowrimo is coming along well. Halfway through, and I am up over 80,000 words.
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Excerpt from Green eyes in Las Vegas

Excerpt from Green eyes in Las Vegas

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, read the rules at A Daily Rhythm. Anyone can play along!
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