Final Countdown

In 12 days, Amazon Encore will release my novel worldwide. I keep pinching myself to be sure I’m not dreaming. Not a day goes by that I don’t hear some new, exciting development with my book. Last week I heard that 5 local bookstores in San Diego are reviewing advanced reader copies, and if they like it, they will order some for their stores and consider setting me up for a book signing. 

Yesterday I learned that the PR folks at Amazon produced a 30-second movie trailer to promote my book, and it’s absolutely awesome. I think it redefines “creepy”. Even I got goose bumps. A link to this video is on the upper right hand side of the home page. I’ve watched it a dozen times, and each time I do, I can see how perfectly my novel would adapt to a movie. One can only hope. 

Today I found out that USA Today ran a feature article about Amazon Encore in their LIFE section and they mentioned my book and me. Another Encore author captured the limelight and was interviewed. And they also showed a photo of her book cover. Unfortunately, I played second fiddle. But I’m not complaining. USA Today ain’t exactly a penny saver. 

I’m not sure what tomorrow will bring but I hope the momentum keeps building. This waiting game is pure torture. If only I could sleep for the next 12 days and wake up the day my book is launched. Then again, I might miss out on all the pre-release excitement. Now where did I put that bottle of Grey Goose?



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6 responses to “Final Countdown

  1. poolagirl

    Milagro tequila too, please!

  2. Your sis, Ro

    Ill have a bottle of wine and celebrate with you!

  3. John & Mary Lou

    Great news. We are in snowy North Carolina right now, headed to rainy Florida Monday, but we will continue to spread the word. Talk to you when we get back home. JML

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