Last Saturday I had my first bookstore signing! It was a fun learning experience, and I'll always remember the kindness of the store manager, Becky. It was a slow day, so I didn't sell a lot of books. Not that I expected to with it being my first signing. I do consider it a success. Here's why: I see a dad push open the doors to leave with his family. He stops, leans down to his young daughter, and says, "Do you want to meet an author?" As I visit with the family, I find out
Happy Valentine’s Day! What a great day to tell you about the genre I write: Romantic Suspense. This genre has equal parts of a love story and of a suspenseful plot line that includes a sense of danger with one or more villains. Each plot drives the other forward and eventually mesh to form a seamless story. In my novels, I take Romantic Suspense a step further by throwing in some Thriller scenes here and there. Why? These events line up with true stories. In Deadly Transform
Saturday I dropped in at Becker's Books in hopes of snagging a book signing at this treasure of a book store. Little did I know that I was about to have a fantastic visit with one of the owners, Ann Becker. If you're unfamiliar with Becker's Books, it is a used and rare bookstore. It is located in an old house in Spring Branch and rather unassuming if you pass by on the street. Once you enter, you realize that this isn't just a bookstore. It's a book museum. Stacked ceiling t
In the next few weeks I will start posting to my blog once a week. If you missed the launch party for Deadly Transformation, I revealed certain details about my publishing journey. Not to worry, I will write blog posts about these things! I hope you enjoy my posts!