Archive for March, 2012

Author Interview with Carole Thayne Warburton

Welcome and thanks to Carole Thayne Warburton, author of novels such as: A Question of Trust, Sun Tunnels and Secrets, Just Shy of Paradise, and False Pretenses. Carole loves hiking, bike riding, skiing, making pots, and, of course, writing. She lives in Northern Utah with her husband of 32 years. What is your favorite Shakespeare […]

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Author Interview with Stephanie Worlton

Welcome to Stephanie Connelley Worlton, author of Hope’s Journey. This post is part of her spring blog tour. Here’s the book’s synopsis: Sydney is a straight-A student heading to college on a scholarship, and Alex is a quiet jock preparing to serve an LDS mission. But their dreams are shattered on the eve of their […]

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Author Interview with Steve Westover

Today’s interview is with Steve Westover, author of Defensive Tactics, an LDS thriller, and Crater Lake: Battle for Wizard Island, a middle-grade fantasy novel. He currently lives in Missouri with his wife and four children. Thanks, Steve, for volunteering to be interviewed today.   List five movies you LOVE: Happy Gilmore- Because it’s hilarious. The […]

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And They Lived Happily Ever After (Maybe)

I’m really into how things end. Yes, the first chapter in a book needs to be good if I’m going to keep reading it, but the last chapter needs to be even better. Someone once told me that stories are either tragedies (the hero dies) or comedies (the hero lives). For this post, I’ll use more than […]

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Goodreads giveaway and two book signings!

If you’re on goodreads (or want to join), you can enter to win a copy of my book here: Goodreads Giveaway I also have two book signings scheduled, and I’d love to see some familiar faces (wait–I’d just love to have anyone show up, period). The first is Saturday, March 24 @ the Seagull South […]

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Characters and how they sound

I love creating characters and then telling people about them. This week I’ve been working on the form I’ll send to the publisher for the audio version of my second book. The bulk of the form is in two parts: a list of characters that speak and what their voices might sound like, and a […]

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Special delivery

So remember yesterday’s post? The analogy of how getting a book published is a little like having a baby? Well, sometimes deliveries come sooner than you expect. Like my twins. I had a scheduled Cesarian for a Saturday. So naturally I went into labor Thursday night and the twins entered the world on a Friday […]

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Q&A: When will your book be out?

Thank you to MG for asking this blog’s first question (I’m hoping there will be many more). The ebook comes out on Saturday, March 3. (Here’s a link to the Kindle edition: Amazon.com) The paperback comes out as soon as the printer gets it to the publisher and the publisher gets it to bookstores. I’ve […]

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