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April 28th, 2017|0 Comments

Gabe Hates Glitter is now available on Amazon. Check out this wonderful video trailer.

New Cover Reveal

March 6th, 2017|Comments Off on New Cover Reveal

Just received the cover for my new bundle that is already on pre-order from Simon and Schuster: Click on the cover to see details.

Don’t Be Careful What You Wish For…Just Wish Away!

November 23rd, 2016|Comments Off on Don’t Be Careful What You Wish For…Just Wish Away!

Do you believe that wishes come true? Whether you admit or not, you probably silently make wishes every once in a while, with the hope they will be heard and granted. It’s the normal way to express one’s hope in the unfailing grace and kindness of life. Some call it prayer but I’m trying to keep this on a level playing field right now and appeal to every possible belief system. Wishes aren’t associated to a specific religion, they are simply throwing out an ask like you would a fishing hook, and hoping it will be picked up and hung onto by the targeted desire. Perhaps you can then reel it into your life and make it stay. I cannot lie, I’m filled with wishes and hope. I wish on stars at night and on all sorts of things in the day. I wish for my children to be happy [...]

Man’s Best Friend – Pre-Order for $0.75

October 12th, 2016|Comments Off on Man’s Best Friend – Pre-Order for $0.75

Man's Best Friend, a 10-book collection of novels that feature some very lovable pets, is now available on pre-order: Click here to read more or get your copy:    

West Houston RWA Emily Contest Open

September 10th, 2016|Comments Off on West Houston RWA Emily Contest Open

  The 2016-17 Emily Contest Sponsor: West Houston RWA Fee: $25 WHRWA members / $35 all others Entry Dates: 9-1-16 through 10-2-16   Enter the first 5,600 words of your unpublished manuscript (no synopsis!) in any of our 6 categories for excellent first-round feedback and top final round editor and agent judges.   Categories and Final Judges: Contemporary Romance - Long – Editor Danielle Marshall, Amazon / Lake Union Publishing, and Agent Paige Wheeler, Creative Media Agency, Inc.; Contemporary Romance - Short – Editor Brenda Chin, Entangled Publishing LLC, and Agent Carrie Pestritto , Prospect Agency; Fantasy, Futuristic, and Paranormal Romance – Editor Angela James, Harlequin Enterprises, and Agent Moe Ferrara, BookEnds Literary Agency; Historical Romance – Editor Janet Clementz, Soul Mate Publishing, and Agent Patricia Nelson , Marsal Lyon Literary Agency; Romantic Suspense – Editor Deb Werksman, Sourcebooks, and Agent Elaine Spencer, The Knight Agency; Young Adult Romance – Editor Alice Jerman, Harper Collins, and Agent Tricia Skinner, Fuse Literary.   [...]

Cover Reveal for Man’s Best Friend

September 10th, 2016|Comments Off on Cover Reveal for Man’s Best Friend

I am a dog lover - big, small, furry or not - they are all pretty charming. Recently, I've also become attached to a sweet little kitten. Consequently, many of my books include a furry friend or two - it makes the story more real. I was thrilled to learn that Text Me was chosen to be a part of Crimson Romance's Man's Best Friend release in October. Today, the cover for it arrived in my email - isn't it wonderful?        

Congratulations Winners!

August 19th, 2016|Comments Off on Congratulations Winners!

Congrats to the following winners in my recent giveaway contest. All received a copy of Live, Laugh, Love the boxed set containing a collection of great authors. Eric Moffitt Tammy Hall Linda Buzzard-Moffitt Melissa Morr We're doing Amazon giveaways this month of two past titles also - the odds are better than Vegas that you'll win. See below: Text Me WIN a copy! 1 in 2 odds beats Vegas! "A fresh, lively, fast-paced read!" 5 stars http://amzn.to/2b1Rlqc  Hilarious. If you like it a little hotter, try this one... Flood, Flash, and Pheromones "Fast read. I couldn't put it down." 5 stars "Suspense-Mystery-Romance done well." 5 stars 1 in 3 will win. http://amzn.to/2b1QCpc 

10 Hate To Love You Romances In September

August 12th, 2016|Comments Off on 10 Hate To Love You Romances In September

Check out this cover...isn't it fun? This bundle from Crimson Romance will be out in September 26th but it might be up for Pre-Order before then so keep an eye out for it. There are great reads from awesome authors in this lot.  

Live Laugh Love is Available!

August 4th, 2016|Comments Off on Live Laugh Love is Available!

I was so excited when I was invited to be a part of this anthology...Live, Laugh, Love: 5 Romantic Comedies is now available for pre-order at an unbelievable price! This includes Find Me. If you like a good romance with a laugh or two, you'll love this collection. http://amzn.to/2akkDVz    

I am a master thriller…

July 10th, 2016|Comments Off on I am a master thriller…

I returned from Thriller Fest in New York yesterday. After spending a full day on Tuesday with nine other authors and best-selling conference honoree, Heather Graham as our MasterCraft instructor...I have renewed enthusiasm for my work. Here's a picture of our group at the end of our session together.   Following days were spent listening to other fine authors and the literary famous before doing pitch sessions for my next book, Cemetery of Secrets.  There was a lot of talent in this group of authors so I'm humbled to be a part of the them. It was a little surprising there were no men in our group as there were a lot of male authors at the conference. The new book is a psychological thriller with romantic elements. I'm pretty excited about it - it's told completely in first person, present tense which is no easy task. I chose this POV [...]

New York City – ThrillerFest and germs

July 6th, 2016|Comments Off on New York City – ThrillerFest and germs

I am attending ThrillerFest in NYC and yesterday had the pleasure of attending a MasterCraft session with Heather Graham. What a wonderful lady and prolific and talented author. During our afternoon session, we were given a writing exercise. Write up to 1000 words that must include the following: First sentence must begin exactly the same Must include a nun, a stripper, a cowboy cop, bald, peg-legged, rugged Imagine my mirth when, after writing the following short story, I found a container of hand-sanitizer in by bag of goodies at the registration table. Here's what I wrote: The blood dripped slowly to the floor from the tube that was once plugged into the arm of a man sitting across from me. I can’t quite erase the eeriness of his blue face just before he fell to the floor, dislodging the needle that was inserted for blood collection. Normally those things don’t [...]

Summer is Special…Time to Live, Laugh, Love

June 22nd, 2016|Comments Off on Summer is Special…Time to Live, Laugh, Love

That's the name of the new bundle Crimson is releasing and it includes one of my titles! I'm so excited! Here's a sneak peek at the cover: Look for it in August - but wait! Don't go... Right now, through the end of June, Bring It On is on sale for $1.99!!! Bring It On was a Denver RWA Aspen Gold  Award Finalist. And in July for one month only, Numbers Never Lie, my debut novel will also be on sale - so don't miss these two. Numbers Never Lie was an Amazon bestseller in romantic suspense when it released...made it to #3!!!     Say - have you read about the flooding in Texas a couple weeks ago? Well, I was right in the middle of it. No Joke. The Brazos River was at my back door....take a look. This was the view...isn't that crazy? This was before it rose another two feet. Fortunately, [...]

Hi there and Welcome…

February 24th, 2016|Comments Off on Hi there and Welcome…

Welcome to my newly designed website! You're just in time to join my latest big March GiveAaway! Over a dozen authors have joined me to give away great prizes ALL MONTH LONG. Check out the Marvelous March GiveAway details.     I'll share more information soon and thanks for being a part of my life.

Collecting Quotes Scoring – Please Help Me Pick A Winner

February 1st, 2016|Comments Off on Collecting Quotes Scoring – Please Help Me Pick A Winner

I've received lots of great submissions on my "Collecting Quotes" Post. Now I need your help to pick a winner. Please click on the link below and submit your scores: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1Uc76Jh4xuP5xtKC1izN_hwMMaFNusOXwudeAmKpmL6g/viewform?usp=send_form  

Words I admire…LAST DAY to WIN real $$$$!!!

January 24th, 2016|27 Comments

I am a collector of quotes. Isn't that a great one? Mrs. Roosevelt has so many great words to share... Some people collect physical things, I prefer words of wisdom. Smart little sayings that have personality and fit certain situations. You can see some of my favorites on my Goodreads page. In honor of the expectations for 2016, I wanted to ask you to participate in a fun little project. Right here. Right now. Please share this with anyone and everyone you know so they can also join in. I get nothing from this but enjoying your participation so if you would kindly spread the word so others can participate, I would appreciate your help.... One of you will win a $50 Amazon gift card. Five of you will win $10 Starbucks gift cards. YOU DON"T HAVE TO BUY ANYTHING or get on a mailing list. Nope - all I am asking for [...]

Linny’s Sweet Dream List by Susan Schild

January 17th, 2016|1 Comment

Excerpt from Linny's Sweet Dream List Linny is having lunch with her godson, Dare, and sees Jack Avery, a man she had a crush on until she saw him on a date with a much younger woman. Dare grinned, slurped his milkshake and went to work in earnest on a foot-long sub. Six inches in, he paused and cocked his head at her. “Mom said you got canned.” Linny eyed him. Whatever happened to respecting one’s elders? “I did,” she admitted. “Bummer.” He patted his mouth with a napkin. “What are you going to do?” Sipping her iced tea, Linny looked at him. The remote, ticked-off expression was gone, and his questioning look was earnest. Chewing her turkey sub, she thought about it. “I might start my own business.” “Sweet.” He pointed at her with a limp French fry. “You should hire me as an executive. I’m going to be [...]

Linny's Sweet Dream List by Susan Schild

January 17th, 2016|Comments Off on Linny's Sweet Dream List by Susan Schild

Excerpt from Linny's Sweet Dream List Linny is having lunch with her godson, Dare, and sees Jack Avery, a man she had a crush on until she saw him on a date with a much younger woman. Dare grinned, slurped his milkshake and went to work in earnest on a foot-long sub. Six inches in, he paused and cocked his head at her. “Mom said you got canned.” Linny eyed him. Whatever happened to respecting one’s elders? “I did,” she admitted. “Bummer.” He patted his mouth with a napkin. “What are you going to do?” Sipping her iced tea, Linny looked at him. The remote, ticked-off expression was gone, and his questioning look was earnest. Chewing her turkey sub, she thought about it. “I might start my own business.” “Sweet.” He pointed at her with a limp French fry. “You should hire me as an executive. I’m going to be [...]

NOEL…or LEON?

December 17th, 2015|Comments Off on NOEL…or LEON?

The holidays are upon us and we always manage to find some humor in the simplest of things. My daughter created these lovely letters and planted them on the piano. This piano belonged to my grandmother and predates me by over sixty years. It is a heirloom in our family. I have wonderful memories of my grandmother sitting at this piano and playing for us...but I digress... Let's return to the letters. Because the letters are so easily manipulated, my husband and son are having a lot of fun spelling as many words as possible. My daughter is NOT happy with them. Okay, maybe I change them up a bit too just for fun.  

For writers – do you love your book cover? Here's a contest you'll love to:

November 4th, 2015|Comments Off on For writers – do you love your book cover? Here's a contest you'll love to:

  JUDGE A BOOK BY ITS COVER CONTEST 2015, sponsored by Houston Bay Area RWA, is now open for entries.  This is JABBIC's 11th anniversary!  Join the celebration by entering your cover where you know it will be seen by booksellers and readers alike! Your covers will be judged by booksellers around the world, and the winning cover in each category will be featured in a full-page color ad on the inside front cover of the April 2016 Romance Writers Report, as well as on our web site. While the booksellers are judging, we will open up the Reader's Choice portion of JABBIC. The Readers Choice Winners from each category will be featured on our web site. Last year thousands of readers logged on to view and vote for the JABBIC 2014 covers during the Reader's Choice portion of the contest! IF YOUR BOOK IS SELF-PUBLISHED, YOU WILL BE ABLE TO GIVE CREDIT WHERE CREDIT'S DUE [...]

For writers – do you love your book cover? Here’s a contest you’ll love to:

November 4th, 2015|Comments Off on For writers – do you love your book cover? Here’s a contest you’ll love to:

  JUDGE A BOOK BY ITS COVER CONTEST 2015, sponsored by Houston Bay Area RWA, is now open for entries.  This is JABBIC's 11th anniversary!  Join the celebration by entering your cover where you know it will be seen by booksellers and readers alike! Your covers will be judged by booksellers around the world, and the winning cover in each category will be featured in a full-page color ad on the inside front cover of the April 2016 Romance Writers Report, as well as on our web site. While the booksellers are judging, we will open up the Reader's Choice portion of JABBIC. The Readers Choice Winners from each category will be featured on our web site. Last year thousands of readers logged on to view and vote for the JABBIC 2014 covers during the Reader's Choice portion of the contest! IF YOUR BOOK IS SELF-PUBLISHED, YOU WILL BE ABLE TO GIVE CREDIT WHERE CREDIT'S DUE [...]

NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) is underway…

November 3rd, 2015|Comments Off on NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) is underway…

NaNo WhoMo??? November is National Novel Writing Month...across the country, hungry writers are pounding away at their keyboards, trying to write a total of 50,000 words by the end of this month. We do it every year... and some do it year-round without the contest. Those who participate earn a badge that can be displayed on their website with pride. The badge and recognition aren't the goal--this is a great way to boost productivity.  Are you participating? It's not too late to sign up. http://nanowrimo.org This year, I'm stepping out of my normal genre and writing a psychological thriller. It's told completely in first person, present tense - another change of pace for me. Keeping the momentum is fun but challenging. Stay tuned...these numbers will update along the way. If you're participating, please share yours here too by commenting. Have a great day! Weekly progress: Total: Read the first words here: [...]

Where Do You Get Your Ideas? by Eileen Dreyer

October 13th, 2015|Comments Off on Where Do You Get Your Ideas? by Eileen Dreyer

I think if there is one question I've heard more than any other, by far, it is 'Where do you get your ideas?' One of my friends always answers with, “Well, there's this little shop on 51st in New York, and they have them on sale two for the price of one.' Actually, the answer is much easier than that. The answer is everywhere. Yeah, fine, you're thinking. That's like saying 'What kind of music do you like?” and answering the same way. But the truth is that inspiration can come from everywhere. You just have to know how to look. More appropriately, if you don't mind a good fishing megaphore, you have to know how to reel it in. I've stopped and started writing several times in my life. And what I realized each time was that it took a lot more effort to start looking for inspiration again [...]

Yay! It's out!!!

September 22nd, 2015|Comments Off on Yay! It's out!!!

Please help me get the word out... All three novels in the Love Me Series are now available on Amazon (69 cents) for less than a pack of gum, or a bandaid, or a lottery ticket, or...you get the picture. What readers are saying: Shelley K. Wall has given You've Got Mail an update, and it's wonderful! I absolutely adored the heroine, Abby...What a great read!--Mica Persel, Author Quite a heart lifter which was exactly what I needed! Hope Shelley writes more like this!--L.P.Weigel Shelley K. Wall’s delightful and entertaining romantic comedy is a wonderful read, ...so well done that readers will sympathize with and root for both Carter and Abby to finally get their lives and their identities with each other straight. Enjoy!--K. King   Click on the link or the picture below to get your copy: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B0141KWHUA

Yay! It’s out!!!

September 22nd, 2015|Comments Off on Yay! It’s out!!!

Please help me get the word out... All three novels in the Love Me Series are now available on Amazon (69 cents) for less than a pack of gum, or a bandaid, or a lottery ticket, or...you get the picture. What readers are saying: Shelley K. Wall has given You've Got Mail an update, and it's wonderful! I absolutely adored the heroine, Abby...What a great read!--Mica Persel, Author Quite a heart lifter which was exactly what I needed! Hope Shelley writes more like this!--L.P.Weigel Shelley K. Wall’s delightful and entertaining romantic comedy is a wonderful read, ...so well done that readers will sympathize with and root for both Carter and Abby to finally get their lives and their identities with each other straight. Enjoy!--K. King   Click on the link or the picture below to get your copy: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B0141KWHUA

WHRWA Emily Contest Open…

September 14th, 2015|Comments Off on WHRWA Emily Contest Open…

The 2015–16 Emily Contest Sponsor: West Houston RWA Fee: $25 WHRWA members; $35 all others Deadline: October 4, 2015 Eligibility: unpublished in the category entered. Entry: First 5600 words, no synopsis. Judges: Published or PRO authors who give positive, helpful feedback. Categories & Final Judges: Contemporary (Long) – Agent Stephany Evans, FinePrint Literary Management, and Editor Tara Gavin, Executive Editor, Kensington Books; Contemporary (Short) – Agent Jess Dallow, New Leaf Literary & Media, Inc., and Editor Elle Keck, Editorial Assistant, HarperCollins/Avon; Fantasy, Futuristic, and Paranormal – Agent Nalini Akolekar, Spencerhill Associates, and Editor Allison Carroll, Associate Editor, HQN, Harlequin Enterprises; Historical Romance – Agent Marisa Corvisiero, Corvisiero Literary Agency, and Editor Tara Gelsomino, Executive Editor, Crimson Romance; Romantic Suspense – Agent Shira Hoffman, McIntosh & Otis, Inc., and Editor Kristin Sevick, Senior Editor, Tor/Forge (Macmillan); Young Adult – Agent Laura Bradford, Bradford Literary Agency, and Editor Alex Sehulster, Editorial Assistant, St. Martin's Press. Top Prize: Pin and Certificate for winner, $100 Best of the Best Prize. FMI: Emily.contest@whrwa.com or http://whrwa.com/emily/.

Thoughts on RWA 2015

August 24th, 2015|Comments Off on Thoughts on RWA 2015

I attended several great sessions while at RWA in New York. Over the past weekend, I went through all the notes taken and parsed out a few key points. If you follow on Twitter, I'll be sharing these over the next few days/weeks in the hopes of providing a little post-conference inspiration. I am also going to list a few tidbits here. This is just a bulleted list, nothing fancy, because I want to share the information but am rushed to finish the current project. I hope you'll find this helpful: From Lisa Cafferty and Marie Force: Marie is a full time, very successful writer with 25 employees. Think like a business person at all times. If you don't manage your revenue, you are putting money in front of a window with a fan. Keep communication moving, make it easy for people to get your books. Never, ever post political [...]

Love Me, The Series is now available for Pre Order!

August 20th, 2015|Comments Off on Love Me, The Series is now available for Pre Order!

How exciting to announce my very first SERIES! All three books, starting with Text Me will release on September 21st! The really GREAT thing - it's incredibly low priced (under a dollar) right now. You can reserve your copy on Amazon by clicking on the image below or using the following link: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B0141KWHUA I hope you love it!

Sophie’s List of Achievements in Numbers Never Lie:

August 10th, 2015|Comments Off on Sophie’s List of Achievements in Numbers Never Lie:

What would you do if you suspected someone you worked with was committing fraud and setting you up to take the fall? Sophie Henderson's got it covered. My debut novel has been re-released by Amazon for all you Romantic Suspense Lovers. My heroine, Sophie is a smart, tough girl. Look at all she's done: Report a multi-million dollar fraud scheme Become the lead suspect in said scheme Get chased by the scariest bad guy ever Also get chased by the hottest good guy ever (who might be the bad guy?) Oh, throw in a stalker for good measure, might as well And hot romance in the hill country of Texas Numbers Never Lie-Amazon top rated romantic suspense from 2013. Click on the link or image below to learn more: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B012E7RHWU  

Sophie's List of Achievements in Numbers Never Lie:

August 10th, 2015|Comments Off on Sophie's List of Achievements in Numbers Never Lie:

What would you do if you suspected someone you worked with was committing fraud and setting you up to take the fall? Sophie Henderson's got it covered. My debut novel has been re-released by Amazon for all you Romantic Suspense Lovers. My heroine, Sophie is a smart, tough girl. Look at all she's done: Report a multi-million dollar fraud scheme Become the lead suspect in said scheme Get chased by the scariest bad guy ever Also get chased by the hottest good guy ever (who might be the bad guy?) Oh, throw in a stalker for good measure, might as well And hot romance in the hill country of Texas Numbers Never Lie-Amazon top rated romantic suspense from 2013. Click on the link or image below to learn more: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B012E7RHWU  

Numbers Never Lie…my first…

August 7th, 2015|Comments Off on Numbers Never Lie…my first…

My debut novel, Numbers Never Lie, was picked up by Amazon and has been re-released. This book made it to #3 on the romantic suspense bestseller list when it first debuted. Please help me spread the word - it's a great story about a woman who discovers fraud in her workplace and suddenly becomes the target for all sorts of danger. http://www.amazon.com/dp/B012E7RHWU

All Bundled Up….Just Received The Blanket.

August 3rd, 2015|Comments Off on All Bundled Up….Just Received The Blanket.

Happy Monday! Well life certainly has sizzled this summer so the thought of covering up isn't fun - but in this case I think I'll manage. Why? Keep reading... I've been so lucky - traveled to so many places, met tons of wonderful people, and once in a while, good book news just ices the cake! I am excited to announce that Crimson Romance has bundled together all three books in my latest series and will be releasing the entire series on September 21st. Here's a sneak preview of the cover...who wouldn't want to bundle up like this?

FOR THOSE WHO ATTENDED RWA NATIONALS IN NEW YORK….PLEASE SHARE:

July 29th, 2015|Comments Off on FOR THOSE WHO ATTENDED RWA NATIONALS IN NEW YORK….PLEASE SHARE:

Last week, I was in the Big Apple along with 4000 of my closest friends attending the RWA National Convention. It was wonderful and intimidating. One would think that I'd have no problem with city congestion. After all, I live and work in Houston. Right? Wrong. There is an electric buzz in New York that permeates the city - night and day. Activities abound no matter where you choose to plant your weary feet. Houston is only buzzing during the business hours and sometimes the party hours of the weekend. In New York, it's non-stop. The conference was fabulous-and an opportunity to see some of my writer friends and colleagues that I rarely meet (only at these conventions) -- my writer family so-to-speak. This year, I had a different agenda than in years past. The last couple of years, I was focused on pitching my latest effort to publishers, agents, [...]

Romancing The URL Contest for Websites

May 15th, 2015|Comments Off on Romancing The URL Contest for Websites

Dub.Dub.Dub.You.Com West Houston RWA is  hosting a contest this month for authors to strut their stuff, er, site. It's a great opportunity to promote your website and increase traffic to your work. Take a look: http://whrwa.com/romancing-the-url-contest/

Upcoming Author Schedule

May 11th, 2015|Comments Off on Upcoming Author Schedule

May 5/15/15 – FAKING IT – Leah Marie Brown (Contemporary) 5/17/15 – THE LIST – Kate Mary (Contemporary) 5/26/14 – A KISS FOR LADY MARY – Ella Quinn (Historical) 5/27/14 - BRING IT ON - Shelley K. Wall (Contemporary) June 6/1/15 - NEVERWYLDE (The Rim of the World, Book 1) by Linda Mooney 6/9/15 – ONLY MARRIAGE WILL DO – Jenna Jaxon  6/22/15 – HIS COUNTRY BRIDE - Debra Holt 6/23/15 – WICKED RIDE by Rebecca Zanetti (Paranormal) 6/24/15 – DRESSED TO KILL by Lynn Cahoon (Cozy Mystery) 6/25/15 - BACHELORETTE FOR SALE by Gail Chianese (Contemporary Romance) 6/26/15 - CAUGHT by Rhonda Shaw (Sports/Contemporary Romance) July 7/7/15 – EVERY STEP SHE TAKES by Jannine Gallant (Contemporary/Romantic Suspense) 7/12/15 – FORWARD PASS by Desiree Holt (Contemporary/Sports Romance) 7/21/15 – WELCOME TO FAT CHANCE, TEXAS by Celia Bonaduce (Contemporary/Western Romance) 7/25/15 – LADY BEREFORD’S LOVER by Ella Quinn (Historical)

A Website Contest for Writers…

April 9th, 2015|Comments Off on A Website Contest for Writers…

West Houston RWA has a new contest for authors to spotlight their website and gain exposure in the process! Read the details and I hope you participate! This is our inaugural year. Please spread the word and help us get off to a good start. Details: http://whrwa.com/romancing-the-url-contest/841-2/  

Houston Writers Guild Mini Workshop this weekend…get prepared to Pitch your book.

March 27th, 2015|Comments Off on Houston Writers Guild Mini Workshop this weekend…get prepared to Pitch your book.

Happy Friday!     I hope you're getting the beautiful sunshine we have here in Texas. This weekend I'll be conducting a short session on Pitching Your Manuscript to Agents and Editors...several other authors will also be presenting and I hope you'll join us. Here's a link to the information: http://houstonwritersguild.org/  

Thank you Reviewers for making my Monday…

March 23rd, 2015|Comments Off on Thank you Reviewers for making my Monday…

Today is Monday. I am not a huge fan of Mondays because my weekends are normally spent in wonderful activities with my family. Weekends are awesome. Then comes Monday - the day we all have to go back to our "business". As a writer that means taking the short commute to my office and getting words on the page. For the rest of my family it means forging out into the exciting world of business or school. I miss that. I don't miss dealing with employee conflicts and stressful deadlines with depleting budgets but I do miss getting a few words of encouragement or acknowledgement periodically from coworkers. I also miss knowing that what I've done made a difference in a small way. And sometimes I just miss the noise and camaraderie of being a part of something big alongside other people. The solitude of being an author is difficult at times. Every author [...]

Giving stuff away again!

March 7th, 2015|Comments Off on Giving stuff away again!

In honor of the release of Need Me on March 9th, I have a Goodreads Giveaway that ends on the 10th. Please take your shot at getting TWO signed books. The giveaway shows the cover for Find Me but I am actually giving away both Find Me and Text Me as a bundle to five lucky winners: Goodreads Book Giveaway Find Me by Shelley K. Wall Giveaway ends March 10, 2015. See the giveaway details at Goodreads. Enter to win

Houston Author Bash This Weekend! This is a huge event.

February 26th, 2015|Comments Off on Houston Author Bash This Weekend! This is a huge event.

I will be signing all my releases at the Houston Authors Bash this weekend. Please come in and say hello. Look at the long list of wonderful authors participating!

Dear Writer: Show Your Uglies please…

February 23rd, 2015|Comments Off on Dear Writer: Show Your Uglies please…

I know, I know. You’ve been taught all your life to keep those hidden right? I’m talking about that part of you that sane people wouldn’t like. Your anger, your sadness, your weird ticks, your—paranoia. People won’t like them. They’ll think you weird. You can’t write about that. Wrong. The very best of books have characters with really strong uglies – think Gone Girl. The book was brilliant. Why? Because she reached very deep within her mind and chose to expose a very sinister thought or idea in words. She didn’t stick to the mainstream ideas that appease our sense of modesty, or social correctness. Don’t get me wrong here…writing an ugly thought doesn’t mean you are that kind of person. Nope. Not even close. Everyone, and I mean EVERYONE gets angry, gets sad, thinks morbid thoughts, or obsesses about something ridiculous. Those are human traits and often, a highly intelligent [...]

Woo Hoo! NEED ME is now available for Pre-Order

February 17th, 2015|Comments Off on Woo Hoo! NEED ME is now available for Pre-Order

My third book in the series is now available: http://amzn.to/1MtVh1D This is Caroline and Roger's story. I love Caroline - she's tough and snappy with a penchant for challenges and wild clothing. Roger? Just the opposite. These two are wonderful together . But there's more...this is also the first book my husband has modelled for the cover on...it's fabulous! And so is he! Get your copy today in eBook!

Katy Budget Books Rocks!

February 16th, 2015|Comments Off on Katy Budget Books Rocks!

Saturday, February 14th, I spent a few hours at Katy Budget Books for a book signing with my friends and fellow writers, Linda Fagala and Karen Pugh. This was my first time to sign at that venue and it was absolutely one of the nicest facilities and warmest groups I've worked with. They had a lively flow of customers all day and treated me so nicely! Thanks so much KBB! You ROCK!

Upcoming Events

February 11th, 2015|Comments Off on Upcoming Events

Signings and Other Appearances:  If you aren't booked up for Valentine's Day...I am joining my friends, Linda Fagala and Karen Pugh to sign our latest books at Katy Budget Books on Feb 14th from 1pm to 4pm. Address: 2450 Fry Rd. Houston, TX Have plans for Valentines? Then come out to Houston Authors Bash on Feb. 28th between 10am and 4pm. I will be joining fifty plus authors as we sign books, speak, and give away books and other treats. More information: http://bit.ly/1yI29TI Houston Writers Guild I'm speaking at two upcoming events for the Houston Writers Guild. Hope to see you there! http://houstonwritersguild.org/  

Check this cover…

January 29th, 2015|Comments Off on Check this cover…

This is the cover for Need Me, the third book in my latest Crimson Series: The book will be released in March. Isn't it awesome? My husband wishes I'd quite taking pictures of him when he's not ready. He wanted to flex for it. Need Me Cover

Giving away a Two-Fer on Goodreads…Find Me AND Text Me:

January 19th, 2015|Comments Off on Giving away a Two-Fer on Goodreads…Find Me AND Text Me:

Goodreads Book Giveaway Find Me by Shelley K. Wall Giveaway ends March 10, 2015. See the giveaway details at Goodreads. Enter to win

Ah, bring on the sunshine…

January 15th, 2015|Comments Off on Ah, bring on the sunshine…

Guess which book I'm working on now? Grin. CABANA BOY!

Holy Listo-fantasy!

January 11th, 2015|Comments Off on Holy Listo-fantasy!

Oh my Gosh. I've been completely immersed in my latest revisions on the current manuscript and had no idea that Text Me made it onto the Goodreads 2014 Contemporary Romance list! Check this out...It's number 75 out of 570 books! Thank you for all the votes. I feel incredibly blessed today! Take a look at the reviews: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/22583194-text-me

Want a copy of Text Me?

December 27th, 2014|Comments Off on Want a copy of Text Me?

Goodreads Book Giveaway Text Me by Shelley K. Wall Giveaway ends January 01, 2015. See the giveaway details at Goodreads. Enter to win

Find Me is out in eBook!

November 17th, 2014|Comments Off on Find Me is out in eBook!

Find Me was released today! This is the follow up to Text Me -- Jackson's story. You'll find out what he and Amanda were really doing while Carter and Abby were in their secret texting relationship! http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00OVDMFLO

Come see me on Dec 6th in Katy, Texas!!!

November 10th, 2014|Comments Off on Come see me on Dec 6th in Katy, Texas!!!

I will be reading from Text Me at the following event, 2:30pm, and signing books. Hope to see you there! CELEBRATE LOCAL AUTHORS   Come meet three dozen local authors and representatives of writing groups. Listen to readings! Purchase books and get them signed!   Maud Marks Library 1815 Westgreen Blvd., Katy, TX Saturday, December 6 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM SCHEDULE 1:00 PM – 1:30 PM Meeting Room Meet and greet authors of children’s and adult books. Light refreshments will be served. 1:30 PM – 5:00 PM Library          Excerpts from a variety of genres will be read by more than two dozen authors. Meeting Room             Books written by local authors will be available for purchase.             Buy signed copies for yourself or as a gift for someone special.