WELCOME to the Pitch Wars family!! It is no mean feat to beat the odds and rise to the top of so much talent. So for one night, squeal and dance and do pointy poses of victory. For one night. For the day after, reality will come knocking. So party while you can. But drink […]
Release Date: September 5, 2017 Synopsis SUGAR, SEA SALT, AND SHOW BIZ Jen Reid’s life after walking off a reality show has been great–she’s gone from being a broke twenty-four-year-old Seattleite with no love life and no job to the twenty-five-year-old who got the guy, moved to Miami, and is starting a bakery with […]
I am ridiculously excited that A Crazy Kind of Love will be translated into French.
On August 27, the sub window will open and suddenly the vibe on the #PitchWars feed will change dramatically. Mentees will freak out about pulling the trigger, as everyone seems to be sending in their subs, but you’re not ready yet, and the mentors have suddenly gone dark. Panic sets in. First of all RELAX. You […]
Pitch Wars is a contest started by Brenda Drake. You can read about it on the official site: pitchwars.org. This isn’t your average contest. You don’t just submit a query/250, get selected from the slush and then hosted for an agent round. You don’t just get a little feedback on your query/250 during a short […]
Book world gets weird on the other side of the portal — easier and harder in some ways. Easier because you’ve got a foot in the door so you can do things like sell a book on concept alone. Harder because you’ve got your foot in the door of a very specific building so you […]
I will be drawing for a winner of one signed copy of Some Kind of Magic and a $10 Amazon gift card. To enter, just subscribe to my newsletter by signing up in the side bar here >> Or via my Facebook Newsletter Signup. 1 lucky winner will be contacted for mailing instructions. Good luck!
There’s this thing called the Novel Tea Club which is a great pun but also a cool concept. They box up some tea and a book and ship them out to their subscribers. Not sure how I ended up in this, but I ran across a couple of pics on Instagram. Cool! View this post […]
I will be picking a winner at 6 pm tonight and next Friday. If I hit 20 new subscribers total, I’m going to throw in a $10 Amazon gift card. To enter, just subscribe to my newsletter by signing up in the side bar here >> Or via my Facebook Newsletter Signup. Enter now to be included […]
I will be picking 1 winner every Friday night at 6 pm for the next 3 weeks. To enter, just subscribe to my newsletter by signing up in the side bar here >> Or via my Facebook Newsletter Signup. Increase your chances by entering now to be included in all 3 drawings. 1 winner will be […]
The Virginia Book Notes section of the Richmond Times-Dispatch featured my book on April 1!
I’m thrilled that my book is included in this awesome women’s magazine!
Musicians are my weakness, and rock star romances are a trope I never tire of. I don’t find myself as drawn to romances about actors or corporate big wigs in quite the same way. There’s something mysterious about the rocker. He can be the bad boy, the humble boy next door, or some combination, but […]
I’m thrilled to be a part of the release of SINGLE MALT (Agents Irish & Whiskey) by Layla Reyne. I grabbed the ARC for this book as fast as I could get my hands on it, and let me tell you, it was a fantastic read. Check it out below. The heart’s a resilient […]
Thanks to Night Owl Reviews for naming Some Kind of Magic as a Top Pick! “Some Kind of Magic” is a fun and flirty first book by Mary Ann Marlowe. The romance is hot and steamy, the characters are interesting and intriguing, and the plot is filled with humor and fun, all contributing to a […]
In AMERICA’S NEXT REALITY STAR, Jen is cast on a reality show after she loses her job, her boyfriend, and her home. She hopes to win the cash prize but finds she also wants to win the heart of fellow contestant Justin. Fans of Sophie Kinsella’s Confessions of a Shopaholic won’t want to miss this […]
Here’s an awesome chance to win a beautiful bag filled with romance novels. The contest is live through March 10. Click here to enter! One winner will receive: Owl print Kate Spade bag Copy of ALL IN by Simona Ahrnstedt Copy of HER LEADING MAN by Maggie Dallen Copy of BELOVED BEAST by Karyn Gerrard […]
I loved seeing Some Kind of Magic on this Why To Read list of contemporary romance with such amazing authors as Sophie Kinsella and John Green. This is the kind of thing you don’t even let yourself hope to one day see. I’m honestly only blogging about it so I don’t lose the link in […]