How Taylor Swift Influenced My Novel

It was seven years ago when I first conceived the idea for my novel Not Famous. I’d had a rough idea of the plot and the main characters… but almost all other details got fleshed out during the writing process. Some nights I’d lay awake in bed pondering plot points and dialogue. One key aspectContinue reading “How Taylor Swift Influenced My Novel”

Interested in a Review Copy of My Novel?

Are you a book blogger, Amazon reviewer, or just an avid reader who has a large audience? Well, I’m looking to recruit people interested in receiving a free Advance Review Copy (ARC) of my forthcoming novel, Not Famous, and reviewing it on their book blog, Amazon, Facebook page, etc.. I want honest reviews from peopleContinue reading “Interested in a Review Copy of My Novel?”

Interested in a Review Copy of My Novel?

Are you a book blogger, Amazon reviewer, or just an avid reader who has a large audience? Well, I’m looking to recruit people interested in receiving a free Advance Review Copy (ARC) of my forthcoming novel, Not Famous, and reviewing it on their book blog, Amazon, Facebook page, etc.. I want honest reviews from peopleContinue reading “Interested in a Review Copy of My Novel?”

Writing The Headline for My Novel’s Blurb

[NOTE: Updated to reflect further revisions.] So, while I was focusing on trying to figure out the book description for Not Famous, I’d forgotten something… the headline!  It seems like most books now have a headline above the description and it had completely slipped my mind. So, I did some research. I looked up sample headlinesContinue reading “Writing The Headline for My Novel’s Blurb”

The Latest Rewrite of the Blurb for “Not Famous”

While I’ve been busy with my latest round of edits, I would like to share the latest version of the blurb/book description for Not Famous. This version is the result of input from Jon Rance, who was kind of enough to read the previous version and make some suggestions. Nick Forrester thought he would spendContinue reading “The Latest Rewrite of the Blurb for “Not Famous””

Editing… Tweaking… And Romantic Comedies…

So, a lot has happened recently. Just to recap, I now have had feedback from three people about Not Famous, and I’m currently in the process of editing and tweaking the manuscript to incorporate their suggestions. It’s been a slow process, mostly because I’ve been allowing myself extra time between editing sessions to help seeContinue reading “Editing… Tweaking… And Romantic Comedies…”