Archive for October, 2012

I’ve been getting lots of requests for advanced reading copies of THE RULES, which is so awesome! I’m so glad you guys are excited to read it! :mrgreen:

But because my inbox is sometimes a dense and overgrown tangle where emails occasionally disappear, NEVER TO BE HEARD FROM AGAIN (kidding…sort of!), I wanted to try something new this year.

Hence, the ARC request form! (I’m taking a lesson from the brilliant Victoria Schwab on this one).

Here’s how this works:
–ARCs are available to reviewers, bloggers, booksellers, librarians, teachers, etc.

–If you are one or more of those and you’re interested …

read more

Today, I’m really excited to bring you something very cool—a behind-the-scenes look at the photo shoot for THE RULES cover.

When I was a copywriter and a project manager, I attended a few photo shoots, but they were more product focused. You know, “Check out this breast pump; new and improved with THREE buttons.” Or, “Look at the happy people who are now so much happier because they have the right homeowners’ insurance.” Or whatever.

Those projects weren’t simple by any means, but if you think about it, an image for a book cover has to do so much more. …

read more