Here’s the new cover for My Darkest Passion. This brings the cover in line with the new look for the series. Woo-hoo! I’ve loaded updated files everywhere.
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Carolyn Crane said we should enter The Carolyn because we are both named Carolyn. Well, I entered My Darkest Passion and it’s a finalist! That is very gratifying and exciting news. Ms. Crane did not enter, which is a shame. She ought to have. Her books are wonderful.
Dear Author is giving away 20 copies of My Darkest Passion, print or digital (your choice).
Check out the other awesome author giveaways, too. AND one for a gift card from DA.
- The Best Man by Ana Blaze (wedding!)
- Fireheart by Giulietta M Spudich (dragon!!)
For my book, international OK.
Spread the word and good luck!
The print version of My Darkest Passion is now available
Yay! At last, the print version is ready and available. Click here to get your copy.
What’s that? You’d like a signed copy? I can do that!
There’s a couple of ways to achieve this worthy goal.
1. You could buy the book and then mail it to me with a SASE at this address:
PO Box 750431
Petaluma CA 94975-0431
2. You can buy the book from my website, and I will send you a signed copy. If you buy it from me, I will, if you’d like, send you a free digital version. The details are at the link below. For now I’m not charging shipping. (This may change.)
To order your signed copy, click here
3. You could wait until you meet me someplace where one of us has the book you’d like signed.
If you have a review blog or are active on Goodreads and the like, and you’d like a review copy of My Darkest Passion, please contact me either through my website or via email at carolyn AT carolynjewel DOT com.
You would be agreeing to review the book. That means you’d have to read the book, and then write a blog post or review where you give your honest opinion of the book.
I’ve uploaded My Darkest Passion to:
Smashwords and ARE are next, then the print version.
It’ll be a couple of days before the files are actually on sale, and, naturally, I am now wracked with nerves that I uploaded the wrong file or missed some major formatting problems, or that the book just isn’t any good.
Down To The WireThis is a screenshot from my iPad where I do my first round of proofreading before I start preparing the different file versions for an eBook.
BookProofer makes it really fast and easy to make corrections, and I find that reading through on the iPad helps me find html errors as well as typos and other issues. No matter how meticulous I think I’ve been, there are ALWAYS errors, and I usually say, more than once, “How did I miss THAT?”
This file isn’t (yet) customized for various devices, though it will be the baseline for the Apple version. Right now, I’m just finding file-specific errors. When that’s done, I’ll start viewing on many other devices and tweaking as much as possible.
My copy-editor has it, and she anticipates having it back to me by April 12.
So… we’re getting down to the wire!
I have just sent the revision MS for My Darkest Passion to my copy editor. I expect that will take a couple of weeks. But after that, more or less, it’s a matter of file preparation.
Thank you to every one who’s written to ask when the book will be out. The answer is soon! Really soon!
After this, I can say that I will be better about my estimates. This is the first novel that’s not backlist and because of that, people like editors and copy-editors are essential.
So, again,. SOON! REALLY SOON!