Q&A with Ashley R. King

Today I am very excited to share another Q&A from one of my fellow 2020 Debut Authors. When I first joined the group late last year I was immediately drawn to Ashley. She is the ultimate cheerleader for her fellow authors, always the first to like or share a post and celebrate each accomplishment no … Continue reading Q&A with Ashley R. King

Review: The Secret French Recipes of Sophie Valroux by Samantha Vérant

This was a wonderfully rich and emotional debut novel that provided a welcome escape into a magical world of culinary riches and captivating characters.  With lyrical writing and perfect pace, Vérant transports readers seamlessly from the hustle and bustle of Manhattan to the decidedly slower-pace of life at the château. As a top chef, Sophie’s … Continue reading Review: The Secret French Recipes of Sophie Valroux by Samantha Vérant

Q&A with Sherri Leimkuhler

It's been a month since my debut novel released into the world but I will never forget the first time I was able to say, "Today I am a published author." For Sherri Leimkuhler, another one of my wonderful fellow 2020 Debut authors, today is the day she gets to say those magical words for … Continue reading Q&A with Sherri Leimkuhler

Best of Women’s Fiction Interview with Lainey Cameron

Last week I was thrilled to be invited to chat with fellow 2020 Debut Lainey Cameron for a new video series she was launching to highlight "The Best of Women's Fiction". Each week Lainey will be interviewing a women's fiction author on Instagram TV and asking questions about the inspiration behind their book and advice … Continue reading Best of Women’s Fiction Interview with Lainey Cameron

Tough Year To Be A Debut Author

Every writer dreams of the day their first book is published. Sure we hope to publish more than one, but that first one—that debut—well that one is special. This year, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, many debut authors (including myself) are facing a situation that no one could have ever predicted and none … Continue reading Tough Year To Be A Debut Author