Simply Wicked Contest (Dates have Changed)

Simply Wicked comes out on October 1st (ARe, B&N, Smashwords) but is now available for pre-order at amazon.com. Though this is a reissue of a book originally released in 2008, this is a big deal for me because I've re-written quite a bit of it. Because I'm so excited about the re-release I'm having a [...]

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“Simply Wicked” Release and Excerpt

SEPTEMBER 29TH. That’s the magic date, the drop date, the day that I will know that all the months of editing, re-editing, researching, writing, deleting, cursing the craft, (dilly-dallying) will have been worth it. One of my favorite labors of love, Simply Wicked, will be re-released with tons and tons of new material. It’s a [...]

I Write Like…

both Stephen King and David Foster Wallace (1962-2008) apparently -- and all in the same book! Two bestselling authors. Yaay, me!  So...I snitched this link from Crystal Hubbard's FaceBook page the other day. What you do is go to the page and put text in from some of your writing. The page then comes back [...]

Lots of new stuff in the book, but old cover

I've been talking about the reinvention of this book (#SimplyWickedredux) for a couple of weeks now. I need a new cover. Heroine is a rising...well...wicked starlet in love with the reserved CEO of a British multinational. She's overcome tragedy and is now daring and irreverent, while he's practical and almost (but not quite) no-nonsense. Did I [...]

Creating a new cover

Storyboarding ideas for the cover for the re-release of Simply Wicked -- the one in which a very American female actress bedevils the heck out of the son of a Lord of the British realm. I need something new and fantastic to go along with the new scenes I've written and the update (more Hollywoodesque) [...]