Showing posts from April, 2016

New Adult Scavenger Hunt, featuring exclusive excerpt from 738 Days by @StaceyKade #NewASH

April 28 - May 1 ***The Hunt is now closed*** Welcome to Spring 2016 edition of the New Adult Scavenger Hunt! The scavenger hunt includes exclusive content from fabulous New Adult authors. As you hop around, collect the lucky numbers on each post and add them up to enter to win one of three HUGE prize packs of paperback books. But play fast: this contest (and all the exclusive bonus material) will only be online for 72 hours!  If you're just getting started, go to the New Adult Scavenger Hunt website for instructions.  There are three teams, each with its own prize pack. I'm excited to be a part of Team Purple, which means I get to feature exclusive content from Stacey Kade, one of the other Team Purple authors - I think you'll find her book quite intriguing. At the end of this post, I'll send you to Lisa Swallow, another awesome team member, for more good stuff.  Just want to clarify that my book included in the Team Purple giveaway is a pa

Rain Rain Go Away Hop #AprilShowers #amreading

Welcome to my post for the Rain Rain Go Away Giveaway hop, hosted by The Kids Did It and The Mommy Island . What's the best thing to do amidst April showers? Curl up with a good book, of course! My giveaway is a $5 Amazon gift card and your choice of a Kindle copy of either my chick-lit romance VIBRIZZIO or my women's fiction/love story DIVINE TEMPTATION . The Prizes On the last day of this hop, THREE DAVES parts 1-3 will be released to the world! Party on the campus of Central Illinois University with undergrad Jennifer Whitney as she learns about life and love through her adventures with three guys named Dave. Special Pre-order Pricing through April 26 DAVID: SOPHOMORE YEAR - pre-order for only 99c Jennifer Whitney always expected to save her virginity for that special someone. But the nineteen year old college sophomore is tired of waiting for the universe to bring him to her—especially while everyone around her is gaining valuable experience

Leveraging Time #IWSG #amwriting

In the first IWSG post of the year , I vowed to spend more time on writing and less time on all the other stuff that goes along with being a published author. So far so good. I recently finished the first draft on a new novel---hooray! But now comes the true test of my focus on writing. As you may notice in my sidebar, I've just had three new novellas go on pre-order (a reboot of my debut novel). I've got to do something to promote them, but I've also got to be a ton more efficient with my marketing time than I've been in the past. That's were you come in... I'd love any tips you have on effective ways to get the word out on a book that don't suck up exorbitant amounts of time. What promotional efforts give authors the best bang for their buck and minutes. ) This post is part of the monthly blog hop/therapy session known as  Insecure Writers Support Group , founded by the one and clonely  Alex J. Cavanaugh .