• How Much Does It Cost to Self-Publish?

    How Much I Spent Self-Publishing A Standalone Novel and a Paranormal Series The Cost to Self-Publish a novel varies from zero dollars to tens of thousands of dollars. It depends on your skills (how much of it you can do on your own), your network (what you can beg, borrow and steal), and the level of quality you are looking for. If money wasn’t an issue for me, I would spend at least 5000$ on each book I published, broken down as: Editing (Developmental, Copy and Proof): 3000$ Cover Design: 500$ Launch (Promo Sites (Bookbub), ARC copies and Giveaways, Amazon…

  • Self-Publishing a Trilogy

    The Legacy launch went better than I could have expected thanks to all of you! I am so grateful to everyone who helped out with posting and sharing about the book, buying it, reading it, or just encouraging me in…

  • The Trilogy is Complete!

    How was everyone’s summer? I don’t know about where you are, but it is freezing where I am this morning. I am so grateful to be bundled up with a hot cup of tea and a fluffy blanket. I have…

  • I’m doing the #milwordy Challenge

    Good morning everyone! Lately I have mostly been writing and preparing for the Legacy launch on September 11th. It is only 10 days away! I also launched a youtube channel. The first video comes out today, but I added an…

  • LEGACY launches September 11th!!! (cover reveal +giveaway)

    ​This morning, I received the last of my BETA reader feedback for Legacy, which means I just have a few tweaks to make before I can upload my manuscript and get some proof copies. This is super exciting news, so…

  • Happy First Birthday SOG!!!

    Happy Birthday Shards of Glass! Exactly one year ago today, I published my first novel, effectively making me a published author. I was blown away by the support I received from friends, family, and even complete strangers. If you’re considering…

  • Book Two is Out!

    As of this morning, Destiny (The Owens Chronicles Book Two) is out in the world! It follows Lucy, Embry and Gabriel as they travel to New Orleans and make some new discoveries about Lucy and her ancestry. It was so…

  • June Goals and Quarantine Woes

    Whenever I feel like I am losing control or have too many unpredictables in my life, my favorite thing is to make plans. Often they’re plans for the future that I have hardly any control over, but it’s nice to…

  • Destiny Comes out June 11th!!!

    The wait is almost over! After 6 months, a pandemic and many drafts, Book Two from the Owens Chronicles is coming out on June 11th! The ebook will only be available on amazon, but you’ll be able to get the…

  • Prophecy: The Owens Chronicles Book One

    Lucy Owens never really fit into the small, New England town she grew up in. Her first week of kindergarten she was dubbed “that weird Owens girl” and her social status never recovered. She lives a quiet, sheltered life with…

  • Shards of Glass

    Fifteen-year-old Rachel Glass lived a quiet but happy life in upstate New York. When her reality is shattered by a tragic act of school violence, she is forced to move her life across the country, to Los Angeles, California. There, Rachel…