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Well, we are done this year with the NA Crush Tourney. Tristan lost his match yesterday, but you all put up an amazing fight. Abbi Glines herself called you “fierce” and said Tristan definitely made his mark. The numbers were pretty spectacular. Our match had over 11,370 votes. None of the other matches had over 5,000. Tristan had 22% of the vote in the end, which is about 2,500! Besides Rush, his opponent, only one of the other crushes competing yesterday had more votes (and it wasn’t the #1 seed). From about 8 a.m. EST yesterday morning on, Tristan brought … Continue reading


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Happy June! Wait. June?!?! WTH happened to May? And April and March and… Okay, I get it. Time has a way of marching on whether we want it to or not. This June I’m very excited because – guess what?! – sometime this month I will sell my 100,000th book! Can you freakin’ believe it??? I can’t. I never in my wildest dreams – well, okay, in my wildest dreams, I’m another JK Rowling … so, uh, never in my more realistic dreams did I imagine this. Considering the average book, regardless of publisher, doesn’t sell more than 10,000 copies, … Continue reading


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Sometime in early 2011, I joined a host of other authors and pledged to donate $500 to First Book if any of my books made it to the Top 100 of ALL Kindle Paid Bestsellers List. Making it to that list – not a genre or category list but THE Top 100 – had been a dream at the time and I thought making a donation to such a worthy cause was/is a great way to show my appreciation. Thanks to all of you, it became a reality in October when Promise topped out at #54 of All.Kindle.Titles. I just … Continue reading


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I did it! The splits! See, here I am: Haha! Yeah, right. This is about as close as I get to the splits: So, actually, I split the blog. You may not notice any difference here, although there are some past posts missing. But there’s a big change over here. While you’re checking out my new writer digs, learn about the seemingly never-ending road of revisions and how Purpose still looked like this last week: And please don’t forget to follow that other blog, especially if you’re a writer. All my writing, publishing and industry related posts will be over … Continue reading


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