I can feel it in the air…fall is coming. I don’t know what it is, because it can still be hot and muggy, but it seems as if I feel that subtle change. My favorite time of year–apples, pumpkins, fireplaces, brilliant cool days and candles is on the horizon. Yay!
It’s been a whirlwind, but productive summer. “Conference season” kept me busy, starting with RT, then Lori Foster’s event, then RWA. I had six writing deadlines from spring to fall, and I’ve hit five of them, so I’m feeling pretty good about that.
The news on the emarket front and an increase in my ebook sales has really got me happy. How many of you got ereaders this summer? I saw this interesting article in USA Today yesterday, where Jeff Bezos says sales of Kindle books at Amazon will outsell paperbacks in a predicted 9-12 months. (Kindle sales already has outstripped hard back books). If you’d like to see the Bezos interview, it’s here.
I’m starting to get excited about promotion for EXPLOSIVE, my new release from Berkley Heat out December 7. I’m trying to come up with some fun promo stuff for readers. Do you follow me on Twitter or belong to my yahoo chat group, Total Exposure? If not, find the links below under Beth’s Stuff to join. I’m thinking of doing some fun contests, etc. through those channels starting this fall.
I did have one guilty read that I just loved recently: the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series. I’m a real sucker for YA, and this one was just so, so much fun. Rick Riordan is a high school English teacher, I believe, and he made the ancient Greek world come to life in the modern day for his books. He really gets teenagers. Very funny and very fun.
I hope you all enjoy your weekend, and happy reading!