How To Escape The Slush Pile In Ten pages Or Less

Hey everyone! I want to chat today about something we don’t discuss much, but is super important for those looking to get published. It’s also the number one thing mistake I see self published authors make. I’m talking about the … Continue reading

The Gilded Cage *Release Day*

    Gilded Cage The Canary Club Novelettes, Book 1 Author: Sherry D. Ficklin Published: December 1st 2016 Publisher: Spark Serials Genre: YA/Historical/Romance The Canary Club series consists of three novelettes which together form a stunning prequel to the full length novel, The … Continue reading

The Gilded Cage Playlist

It’s always interesting to me to see just what types of songs can inspire a scene or novel. The Canary Club books have been an electrifying mix of traditional Jazz and possibly my new favorite thing ever, Electro Swing. Here … Continue reading

How To Get Asked Back To Book Signings~ Video

Hey, guys and gals! I had an absolute BLAST this weekend over at Reading Transforms talking about book signings, etiquette and how to get asked back time and again. If you missed the live show, you can watch it here! … Continue reading

My Green Light: A Love Affair With The Roaring Twenties

Confession time: I never read The Great Gatsby in High School. I preferred darker fare in those days, Stephen King and Clive Barker, even the taboo erotic VC Andrews novels were more my speed. Not until I was in my … Continue reading