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Mesa Arts Center 2016 Season Kick-off

Author Laura Ellen will be meeting and greeting readers at the Mesa Arts Center 2016 Season Kick-off on Friday, September 9th from 6-10 pm. There will be fun for everyone with performances, art, and food! This year’s theme is ‘Between the Lines‘, and Laura Ellen will be there along with fellow Arizona authors Sharon Skinner, […]

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2017 INTERNATIONAL THRILLER AWARDS

Submissions for the 2017 International Thriller Awards are now being accepted!   Did you publish a thriller this year or know an author who did? International Thriller Writers has opened submissions for the 2017 International Thriller Awards! Novels first published in the English language by an ITW Recognized Publisher or from an ITW Active Member […]

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What’s New?: Houston BookRave and Sleuthapalooza Giveaway

[FA_Lite id=”1449″] WHAT’S NEW? It has been way too long since I posted on my website — and I really have no excuse except that I’m still learning how to balance writing, marketing, and life! To ease back into it, I thought I’d share what’s new: NEW BOOK: I have been working on a second, stand-alone novel — […]

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To Swag or Not to Swag — THAT is the question!

As I get closer to my book release, my focus is shifting from edits to marketing, and more specifically, swag. Now some of you may be asking: what the heck is swag? Don’t worry, you aren’t alone. Six months ago I thought it was what guys like Mick Jagger have — but no, that is […]

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On Book Trailers

Since I have begun my inquiry into making a book trailer for BLIND SPOT, I thought I’d talk about them a bit. First of all, if you are like my husband, you may not even be aware that there is such a thing — don’t be embarrassed. It’s something relatively new to the book promotional […]

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