Contests & Hops

Spooktacular Book Hop + Prizes Galore!

Posted by on Oct 30, 2014 in Blog, Contests & Hops | 30 comments

In honor of Halloween and all things suspenseful, thrilling, scary and mysterious a few author friends are hopping around today and tomorrow, sharing exciting snippets from our novels. Not only are we sharing those juicy tidbits, but EACH OF US is offering a giveaway: books, gift cards, chocolatey goodness, and more. Just leave a comment on the post, share, or like and you’re entered! Check out the list of hoppers below.   I chose a clip from RODIN’S LOVER. My protagonist,...

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Rodin’s Lover Giveaway

Posted by on Jul 21, 2014 in Blog, Contests & Hops | 1 comment

Happy Monday, all. I had the excitement of finding a lovely package on my doorstep at the end of last week–advanced reader copies of Rodin’s Lover arrived! I’m so excited to send my second book child out into the world that I’m giving away three copies on Goodreads. All you have to do is hit a button to enter: HERE   About the Book: As a woman, aspiring sculptor Camille Claudel has plenty of critics, especially her ultra-traditional mother. But when Auguste Rodin...

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Paris is Always a Good Idea: Voyage Into a Good Book

Posted by on May 6, 2014 in Contests & Hops, Frenchie Fridays | 2 comments

Hi all! I think the title of this post speaks for itself–isn’t Paris grand? For lovers of Frenchie books and to celebrate the City of Light, author Vicki Lesage put together a blog hop packed with an array of France-loving writers. Each author answered a few questions for fun and included their links below. Enjoy browsing and vive la France!   Bien sûr, we’ll begin with: BECOMING JOSEPHINE by Moi Why is your book a “good idea” for someone who loves...

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Announcing The Writer’s Voice Contest!

Posted by on Apr 15, 2014 in Blog, Contests & Hops | 3 comments

Hi All. Spring has sprung, my manuscript is safely in the hands of my publisher, and now I find myself jumping head-first into another contest. I’ve been nominated by #TeamBrenda to be the “celebrity” coach of The Writer’s Voice. I’m so excited about this one! 14 agents will be participating! Keep scrolling down (and read all the fine print) for all of the information.   The Writer’s Voice “The Writer’s Voice” is a multi-blog, multi-agent...

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What’s in a Writing Process? Here’s Mine + Giveaway

Posted by on Mar 17, 2014 in Blog, Contests & Hops, Writing Tips | 2 comments

I’ve been tagged! Judith Starkston, author of Hand of Fire (Fireship Press, September 2014) invited me to participate in a blog hop tour to talk about my writing process. Many other authors are doing the same! I’d love to hear about your own process in the comments. To kick off the hop, I’m giving away three signed copies of BECOMING JOSEPHINE on Goodreads this week. Be sure to ENTER HERE. Without further ado, my process! What are you working on? I just finished revising my...

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16th Century Food Hop: Dishes Featured in The Lion and the Rose

Posted by on Feb 10, 2014 in Contests & Hops, Foodie Advice | 5 comments

Author Kate Quinn asked me to participate in part two of the 16th century potluck with recipes from her recent release THE LION AND THE ROSE, the second novel in her Borgia series, and I couldn’t refuse! Trying new recipes and reading a fabulous book are about my two favorite things in the world. (Be sure to scroll to the bottom of this post to see the list of additional pot luck blog hoppers and their delectable dishes from the novel.) Speaking of THE LION AND THE ROSE, a few...

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