Fae’s Anatomy Is In Stores Now!

Fae’s Anatomy Is In Stores Now!

One of the most common question authors receive is, “Where do you get your ideas?”  (There are jokes about buying them in Poughkeepsie or Schenectady — two places chosen, I’m sure, for how difficult they are to spell!) I don’t have any trouble coming up with ideas. But I always need help when it comes to titles. Often, I’ll pose questions on my Facebook page, asking folks to help when I can’t come up...

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Nice Witches Don’t Swear Returns!

Nice Witches Don’t Swear Returns!

When New York Times Bestselling Author Robyn Peterman invited me to write a story in her Magic and Mayhem Universe, I couldn’t believe my good fortune.  Robyn’s an amazing writer — she’s funny and smart, and she knows how to give every one of her readers an over-the-top good time. Wait.  Let me back up.  Do you know what the Magic and Mayhem Universe is? The brilliant Robyn Peterman created Magic and Mayhem, a world full of crazy-fun...

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Have I Got a Deal For You!

Have I Got a Deal For You!

For the past five years, I’ve published most of my books with Book View Cafe, an author-run publishing cooperative. BVC is a fantastic community; the 50+ members are all experienced authors with astonishing insights into writing, producing email and print books, marketing those books to the reading public, and generally going about the hard work of being a published author. BVC has its own bookstore, where readers can buy .mobi (Kindle...

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The Witch Doctor Is In!

The Witch Doctor Is In!

The Magical Washington Universe continues to expand!  Do you like witches? Vampires? Cozy paranormal romances that make you laugh out loud? Then the Washington Medical: Vampire Ward Series is just for you, starting with The Witch Doctor Is In. What’s it all about? Dr. Ashley McDonnell, a witch, always knew running a hospital for paranormal creatures would be a challenge. But then she lost her magical powers. And Empire General’s operating...

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R.I.P. Kindle Worlds (and Nice Witches Don’t Swear)

R.I.P. Kindle Worlds (and Nice Witches Don’t Swear)

Before I even start this rant, let me acknowledge that I know Amazon doesn’t care, that Amazon will make decisions for Amazon’s own good, that I’d be an idiot to think Amazon would ever act to benefit authors if there’s a chance Amazon would be harmed by such action.   That said…   Yesterday, Amazon announced that it’s pulling the plug on Kindle Worlds, the fan fiction platform that’s been in place for...

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