NOVEMBER: Author Spotlight, Bestselling Romantic Suspense Author, Melinda Leigh

Welcome, Everyone! I hope you had a fantastic Thanksgiving. I’m incredibly excited to have bestselling romantic suspense author, Melinda Leigh, with me for this month’s Creating the WRITE Reality’s Author Spotlight! I met Melinda a few years ago at the Create Something Magical Conference. She is a fellow member of …

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OCTOBER: Author Spotlight, Romantic Suspense Author, Alice Orr

Welcome! You’re in for a special treat today on this month’s author spotlight. Alice Orr, the author of the Riverton Road romantic suspense series, is here to chat about publishing, writing, and romance. Grab a cup of coffee and join us! First, let me tell you how thrilled I am …

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AUGUST: Author Spotlight, Romantic Suspense Author, Fiona Quinn

I have a real treat for everyone today. Please welcome romantic suspense writer, Fiona Quinn, to Creating the WRITE Reality! I connected with Fiona on Twitter almost two years ago. Honestly, when I first saw her lovely bio picture, my first thought was “Cool! Reese Witherspoon with guns.” From a marketing perspective, …

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JULY: Author Spotlight, Sci-Fi / Suspense Author, Jenn Nixon

I’m so excited to have author, Jenn Nixon, on Creating the WRITE Reality today. Why? Because it’s launch day for Jenn’s new novel, LUCKY PROMISE! It’s the third book in her Thriller / Romantic suspense series. Jenn and I first met last year at an multi-author event down in South Jersey …

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Introducing Reading Alley…the next NetGalley?

Welcome head of marketing at Reading Alley, Alexis Grey! As an author myself, I know how hard it is to get reviews. But it’s not just about that…it’s about connecting with readers and finding a fan base. One of the writers in my author loop sent a link to Reading …

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JUNE: Author Spotlight, Romance Author, Dorothy Callahan

I’m so thrilled to have romance author, Dorothy Callahan, on Creating the Write Reality today! I met Dorothy last year at the New Jersey Romance Writer’s Conference. What first struck me was her upbeat warm personality and her love of animals. After the conference, I joined her Read & Rescue …

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RWA Author Experiment Case Study: Adult & YA Versions

This article first appeared in the April 22, 2015 eRWA eNotes Weekly Magazine Volume 15 Issue 16. Reprinted with permission. L. G. O’Connor created an “adapted for young adults” version of Trinity Stones, her adult urban fantasy/paranormal romance. She’s releasing it as an Amazon exclusive e-book and hopes to crowdsource …

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APRIL: Author Spotlight, Young Adult Noir Author, Salla Simukka

Welcome young adult author Salla Simukka as my APRIL “Author Spotlight.”  Salla, who hales from Finland, is my first international guest featured on Creating the Write Reality! An excerpt from the second book in her internationally acclaimed Snow White series, AS WHITE AS SNOW, was featured on my blog last month. …

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MARCH: Author Spotlight, NYT Bestselling YA and Sci-Fi / Fantasy author, Maria V. Snyder

I’m so thrilled to have the incredible New York Times Bestselling Young Adult and Sci-Fi / Fantasy author, Maria V. Snyder, on Creating the Write Reality today as my MARCH Author Spotlight! For those of you who are new to my blog, once a month I feature an author whose …

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FEBRUARY: Author Spotlight, Literary Fiction Author, J. Dylan Yates

Welcome literary fiction writer and fellow She Writes Press author, J. Dylan Yates, as my FEBRUARY “Author Spotlight.” I met Dylan with the rest of the Spring 2014 SWP authors almost a year ago as our group of authors prepared for our debut launches. I was especially intrigued by Dylan’s …

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