If you’re anything like me, you’re on your phone a lot. Not talking or even texting. But scrolling through social media, playing games, or reading. Yes, reading. While there are apps featuring full-length books (like my vast Kindle library waiting to be read), there are also a multitude of serial fiction apps out there where those same full-length stories are delivered in bite sized pieces for busy people. So, I’m happy to announce that some
Some days are meant for throwing a party and celebrating little wins. Today is one of them. It’s been a long year so far with many ups and downs…and my goal list for the year only has a couple things checked off. But if you’ve spent any time around me and my blog, you’ve probably picked up that I’m a natural optimist. It’s going to be okay and I’ve got hope that the tiny steps
As part of my resolve to keep my focus this year, I’ve begun work on a new book and am right in the middle of the fun part of writing. The dreaming. The imagining. The getting to know my characters and launching them on a journey. But one question many have asked is if I’m writing a standalone or series. My first published novel, Catch of a Lifetime, is a “stand alone” book. A complete story
Is it too honest to say that the past two weeks have been the most exhilarating and exhausting I can recall since giving birth to my children? Well, in a way I did give birth … to a book. After years of longing and wishing, I finally entered the countdown of months, weeks, and finally days until Catch of a Lifetime released into the hands of readers who might take one look at my baby,
It’s been a week since my debut launched and I’m exhausted in a happy, extremely-grateful way. (Sort of like this picture of my oldest son after a football game only without the stink or slimy mouth-guard tucked behind my ear!) Between the launch group party and blog tour stops, I spent the week interacting with readers and watching reviews show up on Amazon, Goodreads, Facebook, and other places. (I’ll share some of my favorites here
It’s hard to believe that after years of writing, editing, and pitching followed by months of work with the amazing Bling! Romance team and weeks of pre-launch marketing efforts, it all comes down to a single day. This day. Catch of a Lifetime, my fiction-writing debut, is officially a published book! All those pre-orders are on their way to readers and now the fun really begins as we wait for sales numbers and reviews. In
One final week until launch and excitement is building here for the home team. The coaching staff has been working the players hard during the pre-season football camp and even a few three-a-day practices, but they’ll be transitioning to a normal practice routine this week. It’s a whole new world, especially for the freshmen players. I think I saw Marquise Steele headed into the weight room. Not sure why you’d want to talk to me
I’d like you to meet the new receivers coach for the Front Range University Cougars, Reed Worthington. That’s his office just down the hall. Let’s see if he has a little free time. Free time? I don’t think I’ve had any free time in weeks, but come on in anyway. I welcome the excuse to stop staring at my computer screen. It’s hard to believe I miss my days as a player during pre-season camp.
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With the upcoming release of Catch Of a Lifetime, I thought it would be fun for you to meet Cassie Parker. I tracked her down at an apartment complex just south of Front Range University. Let’s see if she has a minute or two to talk. Y’all come on in and thanks for stopping by. Pardon the mess, but I just moved in yesterday and am still trying to figure out where to put things.
This coming event has been over ten years in the making. Once I decided I wanted to write a book, I knew there would eventually come a day when my story would be for sale. Of course, I had no real idea what platform building or marketing involved, but as the months and years scrolled past while I worked on my craft and polished stories worthy of publication, I watched other writers and took notes.