FADE OUT On Sale Today! Giveaway Winners Announced!

I’m revising, and under deadline, and not done yet, so I will keep this short and to the point and tell you… Fade Out (the newly updated paperback edition of Dani Noir) is on sale TODAY, June 5! I’m so excited! I hope you’ll consider grabbing a copy: (For more about the book, visit theContinue reading “FADE OUT On Sale Today! Giveaway Winners Announced!”

International Giveaway: Win a *Signed* Copy of FADE OUT (aka DANI NOIR)

In just two weeks, something I didn’t expect to happen—the paperback release of my first published* novel, Dani Noir—is actually going happen, for real. On June 5 Dani Noir will be released in paperback as… Fade Out! Yes, Dani Noir has gone through a reinvention… a new title, a new cover, new updates to the story, andContinue reading “International Giveaway: Win a *Signed* Copy of FADE OUT (aka DANI NOIR)”

Time Travel, a New Year, and No Apologies

Happy New Year! I spent the first part of 2012 going back in time, rereading and making edits to a book I first conceived in 2007, and wrote in 2008, and saw published in 2009. Fade Out (aka Dani Noir with a new face and new changes to the insides) will be coming out thisContinue reading “Time Travel, a New Year, and No Apologies”

COVER REVEAL: The Cover of FADE OUT (a book you may remember as DANI NOIR)

I have a new cover to show you… and it is gorgeous. First, in case you missed this recent news, my first novel Dani Noir is getting a second chance at life… and you happened to my blog on the perfect day, because you’re about to see its new cover! Today is the day I’mContinue reading “COVER REVEAL: The Cover of FADE OUT (a book you may remember as DANI NOIR)”

Book & Blog Updates: Secret Future Novels, First Novels with Second Lives, NEW COVERS, More Inspiration, and Next Month’s Debut Interview Series

Here are some things to tell you, and none of them have to do with my word count. All This Inspiration… and More Coming Thank you for reading the “What Inspires You?” blog series running all this month—and very special thanks to all the writers who generously contributed guest blogs for this series. I tookContinue reading “Book & Blog Updates: Secret Future Novels, First Novels with Second Lives, NEW COVERS, More Inspiration, and Next Month’s Debut Interview Series”

Peeking Out of the Writing Cave to Tell You…

…two things on this lovely rainy (that can’t be snow, can it??) day, and neither of them is an April Fool. I was the “First First” interview for April on Desirous of Everything today. There I talk about my first book Dani Noir, how I found the voice of my snarky overimaginative 13-year-old narrator, andContinue reading “Peeking Out of the Writing Cave to Tell You…”

While I’ve Been Writing…

I’ve just emerged from a self-imposed push to finish a new project on top of my novel revision on top of a big freelance deadline and I was here pushing myself so hard that, last night, I went to bed complaining my “bones hurt.” But I did it. I reached the freelance deadline, I finishedContinue reading “While I’ve Been Writing…”

Snowy Night Before Reading

I’ll be reading at the Barnes & Noble in Kingston, New York, at 2 p.m. tomorrow, Saturday, February 27. I’m writing this from down in the city and I’ll be traveling up in the morning… but I will be there. Though the snowpocalpyse has put a damper on my travel plans and will surely keepContinue reading “Snowy Night Before Reading”

How the Signing Went, Me on Buzzine

Two things. First, check out the interview of me on Buzzine.com, all about DANI NOIR, what it is about the Hudson Valley that inspires my author’s imagination, what’s so healing about the alternate reality of the movies, and more. I was so excited to be interviewed by the talented writer and blogger Charlotte Otter! ThankContinue reading “How the Signing Went, Me on Buzzine”