Archive: August 2013 -

Top 5 Nuggets Twitter Taught Me About Writing (and the things it taught me never, ever to do).

Here are some of the nuggets I've learned from the Twitter writers' community.  Hope these inspire/help you too! 1.  Top writing hashtags to link up with other writers are:  #amwriting, #writing, #editing, #writingtips. Writing can be a lonely business, but checking out these spaces when you're in the midst of writing assures you you're not alone.  Others are also still sitting in their pjs at 2 in the afternoon, sipping a hot tea and churning out 3K words. 2.  This is a link for the best blog posting I've ever seen having to do with the publishing process.  For all of my writer friends...

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Upcoming Book Events

Thanks to all of you who've celebrated alongside me these past few months as ELECTED gets closer to release.  I wanted to give you all the details about upcoming events and blog tours. Entranced publishing just finished my cover art, which will be released for viewing very soon.  You know I'm bursting to post the picture up now, but I have to wait for their official release. I can, however, tell you about ELECTED's book launch party date and venue.  It'll be 4-7pm at Scion in Silver Spring, MD.  Metro accessible, close to a parking garage.  The eerily awesome thing about this place...

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Latest ELECTED Book News

Thanks to all of you on facebook who suggested titles for the second ELECTED book after I got the 3-book publishing contract a couple weeks ago!  My agent and I settled on the next two names for the coming books, and those will be revealed soon!  I'm so bad at keeping these kind of things secret... What I can tell you, though, is the proposed release dates for all three books: ELECTED:  April 22, 2014 (Earth Day) Book 2:  November 10, 2014 (just in time for holiday gifts) Book 3:  June 22, 2015 And...in other writing news, I've started a new book on top of the ELECTED trilogy. ...

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