Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Wacky Wednesday Links

It's official!  I'm now dedicating Wednesdays for Link Sharing! 

Since I can't stop myself from bouncing around the web and clicking on all the wonderful information links, I'm going to at least be productive while I procrastinate and share my finds with you. :)

It's a win, win situation as far as I can see.

Please feel free to share your favorites with me as well.  Who knows, if it's one I find really valuable there might even be a prize waiting for you.  Be sure I can contact you though, or at least check back and see if your name is in the winners box. 

I don't know how many times I've tried to give something away and then can't contact the winner. :(

So, without further rambling from me, here is what I've found this past week!  Some really cool gems!


Legally purchase photos:

Legally purchase music: 

MobiPocket Ebook Creator

 CJs Easy As Pie Kindle Tutorials

How About a BOOK Trailer

No Returns!  I had no idea I could do this!

Gift Cards for YOUR Ebook!
Way Too cool! :)  Talk about possibilities!!

Looking for a Great Contest for that manuscript?

Last Day for $5.00 Early Bird Discount!!
Northwest Houston RWA Lone Star Writing Contest
Enter Here!

$15.00 for members of NWHRWA
$20.00 for non-members

But hurry! Discount ends May 25!

Friday, May 20, 2011

Sharing Secrets with Tess St. John

Good morning all!

Today I'm visiting my good friend Tess St. John!

She's an amazing writer with her very own new release out this month.  "Second Chances" is a wonderful historical romance full of great characters and emotional twists.  I highly recommend picking this one up!

Stop by her blog , say hello and see what's up next! :)

Second Chances -- Out Now
Chances Are Series -- Book One

Lady Emma Easton’s elopement to an elderly earl shields her from an abusive father, until her husband’s death leaves her vulnerable once again. When she learns her father is scheming to marry her off to a brutal man, only one man can protect her—the earl’s trusted friend, Viscount Drake.

After losing his wife, Lord Harold Drake vowed never to marry again. But his heart warms to the young widow he’s promised to protect. Emma’s love frees him from the darkness that’s consumed him. But now Drake must protect her from her father’s evil whims, or face losing her forever.

BUY E-book:
Barnes and Noble

Have a Wonderful Weekend!
And don't forget to make time to READ! :)

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Wild, Wicked & Wacky

Yep, that's where you can find me today! LOL

Wild, Wicked & Wacky

Stop in and see why you need to rest a bit after your book goes live.  The "What's Next" will have you running in circles if you don't have a game plan.  How do I know this?  It's my reality.  But, I'm working on a plan.  Really I am.  One that will give me the time I need to write, design covers, format, market and still keep my sanity. :)

All suggestions WELCOME!

Thursday, May 12, 2011

Self Published and Lived to Tell About "IT"

So far anyway. LOL

Good morning!

I'm over at   MUSETRACKS  today!  This is Part 2 of an interview I did with my good friend, Stacey Purcell. You can find Part I here:  Self Published and Lived to Tell About It. 

She asks some tough questions let me tell ya! :)

Love to see you there!

Monday, May 2, 2011

Organization is Way Over-Rated

Today I'm Sharing my post from Everybody Needs a Little Romance

It's been a long few days.  I'm working hard to get my edits finished on the second book "Target of Betrayal" as well as writing a short story to tie both books together.  But I'm really loving the way the stories are working out, so it's been fun.

My biggest dilemma for the week:

To organize or not to organize, that is the question for today. I could organize my life. Really I could. If I really wanted to.

I know things would run smoother and I wouldn't forget things like lunches or important school function dates. But I already have a filing system. Is it my fault that I'm the only one that understands it? Surely not. Those stacks there on the desk are in order, I assure you. Just tell me what the heck you're looking for and I'll be more than happy to get it for you.

See, now was that so hard? Now, there is no meltdown. No hyperventilating, because the important paper I strategically placed in that one certain location is no longer there. Ugh….

Please tell me I'm not alone in my madness. LOL I've read there are two ways to file. Vertical and horizontal. See it's just a preference.

So what say you? Vertical or horizontal? Should I waste precious writing time trying to organize things so another member of my family, who will remain nameless, is able to find things?

Yes, I'm procrastinating again. Guess what book I've just bought! LOL I'll let you know if it works after I read it. Here's a link in case you just can't wait that long!

"Eat That Frog" by Brian Tracy