The Dark Terror book tour got underway at Books on B in Hayward, Calif., today and I had a wonderful time. My audiobook narrator, Cheryl May, was able to attend and she delivered a stirring reading of a chapter from my new book.
Renee Rettig, the proprietor of Books on B, is a breath of fresh air and she hosted a fabulous event complete with snacks and customers. This is the second event I have had the pleasure of holding at Renee’s fantastic neighborhood bookstore and it looks like it won’t be the last. We are already discussing doing something fun for Halloween!
Thank you to all who attended today – my friends, store customers and loyal readers. You make writing and sharing these stories that rattle around in my head that much more enjoyable.
Several book signing events are in the works as The Dark Descent gets ready to go to print. I am very excited about the release of my second novel, the sequel to The Dark Truth. I hope you are too as we learn Elizabeth’s fate.
I am very excited to announced the next confirmed event – a panel discussion with two published authors, one of whom is my Trifecta Publishing House labelmate K.M. Riley. Amazon bestselling author Michael Esola will join us to discuss fiction writing and publishing. We’ll also have a book signing.
K.M. Riley, a recent guest on the Get the Knaak podcast, is the author of the recently released Fever Rising. Michael Esola’s latest novel is called Hybrid, and it dropped last August.
Join us Saturday, April 28 at 2:00 p.m. at Barnes & Noble in Emeryville!
After an enjoyable signing event at the Gilroy, Calif., Barnes & Noble location, The Dark Truth book tour has drawn to a close. However, The Dark Descent releases four weeks from tomorrow on Monday, April 23. I’ll post pre-sale information as soon as it becomes available.
I’d like to thank friends and co-workers who came to out to support me, and of course, the people I met at these events – those who purchased on the spot, ordered later, or just stopped by to chat. I have met a lot of great people so far, and I am looking forward to meeting more book lovers.
Details have yet to be finalized, but I have several more events in the works. I’ll be returning to a couple of locations and adding a few new ones for The Dark Descent book tour. I was interviewed for the Write About Now podcast recently. I’ll let you know when the episode is available for your listening pleasure. I am also scheduled for an appearance on Write Now with Sarah Werner in July.
Work on The Dark Terror continues. I don’t know where it’s going to go or how it ends, but it’s been a wild ride to write the first 12,000 words. Hopefully you’ll enjoy it.
If you haven’t already, I encourage you to get and read The Dark Truth, and get ready for The Dark Descent. April 23 will be here before you know it. And you don’t want Elizabeth knocking on your window in the middle of the night.
If you have read the book, please drop a review on the web site for the store where you made the purchase. Any and all feedback is welcome and encouraged.
I had a great time at the Modesto Barnes & Noble last weekend. Some great folks stopped by to chat and learn more about me and The Dark Truth. Friends and coworkers came out to show their support as well.
After a fun evening at Mockingbird Books in Tracy, Calif., last Friday night, I have another signing event coming up this Saturday. I’ll be at the Modesto, Calif., Barnes & Noble location signing copies of my debut novel, The Dark Truth. The event starts at Noon.
The next book in the series is due out in April, so come on out, get a copy of the first one, meet me, and get it signed!
I hosted my first book signing event today at Barnes and Noble at Arden Fair in Sacramento. The store was decked out for yours truly, which is a heady tonic. It’s fulfilling and validating to see your picture, your book cover, and your name on a Barnes and Noble event sign next to your books in the window.
I spent five hours at the store chatting with patrons and hawking my wares. To the young lady whose mom saw my appearance on Good Day Sacramento and couldn’t wait for the event (and meet me) – thank you. I wish you all the success in the world in your creative endeavors.
And thank you to everyone who stopped by the table and took a moment to chat with me, whether you bought a copy or not (extra thanks to those of you who did). For those of you who didn’t purchase, but took a postcard or bookmark, I hope you do decide to give The Dark Truth a try.
Special thanks to Erik Stevens, Community Business Development Manager at Barnes and Noble Arden Fair. Although we weren’t able to meet in person, the store staff members were gracious and helpful. Thank you to every employee I encountered today, you helped make me feel very special.
I absolutely adore bookstores, chains or indie. I mentioned it before, if you sell books, you’re okay in my … um … book. It was an absolute thrill for me to sit at a table in a bookstore, surrounded by books, at a table signing MY books.
Hopefully, with three more signing currently scheduled, this is the start of something big.