I was a year into indie publishing and preparing for my third release before I got serious about developing my first Review Team. Review Teams have many benefits including gaining reviews pre-release and creating buzz in reader-focused social sites. They can also help with word-of-mouth marketing (leading to preorders of your book) months before your…

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Laughter is the best medicine. Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food. An apple a day keeps the doctor away. Walking is man’s best medicine. Most of us have heard these sayings and perhaps live by these mantras. But what about us bibliophiles? What’s our best medicine? Not long ago, a reader…

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I am delighted to be here visiting with Christine today and equally delighted to be celebrating the forthcoming release of my latest novel, The Summer of New Beginnings which debuts on March 27th. Although I’ve written 18 novels and received a number of literary awards, this book has special meaning for me. It is a…

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There’s so much happening, I don’t know where to begin! Sweet Lake, released on Tuesday, has earned raves from Buzzfeed and Culturalist. I was also featured on a local television show here in Charleston. If you haven’t already purchased Sweet Lake, grab your copy on Amazon, Barnes & Noble or another favorite online site. After reading,…

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