When the Gazillionth Pass Through Your Manuscript Tries to Kill You

Posted by on Sep 30, 2014 in Blog, Writing Tips | 0 comments

There are some who are lucky enough to write a novel and make it beautiful in two or three drafts. (Secretly, I loathe them. Why can’t I do that?!) Most of us, on the other hand, spend months and months, sometimes years, perfecting our works. By the time we’ve seen that story seven or eight or twenty times, not only are we too close to the story, but we may even hate it a little. How do we push through the weariness, bleariness, and general over-saturated brain fuzzies? Well, I like...

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When Rejection is Necessary, or I Reject All the Fear

Posted by on Sep 22, 2014 in Blog, Writing Tips | 2 comments

I’ve been absent…this happens to the best of us, especially when working under deadline for our publisher. But a big part of my issue is all that blogging I do elsewhere! From now on, dear readers, I will post a snippet of what I’m working on here and you can follow the link to the end of the rainbow. Today I’m blogging over at the wonderful blog, Writers in the Storm, about writerly fear. So here we go…   When Rejection is Necessary, or I Reject All the...

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Meet the Author: Susan Spann & BLADE OF THE SAMURAI

Posted by on Aug 6, 2014 in Author Interviews, Blog | 11 comments

I’m very excited to welcome author Susan Spann, a friend, colleague, and super cool chick to Between  the Sheets today. In fact, I’m so excited about it, I’m giving away ANOTHER copy of her latest novel BLADE OF THE SAMURAI, book two in her ninja mystery series. Just leave a comment here on the blog, tweet this post, or Facebook it (be sure to tag me so I see it!) and your name goes into the pot.   ABOUT THE BOOK June, 1565: Master ninja Hiro Hattori receives a pre-dawn...

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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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Blade of the Samurai by Susan Spann + Giveaway

Posted by on Jul 15, 2014 in Author Interviews, Blog | 3 comments

I’m so excited to share the release of my dear friend Susan Spann’s second novel BLADE OF THE SAMURAI. It’s a fun, fast-paced read, yet somehow still rich with an intricate plot and cultural detailing that I gobbled up in two days. I’m giving away TWO COPIES. Leave a comment, tweet this post, or like Susan on Facebook for a chance to win! Be sure to tag me (@msheatherwebb and @susanspann if you choose to tweet)   About the Book: June, 1565: Master ninja Hiro Hattori...

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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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