Happy Holidays and a Podcast

  As 2023 draws to a close, I want to thank all the readers of the Davia Glenn series. As many of you know, Dior or Die and Killing with Kindness, the first two books, were released in 2022. Book 3, Posh and Perilous was released in August 2023, and I’ve recently begun to work […]

Author Interview with Shekki_the_Biblio on Instagram

  1. What initially inspired you to become a writer, and how did you embark on your writing journey? I grew up as an only child adopted by older parents. Since my dad taught school, I learned to read before kindergarten and was fascinated by stories. I began penning little tales for my amusement but didn’t […]

Super Blue Moon Blog Post

We have a rare super blue moon, the first since 2009, causing me to feel the need to write a new blog post. I’m prone to blogging once in a blue moon instead of regularly, but I was born under a blue moon, so it must be in my DNA. Posh and Perilous, Book 3 […]

Posh and Perilous: Davia Glenn Book 3 News

We’re halfway through 2023, and my blog posting has been abysmal. Why? I’ve been working hard to finish the next book in the series. Here’s a sneak peek look at the incredible cover by Cheri Foxley: If you read the sample chapter at the end of Book Two, you know that in the middle of […]

Stacey Lind Answers 8 Questions About Audiobooks In 2023

1.  Reintroduce yourself to listeners.  My name is Stacey Lind, and I’m an audiobook narrator based in Chicago. I’m also an actor, director, graphic designer, haphazard yogi, foodie, crappy dresser, and avid cook. I like dinosaurs, octopuses, and whales. 2. How many audiobooks did you narrate in 2022? It was in the double digits. 3. […]

Book 2 in the Davia Glenn Series Releases SOON!

Dior or Die reached the top of Mystery Action-Adventure books on Amazon, a real thrill for a first-time author. Killing with Kindness picks up right where Dior or Die left off.   When Davia Glenn gets involved in a double homicide case, it will have unforeseen consequences for her new life in Rancho Suprema. Will […]

20 INTERVIEW QUESTIONS FOR AUDIOBOOK NARRATOR STACEY LIND

  1. Tell us about yourself. Where did you grow up? Go to school? Work? I grew up in the Pacific Northwest but have lived in the Midwest for the last 20 years or so. I was lucky enough to study drama in Los Angeles, London, Japan, and Seattle and have worked on many tiny […]

A Book Publishing Journey: From Idea to Publication

by Laura E. Akers Have you ever wondered what happens when a person decides to write a book? Here are a few quick notes about bringing my action/adventure book into the world. The Beginning The concept for Dior or Die began when I was a prosecuting attorney, and a person I convicted made death threats […]

Adventures in Vellum for PC Users

To format my fiction book, I chose to use Vellum. What is Vellum? It’s a program that allows you to create print and ebooks, but only if you own a MAC—which I don’t. If you don’t own a MAC, you can create an account with MacinCloud. The site offers pay-as-you-go or monthly plans you can […]

7 Steps to Promoting a Bestselling Book

You’ve written a book, it’s published and…now what? Here are some tips to help you make your book a bestselling phenomenon. If you’re a writer, it’s likely you’ve spent countless hours conceptualizing, writing, and editing your book. You’ve also probably spent as much or more time getting it published. Now what? Brooke Warner, publisher at […]