Sunstone’s Launch on Amazon: A Tale

Holly adapting, author, Books, Dreams, Learning, persevere, steampunk, strength to overcome, suspense 7 Comments

My newest book, Sunstone, was scheduled to be released on March 31. This was an exciting moment which my publisher, Sheenah from Paper Crane Books, and I had been working hard toward for at least the past six weeks. There were three rounds of edits, the blurb, dedication and acknowledgement to write. On top of that there was work with …

Tell Captain America, “I’ve got your back!”

Holly elections, inspiration, News, persevere, Personal responsibility, politics, Veterans, Vote 2 Comments

It’s November and thoughts drift to things happening this month. In the US we start the month by voting on the first Tuesday and move to Veterans Day on the 11th. In my mind the two are related in a way. Individuals who are willing to put their lives on the line for us, help protect our freedoms. They deserve …

GEM: Jennifer Theriot..& 7 more

Holly A Special Deal, Aubree Lane, author, Blog tour, Cherime MacFarlane, Diane Rinella, Dreams, Friends, GEM Feature, Jennifer Bryan Yarbrough, Jennifer Theriot, Kelly Cozzone, Linda Lee Williams, personal heros, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Romance, Sammie J, Uncategorized, Veterans 2 Comments

Today I’d like to feature a great author that I met online. Jennifer Theriot writes in the romance genre and when I first approached her with the idea of this feature she gave me information for Out Of The Box Regifted which is the second of her series. I will share that with you BUT since that time she has …

GEM: Kelly Cozzone

Holly author, Dreams, Friends, GEM Feature, Kelly Cozzone, Memorial Day, Readers, Romance, Summer Reading, suspense, Tropical Dreams 1 Comment

Today my GEM (Guest Excerpt Moment) features Kelly Cozzone who writes in the romance suspense genre. I first met Kelly through an author group and am part way through reading her book: Tropical Dreams. Here is the blurb: Betrayal and death permeated Tiana Alexander’s past and threatens to rip apart her future. She can’t escape the devastation of anger and pain. Bringing …

The Land of the Free Because of the Brave

Holly A Special Deal, Contest, Memorial Day, personal heros 1 Comment

~Memorial Event to Help Wounded Soldiers~ The charity we have chosen: The Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund serves United States military personnel wounded or injured in service to our nation, and their families.  Supporting these heroes helps repay the debt all Americans owe them for the sacrifices they have made in service to our nation. They are our nation’s greatest national resource, …

Two Week Memorial Charity-Give Away-Promo

Holly A Special Deal, Friends, human brain, inspiration, Memorial Day, News, Paper Crane Books, strength to overcome, Summer Reading, Win 1 Comment

Those of us from Paper Crane Books wanted to do something extra for this Memorial Day. We’ve put four e-books on special and we’re pledging 10% of our sales to the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund. This charity helps the severely wounded soldiers and their families. They’ve built rehab facilities and are currently are building nine centers across the country to …

Editing

Holly author, balance, Paper Crane Books, Patience and writing, persevere, process of getting published, Readers, red ink editing, strength to overcome, the creative process 2 Comments

No learning is wasted and if we are striving to perfect our craft we learn everyday. I don’t believe we ever have all of the answers though over time, as we learn, we make fewer errors. As long as we realize this we are progressing. My first agent didn’t do me any favors by telling me that “no edits were …

Wildfire

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In Waldo Canyon, near Colorado Springs, there is a wildfire. The cause is unknown but within 48 hours it has grown from nothing to 3400 acres with zero containment. Colorado has a lot of military bases. They have some of those giant C130 airplanes sitting on the ground.. Tied down by red tape. (Sounds like Hurricane Katrina all over again) …