Mini-con wrapup

Mini-con wrapup

Mini-con wrapup

The MINI-CON was a HIT! Good morning, friends! Today is the day after the mini-con that my mastermind group, Desoto Writers Alliance, put on at the library. It was SO MUCH FUN! If you were a part of this event, thank you from the bottom of my heart for attending. It was the first of our efforts to bring together writers, aspiring and otherwise. We had members of some local author groups in the crowd and it was so wonderful to see writer buddies that we don’t get to see (aside from online) very often. Many of you came up

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It’s gonna happen, making it happen

It’s gonna happen, making it happen

Have you ever told yourself this will happen. It’s gonna happen. Or…We will make it happen? Yeah, me too. It’s a daily thing with me. So, now that I have book two Yew to a Kill out, I am turning thoughts and hands to books three and four. I would love to see them both out this year. Someone recently asked me how I managed to stay on track with getting book two out in just about 90 days…which of course led to me think about a blog post. It’s not easy folks, and fortunately for me, the book was

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Yew to a Kill Cover Reveal

Hey, everybody! Today is the day you have been waiting for – it’s COVER REVEAL DAY! But first let me tell you, if you didn’t read yesterday’s blog post, go do that now because there is an excerpt from this book in it. The info on this cover comes from my dear cover artist, who took my input and found the artwork. I then helped put it all together. It was a lot of fun! If you haven’t checked out my other covers, you can do that under the A1-Author’s-Assistant tab. I write and I do covers. I also edit,

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Tuesday Teaser Excerpt from new book!

Tuesday Teaser Excerpt from new book!

Here we are in May and you know what that means? The number two book in the Shannon Wallace Mystery series is about to bust out of here! That’s right. and I am going to give you a special sneak peek into the book but first… The new TITLE!!!!!! Yew to a Kill Isn’t that snazzy?  I know, right? It’s a cool little twist to “View to A Kill” and I did it to match  Disk of Death  which is a twist on “Kiss of Death”. Okay, so now that you are in the know, here is a bit of Yew

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Happy Spring Cleaning!

Happy Spring Cleaning!

Happy May Day! What do you traditionally do to celebrate the passing off of winter and the welcoming warmth of summer? I know some people do all that in April when the official start to spring is, but really? It’s usually still cold in April and some folks still get snow! So…I am celebrating spring in May. I have a spring in my step haha. So, here to celebrate the newness around us…let’s get organized. Spring cleaning You know you want to freshen up that office and get it whipped into shape. A lot of us start new projects with

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