Next week I'll be presenting a workshop to the Creative Writers at the University of Tennessee called The Craft of Being a Hooker. No not the oldest profession, but the one where authors use the tools of marketing to draw the reader in.
Had an awesome free lunch today at Club LeCont downtown. Free car service to and from the venue. Really enjoyed it. Snow was predicted for today and it came for those areas affected. And it is now snowing here. Maybe that wasn't flowers from the pear trees we saw flying around earlier. But I do… Continue reading Random Thoughts Tuesday
Please welcome our guest author today -- Linda Carroll-Bradd I’m supplying a character interview with Wade Pallaton, the hero of my latest novella, When Lonely Hearts Meet. How about you introduce yourself by providing the basics? Native Texan, divorced father of two grown sons Where were you raised? Born and raised right outside of Dorado.… Continue reading Guest Author Monday
Home from Romfest 2014. Unpacked and ready for a little nap. Then going to church tonight to see 21 new Christians baptized. So exciting! God is not dead. He is alive. How will you celebrate this day?
Today is a jam packed fun day. The first I can say I've had in a while. Knocking on wood that I am not having a migraine day. I've felt the starts of one, but it has stayed away. Thank goodness. I'm at Romfest and workshops wrapped up this morning by 11 a.m. Getting ready… Continue reading Play Date Saturday
Did I mention that cover model Scott Nova was going to be at Romfest 2014? He is and he is shirtless during the auction portion of Monte Carlo Night. An author just bid $300 for him to take his vest off during the auction to raise money for Wounded Warriors Project. Scott is a cover model and he… Continue reading TGIF…Heroes
Books and more books. We received our Romfest 2014 tote bags and there were lots of books within the bag, plus all the authors who are here for the conference and book signing means more books. Very exciting, Free books is always a treat even for a write who has more books than she can… Continue reading What are you Reading Thursday?
Romfest 2014 is tomorrow. Squee!!! Leaving early to get there so I can chill out before registration begins. Search continues for the missing Malaysia airliner. Report of a Mumps outbreak spreading through Ohio State University. 23 cases have been reported. 18 students and a staff member are infected. Ohio State doesn't require the MMR vaccine… Continue reading Rumor Has It Wednesday
Creating a check list before leaving for Romfest and I think I'm pretty well covered: feather boa and hat for Saturday's Boots 'n Boas event formal outfit for Friday's Monte Carlo night books, bookmarks, swag, signage for book signing on Saturday price sign for book sale at the hotel clothes for the rest of the… Continue reading Random Thoughts Tuesday
Please welcome with me today's guest author -- KaLyn Cooper Hi, I’m KaLyn Cooper and I write what is called romantic factual fiction. My stories are based in true facts and I leave it up to the reader to figure out what’s fact and what’s my imagination. Bet the true facts will surprise you! I… Continue reading Guest Author Monday