E-book release is TODAY!

The manuscript has been ready for weeks and we’ve just been working on the cover art. Finally, yesterday, I approved the final cover art and voila! We have a release! No, I didn’t forget to updat eyou on the release date. I got the e-mail today that the book was out and ready for purchase […]

The Muse Online Writer’s Conference

I have just finished a week long online writer’s conference and I must say that I found it to be a very good experience. This was the first year for the Muse, and they have a few bugs to work out, but over 700 people participated from the comfort of their own living room. I […]

Edits are back!

I returned the edited version of my novel to the publisher last week. I am relieved, excited, and nervous about it. It’s out of my hands now — but on the other hand, it’s OUT OF MY HANDS! No more tweaking this thing in chapter 6 or reconsidering that flashback in chapter 10. It’s done. […]

Edits are in!

I’m not going to make this a long post, seeing as how I need to be working on getting the revisions done, but I did want to let everyone know that the edits for Touch of Fate are in. I don’t think I need to do any major rewriting on it, but there is definitely […]

Release dates and marketing

Lida Quillen, the publisher at Twilight Times, has recently informed me that the tentative release date for “Touch of Fate” on e-book will be September 15th, 2006. I am now working hard to put together a marketing campaign. Much of the success of a book, once it has been published, is directly related to how […]

I haven’t forgotten…

I haven’t forgotten to update you about my novel, but I fear there is precious little to say. I have word from Twilight Times that the novel is almost ready to go to the editor, who was busy on another project until just recently. I hope things will move along at this point and that […]

Here I am

Well, here I am, ready to start the process of getting my first novel published. I received the contract from Twilight Times a week and a half ago and I returned it yesterday, after making sure that it was a good contract. I did not hire an agent for this novel. In the end, this […]