The joy of sale-priced eBooks

I posted our sale news to Jane Started It this morning -- just in case my reading friends have, you know, unused Amazon gift cards lying around! Merry Christmas, happy reading, and thank you, sincerely, for your encouragement and support. Wintry weather, a bright fireside, and good reading! What could be better? For your quiet holiday moments, … Continue reading The joy of sale-priced eBooks

Day 24: Book Signing and the Contact High

Today's prompt wants to know all about my first book signing. So I'm taking you on a smiling trip down memory lane. I was invited to sit at the author's table at the annual general meeting of the Jane Austen Society of North America. The year was 2010 and the host city was Portland. And … Continue reading Day 24: Book Signing and the Contact High

Day 22: Talk about an ideal endorsement!

My first books carried an awesome recommendation--that of beloved Austen author, Pamela Aidan. Anyone familiar with the genre will recognize the name, and will probably say that Pamela's books are among her favorites. I blush to tell you that I did not have to ask. Pamela offered to endorse my books simply because she is … Continue reading Day 22: Talk about an ideal endorsement!

Day 4: Role models and mentors

Gaining a ready-made audience is one of the wonders of an on-line fan fiction forum. There is nothing quite like pushing that "Post" button and having a chapter go "live" for all the world to see. How grateful I am for readers who took the time to give feedback and encouragement, especially in those early … Continue reading Day 4: Role models and mentors