Friday, April 15, 2016
I was surprised to see that the audio version of HOOKED ON MURDER is out. It seems like just a few weeks ago that I was okaying the copy art. I guess it doesn’t take that long to get it all together. I haven’t gotten my author copies yet, so the only option to hear what it was like was to listen to the sample on Amazon. I kept putting it off, not sure how I would react. I finally got up my courage and listened today. It was an interesting experience. Kind of like somebody had stepped into my imagination and was reading my thoughts out loud. Luckily, it won’t be such a personal experience for readers.
I have gotten requests from readers for an audio version of my books for a long time. Since a lot of my readers are also yarn crafters, they wanted to be able to listen and crochet or knit.
I have been in Chicago all week and watched as spring finally crept in. Though it has mostly been nose to the grindstone. SEAMS LIKE MURDER comes out in a couple of weeks and I am doing catch up in the promotion department.
I spent the time I had set aside to work on updating, trying to figure out if I did have an account attached to a different email. When I’d gotten an email to each of the five email accounts I have telling me that there was no Goodreads account attached to it, I figured I really didn’t have an author account. Then came the convoluted route of trying to contact Goodreads and explain the situation.
Surprise to surprise, after getting an email saying it could take days to deal with my request, I heard from Arturo. He found my records and I don’t have an author account, but he offered to help me set it up. The only problem was that by the time I found his email on my many accounts, it was too late in the day for him to know that I’d accepted his offer. But I’m on the right track.
I’m also getting everything together to update my website which includes photos of the crochet project in the book. I usually use a dress form, but since I’m here and the dress form isn’t, I had to use my doll model.
How can it be that my time here is almost over? There was so much more I thought I would get done.
If you want to hear what HOOKED ON MURDER sounds like here is the link.