So, I had all these plans for a profound post on advertising and insecurities, but then I realized TODAY was Wednesday…and I should have posted something hours ago. Sigh. If I can just make it to October, things will start to settle down then…erm, right?? Anyway, rather than my profound post (which will have to […]
Something Strange & Deadly
Okay, so I already posted once today, but this exciting twist in my day was just too good not to share. Plus, I figure that I look so ridiculous, it might make a few of you laugh–and everyone needs to laugh now and again. So, enjoy. In Which I Receive My First SS&D Copy You tell […]
As my fellow Pub Crawler, Joanna Volpe, so eloquently put it a few weeks back: Most of your publicity and outreach to the general market is up to you. We all have giant dreams of a publisher who does everything for us, and I have a few friends who are in this very enviable position. […]
You may have noticed something GIGANTIC and DIFFERENT about my blog. In case you didn’t (or in case you’re reading this through an RSS feed), then I shall point out the change to you.
For the purposes of promotion, I’ve hired an amazing illustrator named Natalia Pierandrei to create character art for Something Strange & Deadly. I won’t tell you what exactly I’m doing with these images–that’s still Very Top Secret–but I just HAD to share Natalia’s preliminary sketches with. They are nothing short of exquisite (as is all […]
As some of you saw on Twitter two days ago, I got BOOKPLATES in the mail! Huzzah!
…give it away if I WAAAANT to! You’d give one away too if it happened TO YOU! Okay. Phew. Enough with the goofy “It’s My Party” rendition because this is no goofy situation, my friends. Not. At. All. In fact, it’s very, very, very serious. Tomorrow is my birthday. Birthdays are very serious affairs in my […]
Ahh, grandparents. Sometimes the generational gap is just too much for them to try to understand. And my book is one of those things that my grandfather simply cannot fathom. In his own words, Something Strange & Deadly is a beautifully written book, but the story is just awful. “Why do you wanna go and write about […]
First off: if you haven’t seen The YAmazing Race with MGnificent Prizes over on the Apocalypsies site, BE SURE to check it out. There is SO much cool swag you could be winning. 😉 — Second: Have you heard of Write Dreams? It’s an auction to raise money for Donna’s Dream House, a home for […]
2012 is here, and I’ve had ARCs for almost three months now…but it was always too early to give them out. (You know, seeing as the book doesn’t release until July.) But now…NOW, my friends, the time has come… ::drum roll:: YOU can win an ARC of Something Strange & Deadly! (Have I made this […]