Posts Categorized: Happenings

Two workshops. One day. One happy author. January 24, 2015 Smyrna Community Center, Room #5 Smyrna, Georgia Part 1: Self-Publishing: Perks, Pitfalls and Process (see description below) Time: 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. For: Writers of all levels and genres (fiction and non-fiction) who are considering self-publishing or weighing their publishing options Cost: $80 Part  […]

I’ll be doing the “Member Minute” talk at this month’s Atlanta Writer’s Club meeting, talking on the topic of “My Self-Publishing Success Story.” Despite a slight squeamishness at the term “success story” for my story, I still think it will be a fun talk and welcome those of you who are AWC members to come  […]

Here. We. Go! It’s been a couple of months of biting my tongue while all the final details were hammered out and contracts inked, but I’m thrilled to announce that The Marriage Pact trilogy has been picked up by St. Martin’s Press/Macmillan Entertainment. They have bought the English-language publication rights to all three books and  […]

That’s right, we can now hear Aunt Mildred say, “Nur einen Moment auf den Lippen, ein Leben lang auf den Rippen.” (a translation of “A moment on the lips, a lifetime on the hips.”) That old bat. I am so delighted to have my first translated publication available (and for a short while it will  […]

“Can I talk to you about self-publishing?” I get this question often from my fellow writers, usually when they have completed or nearly completed a book, and are thinking about the next steps. They’ve heard that self-publishing is the road to riches, or that it’s career suicide. Maybe self-publishing is a sign of failure as  […]

I had the best time hanging out with the Book B*tches book club around the corner in Marietta, Georgia last night. Such a fun group, and they have a terrific club name. Special thanks to Jess Eaton for making delicious brownies with salted caramel gelato, healthy tacos for everyone, and for using her Vitamix for  […]

Oh, I’m a terrible blog mistress! I haven’t picked a random prize winner since MARCH. I sense a collective spanking headed my way in the future. Be gentle, will you? So, here you go, and each of these folks (chosen at random) will win an gift card. It’s not sexy, I know, but you  […]

Congratulations, email subscriber Amy R., who won a $15 gift card in my monthly drawing for March! Amy won by being a subscriber to my email list. You can also get entries to the monthly drawing by commenting on my blog (be sure to include a good email when you comment), and if friends  […]