Author, Writing

NaNoWriMo 2018 Recap

This is what the graph of a procrastinator looks like. Use this as a cautionary tale and don't do NaNoWriMo like this, kids. Trust me. By the end my wrist hurt and my brain was absolute mush. On the last day of November, I wrote for nearly fourteen hours straight and produced 14,921 words. In… Continue reading NaNoWriMo 2018 Recap

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Secret Need eBook FREE – Today ONLY!

STOP! First off, have you voted? Oh, you have? Awesome! You deserve a reward. How about a free book? Secret Need is FREE today only! amzn.to/2rOQENo See? Now that you have your copy, you're guaranteed at least one happy ending. (No matter who you voted for.) Thank you for doing your civic duty!

Author, Friday Follow-Up

An Eventful Summer

We may only be halfway through Summer, but this season has already been filled with some fun author events that I wanted to share. This past Saturday, I participated in the Summer Romance Author Festival at the Barnes and Noble in Framingham, MA. It was my first time signing or selling at a Barnes and… Continue reading An Eventful Summer

Author, Reviews

Popping My Conference Cherry

Last weekend I had the pleasure of attending the "Let Your Imagination Take Flight" conference held by the New England Chapter of Romance Writers of America. It was the first conference I've ever attended, either as an author or as a reader, and it was AWESOME! I'll admit, I was nervous. Mainly because there were… Continue reading Popping My Conference Cherry

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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!) http://bit.ly/2eTnUv7 Also, be sure to sign up to her awesome bi-weekly e-zine… Continue reading Writers on Writing (Part 2)