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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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! 🙂

TLOTV blog tour 2

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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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How to Avoid the Nightmares of Editing

If you think I’m about to tell you how NOT to edit, you’re wrong. I’m just going to tell you how to edit without pain.

What? you say. That’s impossible! The definition of editing is ‘a painful process by which authors attempt to improve their books.’

That’s not true! Editing doesn’t have to be awful!

Of course is does!

Well, aren’t we Mr. Optimistic! Shut your pessimistic mouth and listen! I’m about to give you a five-step guide to editing your novel!

This is what I’m doing right now with The Lady of the Vineyard. 🙂

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