And the winner of GRAVE IMAGES is…

Greg Pattridge! Congratulations!   Thank you to everyone who commented last week and helped spread the word about Jenny Goebel‘s fabulous debut novel, GRAVE IMAGES. It will hit the shelves in a couple of short weeks! For those who didn’t win, you might want to add it to to your to-read list, preorder it, or, best yet, hit Jenny’s launch… Read more »

Interview with Colorado author Jenny Goebel (and giveaway)!

Welcome back to the Colorado is for Writers interview series! Every other Tuesday, I talk to different Colorado-based authors about their work and their connections to this beautiful state. Today, I am thrilled to welcome my friend and critique partner Jenny Goebel! Jenny’s debut middle-grade novel, GRAVE IMAGES, will be published this month, and it’s a moving,… Read more »

Interview with Colorado author Donna Cooner!

Welcome back to the Colorado is for Writers interview series! Every other Tuesday, I talk to different Colorado-based authors about their work and their connections to this beautiful state. Today, I am thrilled to welcome young adult author Donna Cooner! Donna’s widely praised debut YA novel SKINNY was a finalist for the Colorado Book Award, and she has another… Read more »

Interview with Colorado author Kristi Helvig!

Welcome back to the Colorado is for Writers interview series! Every other Tuesday, I talk to different Colorado-based authors about their work and their connections to this beautiful state. Today, I am thrilled to welcome young adult (and fellow 2014 debut) author Kristi Helvig! Kristi is a Ph.D. clinical psychologist turned sci-fi/fantasy author. She can be found musing about space… Read more »

Two awesome books you should read

Greetings, friends! First, I hope that you’ve been enjoying my new Colorado is for Writers interview series. Thanks so much to all who’ve participated so far, and to the readers who have commented and shared links! I’ve got another interview coming up next week with debut young adult author Kristi Helvig, and then even more… Read more »

Interview with Colorado Author Amy Kathleen Ryan!

Welcome back to the Colorado is for Writers interview series! Every other Tuesday, I talk to different Colorado-based authors about their work and their connections to this beautiful state. Last time, we kicked things off with Jeannie Mobley, and today I’m thrilled to welcome Amy Kathleen Ryan to the blog! Amy is the author of several young… Read more »

It’s launch day for Katerina’s Wish!

I’m so thrilled that my friend (and fellow Coloradoan) Jeannie Mobley’s gorgeous debut novel, Katerina’s Wish, is hitting bookstores today! Last week, we had a launch party over at EMU’s Debuts (featuring a post by yours truly on how to make Czech plum dumplings, which are an important meal in the book), and now the book… Katerina’s Wish!“>Read more »

Last stop on the MSFV Success Story Blog Tour: Meet David Kazzie and win his e-book!

Well, what was hopefully only the first Annual Authoress’s Success Story blog tour is winding down with today’s post, the last in the series. But last is certainly not least, and I am thrilled to be interviewing author David Kazzie! David is also generously offering commenters a chance to win a copy of his Kindle… Read more »

Announcing a Success Story Blog Hop!

Hello, readers! As you may remember, a couple of contests at the blog Miss Snark’s First Victim directly resulted in me signing with my wonderful literary agent, Ammi-Joan Paquette, and selling my first novel (currently titled The Delicious Double Life of Gladys Gatsby, set for release in 2014). So now, to celebrate, I’m taking part… Read more »