March 2017 Spotlight: Sun Shadow ~ the Reveal

I have a Pinterest board that was for a while secret but has been public for several months now. It’s called “Sun Shadow,” which is presumably the title of a novel. Well, yes, it is. That board contains all sorts of stuff for a novel that I’m eventually going to write, Sun Shadow.

You can find the Pinterest board here. It is mostly a random assortment of quotes with pictures of airplanes and movie stars from the ’40s (to the point where you might thing I’m stalking Lauren Bacall … who is dead … which makes it even weirder). For the most part, you can’t tell a ton about the book from the board, except that maybe it’s set during WW2 and involves a blonde and a brunette who are best friends, one of whom is an INFJ.

However, this writing will not happen for years and years. Why then do I mention it? Because that’s what spotlights are for. Well, that and the ramblings and contests and prizes.

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Beautiful People #22, A Free Book, and a Poem

Guess what? Beautiful People is back! *dances*

Okay, so let me be completely honest with you … Beautiful Books was fun and all … but I totally missed talking about my characters … or rather from my characters’ perspectives, as I always change the questions so my guys can answer them instead of me. Because I’m boring. But me charries? Not so much.

For those of you who don’t know, Beautiful People is a monthly linkup hosted by Cait and Sky. You can find out more about it here.

Before you read on, I have something really cool to share with you … a free ebook!

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That’s right! The Lady of the Vineyard is free on Amazon Kindle today. Get it now! You should ’cause it’s a great book. It has people in it. *nods*

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The Lady of the Vineyard Blog Tour, Day 5

We’ve finally come to the last day of the blog tour! After this, we’ll be getting back to the normal schedule.

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Today’s Posts:

An author and character interview (and bonus book spotlight!) by Morgan Dusky (Studies in Character). It’s always so much fun to do anything with Morgan and her characters, and this was no exception! I also finally got some of the Adele-and-Troy-squabbling out of my head, which is good, because I need to move on to other characters, sadly. 😉

Also, Morgan’s birthday was last Saturday, on release day; I totally forgot to mention that in my post! Oh, well.

A book spotlight by Willowy Whisper (http://willowywhisper.com/). Tastefully done! 🙂

A review by J.C. Buchanan (Beyond the Amethyst). I love seeing reviews of my novels … it gives me a happy feeling inside … and this was no exception!

An author interview by Kate Willis (Once Upon an Ordinary). This one was fun! Kate is always pretty awesome. Which, oddly enough, reminds me that I need to write a review of Austenland. 😄

An author and character interview with Allie Taylor (The Depth of My Faith). It hasn’t come out yet (because it’s also a bonus!), but I’ll try to add the link in later if I can. Also, my ‘aspiring author interview’ can be found here. Allie did it with me a little while back. 🙂

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The Lady of the Vineyard Blog Tour, Day 4

Wow … I can’t believe we’re already at day 4! Only one day to go! Well, I’ve got some sad news. This is our smallest day due to some problems people (including me!) had that made us have to do some re-scheduling! Oh, well. I deserve it for totally forgetting about 9/11.

Everyone: *posting pictures saying ‘Don’t Forget’*

Me: Don’t forget what?

Such a great American …

Anyway … time for Day 4!

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Today’s Posts:

A review and author interview by Angela R. Watts (The Peculiar Messenger) YES!!! AWESOME REVIEW! THIS IS EXACTLY WHAT I WAS TRYING TO SAY!!!

A character interview by Daisy Ferrell (Happy Days with Anonymous A). I love this one! Adele can be so much fun when she wants, and Zeph’s additions are great!

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The Lady of the Vineyard Blog Tour, Day 3

PUBLISHING DAY IS FINALLY UPON US!!! That’s right, folks! You can now buy The Lady of the Vineyard on Amazon in Kindle and Paperback formats!

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As you can see, the Kindle and Paperback version are currently separate on Amazon and appear as different works on my Amazon account. This happened with The Dressmaker’s Secret, too. I think it comes from setting files up separately. I’m hoping they’ll eventually merge as The Dressmaker’s Secret did.

The Posts for Today Are:

A review, author interview, and character interview by Lily (Living By Chapters) Oh, my word! This lovely summary of my book far exceeds my own, let me tell you! ❤

Adele, a divorced mother of a young girl, Judy, lives in England with her daughter. Her ex husband, Troy, lives in southern France. It has been six years since they last saw each other – until one day, Judy’s father shows up at Adele’s doorstep. He wants to take Judy with him to France. With Judy’s departure, Adele is forced to confront her own past, and come to terms with her mistakes. Can Adele forgive Troy – and can he forgive her? Will Judy unite them, or rather divide them even more? ~Lily @Living By Chapters

An author interview and book spotlight by Grace (The Girl Upstairs) ❤ these questions!

A review, character interview, and book spotlight by Selene Silver (Hearth) This one just shows so much thought! I’m so impressed. ❤

An author interview by Katrina (Katrina Creative) Fun to read these over after not having read them in a while. Sorry that Katrina won’t be blogging anymore. 😥

This is my biggest day! Be sure to check out all those awesome posts. 🙂

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The Lady of the Vineyard Blog Tour, Day 2

Welcome to Day 2 of The Lady of the Vineyard‘s wonderous book-release blog tour! Today we’ll be talking about things never before discussed (at least not with you, that is) … a potential serial-story/short-story sequel to TLOTV on Reveries?

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Remember to spread this around the web! It’d be a huge favor to me. ❤

The Posts for Today Are:

A review and book spotlight by Jesseca Wheaton @Whimsical Writings (People are being so sweet in their reviews! Although she’s so right about the historical thing … history tends to disappear in my novels! Maybe they’re so awesome time stops! #wishfulthinking)

A character interview, author interview, and book spotlight by April McLauren @April Dreams {part 1part 2} (Is it weird that my favorite question she asked Troy is ‘What is your favorite color?’ 😄 )

and a review by Alyssa @Writing Anyone (Thanks for doing this although it isn’t your favorite genre, Alyssa! It’s a great favor! 🙂 )

And tomorrow is release day! *dances* *stops* *clears throat awkwardly* *casual stance* Not that I’m excited or anything …

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The Lady of the Vineyard Blog Tour, Day 1

Wow. I have never been so nervous and yet so excited at the same time. 😀

My very own blog tour! How marvelous! How wonderous! How perfectly … I’d better stop before I end up doing another Cruella Deville impression, but you get the point. It’s so exciting! 🙂

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The Posts for Today Are:

A Book Spotlight and Review by Faith Potts @Stories by Firefly

A Character and Author Interview by Lana H. @The Music of Words (She’s also my cover artist! ❤ )

A Book Spotlight and Author Interview by Sarah Briel and S. Isabell Jacobsen @Aardvark Magazine (The interview was done in-person! Also, if you want a real kick, check out this interview I did with the same wonderful people several years ago back when Madeline Farrenson and Quiet were the books I really wanted to publish!)

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