May 17, 2019

I'm excited to write that I finally completed the first draft of book two in the Lexi Fagan Mystery series. It's with my editor, Tatjana. She was my first and last editor on book one (which took 6 years to write). So far, I'm breaking that record. "Free For All" only t...

March 30, 2019

Marketing your book. Sometimes it's best to market yourself and a cute dog never hurts. Spring is in the air and it's time to take longer walks and think about the future.

March 22, 2019

When first promoting my book, I launched a campaign where readers posted photos of "Baker's Dozen" on their travels. I'm happy to report that Lexi, the protagonist of the book, is still globe trotting.

March 5, 2019

I was able to get “Baker’s Dozen” into a few bookstores with help from friends and family. Bookstores don’t tend to carry self-published book because they get money back for books they don’t sell from publishers but if your book doesn’t fly off the shelves, they’re stu...

February 4, 2019

If you have the money to pay for Public Relations/Marketing, do your research. What organizations are they affiliated with? What writer’s conferences or book festivals? How popular are these events?  How many events do they organize and how often? What radio, magazines...

January 30, 2019

CREATE A WEBSITE that has a blog feature. I use wix.com that I find easy to set up, edit and add blog posts. The Wix blog feature prompts you to post the entry on Facebook, Linked In and Twitter so you get a lot of bang for your buck. There are a lot of website builder...