we are into a new year and I’m still scratching my head over all the
things I didn’t accomplish last year. So I’m going to view this month
as ‘fresh start’ month and move on. There’s lots of things on the
planning board and I hope you’ll join in the fun.
First, a street team. That’s right, you heard it here. Working on
the details now, but know there will be special prizes that members only
will have a chance to win.
Along with new books scheduled for my publishers, I’m self-publishing
several re-releases. Of course, since some are older and I’ve learned
more about the craft of writing (I hope), they need to be re-visited,
tweaked and possibly some rewrites. That then leads to new edits. Have
an editor tapping her red liner impatiently as I write this. Fingers
crossed for a March release, or re-release as this will be. Can you say
Hot? Yep, a Contemporary Romance that sizzles…in between the laughs of
And I have a column debuting at Night Owl Reviews Newsletter this
month! Behind the Scenes will focus on various individuals in the
publishing world other than authors. The kick-off will feature a
publisher of not one, but three publishing houses. Any guesses?
By Lizzie T. Leaf
Will family secrets let her find love with a guy that cats around?
Sharla Gomez’s dream encounter with the man she’s lusted over for months
turned into rain-soaked nightmare. Her hopes of love and passion have
gone to the dogs. Being a shifter is hell, especially when you’re a
Pug/Chihuahua mix, or as some call the breed, a Chug. Even dogs don’t
want to be told they’re so ugly they’re cute?
Dorsey Smith wants to get to know the exotic number-cruncher in charge
of the strip club’s books. Just his luck she disappeared before he could
ask her out for coffee. Instead of taking home the woman he lusts for,
he takes home the small, drenched dog shivering in the rain. When he
discovers the animal missing the next morning and he senses magic in the
air. Has his safe haven been discovered and will his secrets be
Can two people with deep secrets discover the truth about each other and
still find love. Or will the secrets and the evil lurking drive them
apart? http://musapublishing.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=37_39&products_id=411 http://www.amazon.com/DEAD-Hot-Series-ebook/dp/B009XE38HQ/ref=sr_1_4?ie=UTF8&qid=1357156565&sr=8-4&keywords=lizzie+t.+leaf
blog has a new direction too, plus the chance to win…do you
believe…books! These are books I’ve read and want to introduce the
authors to readers. http://lizzietleaf.blogspot.com/
Want to win a Nook reader? Then follow my blog http://lizzietleaf.blogspot.com/ and email me your answer to the Nook Question of the Week. Kick off will be January 7th. A Nook question will be asked on Monday and Wednesday regarding something in the prior Monday or Wednesday post through February 13th.
The winner will be announced on Monday, February 18th. You must be a
follower to Lizzie’s World and Beyond to qualify for the drawing.
Where Lizzie Will be in January
addition to all the above, to get you in the grove here’s a couple of
places I’ll be this month. Definitely come by and say ‘hi,’ and feel
free to bring friends
January 11th --- 8-10 p.m. EST. Join me and some of my friends at TalkingTwolips Yahoogroup http://groups.yahoo.com/group/TalkingTwoLips/
January 23rd – 11a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lizzie’s Tea RoomYahoo Group.
I’ll be hanging out with friends and you never know what will happen. http://groups.yahoo.com/group/LizziesTeaRoom/
And since my in person signing is early February, I’ll share now. I’ll be at Barnes and Noble, 701 E. 120th Avenue Thornton, CO on February 9th with my friends M.L. Guida, Lynda Hilburn and award winning Melissa Mayhue.
Here’s to a safe, happy year to each and every one of us! See you next month with more news.