Quest for Author Copies that Ended Up on a Ranch in Kansas

When I was filming an unboxing reel for the copies of A Mean Piece of Water (out Dec 9th), it became apparent very quickly that I had a box full of cowboy novels that I most certainly did not write. Don’t get me wrong, all of my books so far take place in Oklahoma andContinue reading “Quest for Author Copies that Ended Up on a Ranch in Kansas”

Fostering Relationships Between Indie Authors and Indie Booksellers

At the Tulsa City County Library’s Third Annual Local Author Conference, I got to give a talk along with my friend, Victoria Moore, about how to navigate relationships with small bookshops as a local author, particularly an indie author. First off, there were bagels which was great. But then it got more and more crowdedContinue reading “Fostering Relationships Between Indie Authors and Indie Booksellers”

Cover Reveal Success

The cover reveal for my next book, A Mean Piece of Water, went amazing! I reached out to my bookclub and instagram pals and they showed up in mass to help me share it. I am so grateful for how many people support me. Plus. Y’all. This cover. I’m so glad I planned ahead toContinue reading “Cover Reveal Success”

Hey you, throw yourself a book launch

Hey you, indie author. Throw yourself that party. Get the wine (if you like) and the balloons and the new earrings and ask your friends to come and celebrate. I was lucky enough to be able to have my book launch party at Whitty Books, a small local indie bookshop that specializes in small pressesContinue reading “Hey you, throw yourself a book launch”

Chronicles of My Alien Invasion Life is out in the world and I can’t do anything about it!

I can’t believe my book is actually out and there’s nothing I can do about it. In a good way. Every single step of the indie publishing way there is the opportunity to adjust, make changes, tweak. Add another round of edits. Give it to another beta or sensitivity reader. Proofread a little more. ChangeContinue reading “Chronicles of My Alien Invasion Life is out in the world and I can’t do anything about it!”