Guerilla Marketing and
the Kindle Contest

I hope everyone on the East Coast stayed safe and dry during the massive Hurricane Sandy that swept through here yesterday. My thoughts and prayers go out to those who suffered any damage from the storm, especially along the Jersey Shore and in New York. As for me, I spent the two days inside baking, cleaning, and just hanging out with the family. One small positive was that it forced us to spend some good quality time together.

Thank you so much to everyone who participated in the Kindle Paperwhite contest last week! The contest was a lot of fun, and I was so pleased by the number of people who entered…

Kindle Paperwhite Contest Winner

Thanks to everyone who participated in the Kindle Paperwhite contest yesterday. The contest was a great success and a lot of fun. Congratulations to the winner and runner-up!

Here is a video of the actual drawing…

Got It Covered.
(Design of the Book Cover)

Here it is! I’m so excited about the finished cover for The Puppeteer. I hope you like it.

After reading a ton of articles on the subject and studying countless book covers online, I compiled a list of what for me were the 5 most important elements in creating an effective book cover…

First Day Jitters

The day I had dreaded for eight months finally arrived today. Yet I survived. I am still here.

My baby girl, however, is gone. Poof. Just like that. She is now in another woman’s arms, gummy grin aimed at another woman’s face, sticky hands clutching another woman’s cheeks. As I write this the house is quiet and empty. I am alone—except for the…