Tuesday, January 3, 2012

The Journey has Begun for A Soul To Be Forgiven

I've read many other blog posts from other authors who have attended the San Diego State Writers Conference in the past - many who gained representation by literary agents as a result. As soon as I found out about the conference I knew I needed to attend - the format of the conference is such that you get actual face-time with agents and editors and can request advance readings of your manuscript. From what other participants have written, this is truly a unique setting - in other situations agents & editors are often unapproachable, except during their scheduled time. But at this conference, the agents & editors not only are approachable at other times during the conference, but they actually encourage it - they often seek out authors to talk to them about their work. So this morning, as part of my registration, I've emailed the first ten pages of A Soul To Be Forgiven to SDSU for the three appointments with agents that I've requested. I'm a little nervous, but very excited!

Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Readers are My Inspiration

Knowing readers get so lost in A Soul Less Broken that they are overcome with deep emotions is one of the greatest rewards of being a writer. This reaction is exactly the type that inspires me to keep writing.

"I just finished your book and all I could say is wow I have never cried so hard over a book, please let me know when your next book is out please! I am going to share with everyone I know about your book it's very powerful."  -- Tina Hein (via Facebook)

Thanks so much Tina!

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Review from Moonlight Gleams Bookshelf

Excerpt From Guest Reviewer Jenny Needham on Moonlight Gleams Bookshelf :

”… I loved the emotions and the feeling portrayed in this book. The ups and downs in the story are so well written and believable, that you find that you are so engrossed in the story you want to read on. Overall I gave this book a 5/5 as I found it an amazing, soul searching read. I personally found this very emotional and cried at the end both with happiness and sadness, and I must say that it not something I normally do. I will definitely be wanting to read more from this author in the future, as I’m sure other readers will want to do too.”

Jenny, thank you so much for taking the time to read & review A Soul Less Broken! I'm thrilled to hear how much you enjoyed it!

Full review can be read here: Moonlight Gleams BookShelf

Monday, October 3, 2011

More Reader Feedback

From Chris Wheeler:

"I didn't just like it, I loved it! When is the new one coming out?"

Chris, thanks so much for your comments - I have begun work on the sequel which is called "A Soul To Be Forgiven" so stay tuned!

Saturday, August 13, 2011

My Readers are Amazing Women

I continue to be so humbled and touched by readers writing to me about A Soul Less Broken. One reviewer wrote: "Here is a great debut novel that will inspire you in the most incredible way possible!" And another young woman who had been raped herself wrote about how much she loved the story and how much it meant to her. My characters are fictional - she is a real survivor! My readers are amazing women! Thank you for writing to me and letting me know what the story means to you!

Monday, June 27, 2011

eBook now Official for Kindle, Nook, and iBooks

So excited - in addition to being able to purchase all formats through Smashwords, the eBook for A Soul Less Broken is now officially in the eBook online catalogs for these major distributors!

Monday, June 20, 2011

eBook for A Soul Less Broken Now Available on iTunes

In addition to being able to purchase all formats through Smashwords, the eBook for Apple Reading Devices (iPads, iPhones) of A Soul Less Broken is now available in the iTunes catalog!