THE MEMORY BOX Gets Translated!


It’s officially official! I am so thrilled to announce the first translation of THE MEMORY BOX will be Turkish! The foreign rights have been sold to the wonderful people at Pegusus,¬†one of Turkey’s preeminent publishing companies located in Istanbul and home to many notable authors such as Jojo Moyes, Suzanne Collins, E L James, Stieg … Continue reading THE MEMORY BOX Gets Translated!

.99 E-Book to Celebrate Third Anniversary of THE MEMORY BOX


    I know! I can’t believe it either. It’s been three years since THE MEMORY BOX was released into the world. So much has happened since I self-published my debut novel. THE MEMORY BOX hit the New York Times and USA Today Bestseller lists last summer, the audiobook rights were sold at auction to … Continue reading .99 E-Book to Celebrate Third Anniversary of THE MEMORY BOX

Who Says A Self-Published Book Can’t Get Into Barnes & Noble?


  Years ago, when I first contemplated self-publishing my novel, I remember noting that one of the downsides would be that I’d never see my book in Barnes & Noble. To see your book in Barnes & Noble has been the holy grail of publishing for many first-time authors since the invention of the written … Continue reading Who Says A Self-Published Book Can’t Get Into Barnes & Noble?

Act Before You Think


On a Facebook writers group I’m a member of, someone started a discussion by asking who among us were Indies, who were traditionally published, and who were “authors in waiting.” I suspected the term “author in waiting” to be someone with a completed manuscript who was waiting to either secure a literary agent, or a … Continue reading Act Before You Think