Reader Appreciation Event

Reader Appreciation Event
I never tire of finding ways to say “thank you” for the support readers have given me over the years. With that in mind, I hope you’ll join me and 16 other bestselling authors for a special Reader Appreciation Event beginning January 15th. The event is hosted by BookRhythm.

We’re giving away a $250 grand prize gift card, oodles of other gift cards, eBooks, paperbacks and more! Join the fun here.

For more flash prizes and chances to win, please also visit the event’s Facebook page here.

Looking forward to seeing you at the event!

Thoughts on the Holiday Season

images-1Writers lead hectic lives, but I have a rule: slow it down during the holiday season.

I’ve done very little writing since the middle of December. What has consumed the hours instead? Time for reflection; leisurely hours baking cookies and organizing the house; and more time spent with family and friends. This year three of my four adult children will be home for the holidays and, as you can imagine, I’m quite excited!

There are other, year-end habits. Because I’m a tad superstitious, I ensure my office is organized before the start of a new year. At the moment I’m 75 pages into my next release, and a neat office makes the writing all the easier.  I also reflect on the past year’s accomplishments, and set new goals. Not resolutions–which seem constricting and a bit too negative. My goals encompass flights of fancy as well as actionable tasks. They carry a bit of fairy dust into the new year.

And in everything I undertake during the last weeks of the year, I take time for me.

I hope you do the same, and enter the new year filled with joy and light.

A Darkness Survived

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M.R. Merrick is a Canadian writer and author of The Protector series, a young adult mash-up between urban and epic fantasy that has drawn rave reviews from fans around the world. In this essay, he gives a raw accounting of the struggles encountered … [Continue reading]

YouTube, Book Feature, Oh My!

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What an amazing week. Several days ago I enjoyed my first YouTube video compliments of the great folks at eBookHounds. Special thanks to interviewer Patrick Port for making the Q&A stress free. If you'd like a glimpse of my writer's lair (as … [Continue reading]

Holiday Deals, Free Book

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Feeling merry yet? I've already begun planning holiday meals and pulling the holiday decorations out of storage. During the season that reminds us to be thankful for friends and family, I'd like to extend a heartfelt 'thank you' to the readers who've … [Continue reading]

International Authors, Giveaways

The Alliance of Independent Authors hosts Christine Nolfi, Bette Lee Crosby, Patricia Sands and other international bestselling authors at a live event.

A chat with authors from across the globe—don’t miss this exciting event! On Saturday, November 15th The Alliance of Independent Authors will host nine award-winning authors and powerhouses of Indie publishing for a discussion of the heroines we … [Continue reading]

Make My Day!

Bestselling author Patricia Sands shares publishing tips on author Christine Nolfi's blog.

Time. Is there ever enough? There are seldom nights I fall into bed (the best feeling!) that I don’t wish there had been a few more hours in my day. I always see this as a positive though; that my day was so good I want more of it, even if I … [Continue reading]

As the Shark Writes

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I wasn’t among the mourners when Joan Rivers died. I barely recognized this iteration of her face, and I didn’t think her brand of comedy particularly funny. Other than another celeb death gone-wrong, the event barely flickered my needle. But the … [Continue reading]

Get to Know Toby Neal

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Recently I had an opportunity to chat with Toby about her passion for writing, our common interest in creating strong female protagonists, and the joyof living and writing in a beautiful part of our country. You’ll find the Q&A below. When did … [Continue reading]

Featured Author

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Today The Impossible Wish is a featured read on Bargain Booksy. It's a steal at 99 cents. Grab your copy here.  … [Continue reading]