Finding Author Events

A number of authors have contacted me recently asking how I keep finding author events to attend. I'll admit, it's challenging and I'm by no means an expert. Just last month I was actively planning my calendar for the next year and noticed there were four main events that were already closed and wait listed.… Continue reading Finding Author Events

Secret Hunger

Secret Hunger Kindle Countdown!

Just wanted to announce that the Secret Hunger e-book is currently on sale for only 99 cents! Now is your chance to fill up those new Christmas Kindles with new books! Hurry because the price is only good until December 29th. Happy holidays, everyone!


Author Events – Part Three

In my last two posts, I discussed what you could buy or bring for your author booth to make your event experiences more successful. The list ranges from simple and inexpensive items to more long-term investments that can be accumulated over time. However, these items are worthless if you don't do a few things while… Continue reading Author Events – Part Three


Author Events – Part Two

In my last post I discussed some of the less expensive items you'll need as an author attending events. That list is a great place to start and will serve you well for indoor events that provide tables and chairs for you. Unfortunately, most events won't be so accommodating. So today, I'd like to discuss… Continue reading Author Events – Part Two


Author Events – Part One

As I mentioned in my previous post, I've been attending a lot of author events lately and it got me to thinking about the various things I've learned as well as tips and tricks I've found to be useful. If you're an author who is new to attending in-person events, you may not know what… Continue reading Author Events – Part One

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Author At-Large

Last year I watched a fellow author friend of mine, Connie Johnson Hambley, attend a seemingly endless number of live author events, from signings to expos to readings at the library. It seemed like every time I turned around, she was posting a photo of her booth at a new location! I found it inspiring… Continue reading Author At-Large

Secret Need

The Book Designer August 2017 Cover Contest

BIG NEWS! I'm thrilled to announce that Secret Need has won The Book Designer e-Book Cover Design Award for August 2017! Joel Friedlander has been running this contest for years now and I've always found his critiques to be insightful. It's one of the best resources available for an author wanting to learn more about… Continue reading The Book Designer August 2017 Cover Contest

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Writers on Writing (Part 2)

Check out my interview with Katie Li, author of Somewhere in Between. Where we discuss the challenges of writing a second book, making a good bad guy, and sharing personal opinions as an author. Writers On Writing: Interview with Satin Russell (Part 2!) Also, be sure to sign up to her awesome bi-weekly e-zine… Continue reading Writers on Writing (Part 2)

Books, Reading, Reviews

Happy National Read A Book Day!

I hope today finds you with a good book and a comfy place to read it! And don't forget, you can always pick up a copy of Secret Need, as well!  

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Secret Need Playlist on Spotify

I hope everybody's Labor Day Weekend was fun! Looking for a little energy to jumpstart your week? Liz is a bit of a rocker chick who likes to play her music LOUD. So feel free to crank it up and get your Tuesday started right! Check out my Secret Need playlist on Spotify: