I just got a lovely message from a reader telling me how much she enjoyed books 1, 2, and 4 of my series, but that the site where she was reading them doesn't have book 3. This set off warning bells for me, and I asked her to share the name of the site, which turned out to be a pirate site.
Now here's the thing... It's not obvious that it's a pirate site. It's a place (sort of like Wattpad, but not Wattpad) where people can post their writing. Someone posted my books there
Twenty years ago today, I married Mr. Wylde. During that time we've had ups and downs, and I'm very proud to say that I haven't smothered him in his sleep yet and he hasn't strangled me, either. We're gonna call that a win ;)
One of my readers just asked about book signing etiquette, and I think the answer is important enough that I want all of you to read it. YOU ARE NOT REQUIRED TO BUY A BOOK WHEN YOU GO TO A MASS BOOK SIGNING OR AUTHOR EVENT. Lots of people don't buy a book from every author at such events... or any books at all! It can cost a lot of money to attend, and the goal is to meet the authors and perhaps get a signature or a picture. Do they like it when you buy books? OF COURSE. They
I have to tell you the conversation I had with Mr. Wylde today. Now, this story needs to be prefaced with the fact that Mr. Wylde has two cars, a truck and two trailers, all of them older than dirt (these are not what I drive - this is just his private fleet he's amassed for reasons I cannot begin to explain). We decided to get rid of the truck two years ago. It's a 1972 Ford that belonged to my great grandparents, and has lived with various family members over the years, but