I finally did it. I published my novel, Whit’s End.
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UPDATE: The novel has now been published. You can read an excerpt below and buy Whit’s End, HERE
Well, this is it. Only ONE day left in my Kindle Scout campaign. This is my last promo . . . for the time being. I plan to spread the good news of publication soon, because one way or another, this novel is getting published.
I hope those who read this will play a game with me regarding the characters in my book.
Here’s how it works . . .
UPDATE: The novel has now been published and can be found HERE.
Since this is the last week my novel is in Kindle Scout, I’m going to share more of its content. I’d love for you to read this excerpt, let me know what you think and share it with others.
You see, Ava and Alex’s marriage is hanging by a thread. While things keep getting worse between them, she meets an intriguing man online. They correspond for months, and into a couple of years, when she decides …. well, read it for yourself.
There is a curse upon our feet!
You’d think the stories I told about injured feet before were enough, but no, fate has brought me more.
There comes a point in my novel, when the character, Ava Whitaker is at her Whit’s End. She struggles to get her husband’s family to understand her, including her husband. Ava thinks she is being pretty reasonable, and that they are the ones being unreasonable. But, if they all think it’s her, than maybe it is?
And so it begins …
Most of you are probably familiar with this television show from the 70’s & 80’s. The Gong Show was the original America’s Got Talent (or Britain’s Got Talent).
Imagine you are a publisher and I meet you for a business meeting. I’m there to pitch my latest novel to you in hopes you’ll publish my story. You’ve heard every example as to why someone’s novel is best fit for your company to sell millions. What in the world could a short, middle-aged woman tell you that could grab your attention in the first two sentences?
Really, folks. I’m going to need your input on this one. As an author, I’m finding myself conflicted. Perhaps some of you may have a new perspective to offer, but hear me out first.
Recently, my writer’s group had a meeting to discuss publishing and marketing. We had one of our cherished members who is an experienced indie author share tips with us. She opened the meeting with what she said was the most important advice to pass along …