My giveaway was inundated with bots, but I spent over an hour weeding them out and then generated a winner. They chose the gift card, and it's sent and received! I'm going to have to think of a different way to do this for the future. Congratulates to Amber P.! Graphic by Midjourney AI.
So I'm doing a giveaway for my niche market in their facebook group, and it was going along nicely. Then in a matter of two hours I went from ~100 entries to over 3000, all of the unconfirmed emails that end in icloud with EXACTLY 27 items done off of the way to get extra … Continue reading Bots Crashed My Giveaway
So, I'm using ElevenLabs and a training of my voice to turn Orphan Lost into an audiobook. I tested this for them before, and now I tried their project function which was... a disaster with strange mispronunciations and all sorts of weird. So, now I'm doing it the hard way by hand, but it's coming … Continue reading Turning Orphan Lost into an Audiobook
I'm participating (AGAIN!) in NaNoWriMo, and I'm running a little behind, but not more than two day's words or so. This is my 13th NaNoWriMo, believe it or not, and I've only lost 2 since I started. What am I writing? Captured Pawn! Why am I behind? My outline wasn't good enough! Do I think … Continue reading A Little Behind on NaNoWriMo
I'd like to do some Facebook advertising for my books, and while the course advises using AI art, I'm uncomfortable with that. So I used AI art to get the pieces I needed to put together so I could do my own art pieces with the AI art as reference. I used alcohol markers and … Continue reading Doing Artwork for Advertising
Orphan Lost is due to Amazon RIGHT NOW. Busy, busy, busy, on the back end. The book in question.
Today is my personal deadline for turning in Orphan Lost on time! I'm busy, busy, busy in the background. Seven days until release! Fluff posts this week! The book in question is available for preorder here.
She's forgotten them, but they haven't forgotten herStella married four fae boys as a child, thinking only to solve their arranged marriage issue, and then moved away, a military brat to the core.Now, dropped off in a small town by the orphan bus with other military orphans, she finds them again. Only, she doesn't remember … Continue reading Count Down to ‘Orphan Lost’ Release!
My beta reader came back with some things that absolutely HAD to be fixed, so I pulled Orphan Lost from the proofreader and spent several days with my most awesomest of PAs frantically editing. We added a total of 8,600 words to the manuscript. We changed the heat so it is now 🌶️🌶️ out of … Continue reading Last Minute Edits
If you want to listen to my audiobook, I've updated with the next chapter on YouTube. You can find it here.