Seer: Be Seeing You Real Soon!

So as many of you know I had a contract with a lovely publishing house and was due to release Seer in late May of this year. Due to a confluence of events and at the fault of no one involved, my agent and I have made the decision to pull the book, give itContinue reading “Seer: Be Seeing You Real Soon!”

The Amazing Amy & Her Band of Misfits (Me)

I mentioned it briefly in my last March post but I want to go into detail into the transition I’ve made in literary agents. Alyssa is now on her own writing journey and I wish her only the best as she continues to grow as an author and editor. I was beyond fortunate to haveContinue reading “The Amazing Amy & Her Band of Misfits (Me)”

Baby’s First Birthday & A Foreshadowed Change

Effective this past Friday, March 26th, The Sword & Shield has been available to the public for a year. It is officially one year old, which hardly seems real but apparently it is so I can deal with that reality in a future therapy session. So many amazing opportunities and experiences have opened up toContinue reading “Baby’s First Birthday & A Foreshadowed Change”

Four Months and Counting and Vision Board

For those of you who are new, welcome! And as newbies you may not know that, in addition to The Sword & Shield I have completed another, completely separate novel. Seer is a Young Adult standalone fantasy that I wrote in a freakishly short time (less than a year). I know some people can pumpContinue reading “Four Months and Counting and Vision Board”

I Love You Too Australia!

So last month August 20-21 Amazon AUS (Australia) featured The Sword and Shield as part of a promotional discount program that they run. Not sure how I was chosen but I was just happy to be a part of it. In the 24 hours that this promotion was live I sold a whopping 163 books!Continue reading “I Love You Too Australia!”

Dirty Thirty and The Missing Muse

Well it’s here. I leave my twenties behind for the much touted greener pastures that are my thirties. Everyone who dwells in this pasture brags about the amazing times they’ve had since arriving and I’m hoping they’re right. Because while I had some amazing times in my twenties I am ready for a change. OneContinue reading “Dirty Thirty and The Missing Muse”

8 Things You Didn’t Know About The Sword & Shield a.k.a. Release Date!!!

Well it finally happened. After years of writing, months of querying, and more months of waiting, it’s here. My debut novel is officially available for purchase! While completing this list I came to an abrupt realization, that I didn’t know the answer to some of the questions I listed off here. It took some seriousContinue reading “8 Things You Didn’t Know About The Sword & Shield a.k.a. Release Date!!!”

Back to the Beginning: My Contract Offer

When I received my contract offer from Black Rose Publishing I received a message containing the below message and a review of my book.  I thought you might like to see them! The highlight of the email read as: We feel strongly that your project will make a successful addition to our publishing house. IContinue reading “Back to the Beginning: My Contract Offer”

Balancing Act

Being a writer can oftentimes feel all-consuming. If the muse is on your side, you might want to do little else but write. Sadly, I have been informed by many reliable sources that money is required to live and, to acquire said money, one must work. My need to work is three-fold. First off, myContinue reading “Balancing Act”