Monday, October 14, 2013

Contest News! And a new Cover!

Amidst the thrill of notifying winners for our First Coast Romance Writers unpublished Beacon contest, I got some great news myself.

Hot Water won the 2013 Show Me Your Cover Contest for Sunshine State Romance Authors in Romantic Suspense. I'm thrilled about the acknowledgement as I always thought I had a darn good cover.

And more good news came in my email today. Hot Water (the book, not the cover) is a finalist in the EPIC competition. Yay!

I had to blow the dust off my blog settings and kick the tires because it's been awhile since I've visited this place. I've been so busy writing and promoting my two summer releases that I haven't had much time to blog. This week marks the last stop on my blog tour for Dime If I Know. I don't know who is happier, me or the book's characters, who can finally stop getting gussied up and trotting out on command.

While I'm here, I want to acknowledge Laideebug Digital who brought my website into the new millenium by making it user friendly. I've made a mess of it a few times already, and Dee has graciously bailed me out, but I was able to post my contest win tonight, on the actual night I got the news. That's worth a lot to me! For readers and fans, the website should look very similar; it's the behind the curtains part that got rewired.

Good things come in threes. I want to show off my new cover for my first ever paranormal mystery, Gone and Done It, which will come out next May. I have a reading snip on my website it you'd like to have a peek.

Every month from the 4 through the 18, Booklover's Bench, where I'm a founding member, holds a giveaway of a $25 gift card and various ebooks. Be sure to check the site frequently to enter. You have a few more days this month to add your name into the pot.

That's about it for today. Thanks for swinging by to share in my good news!

Catch you later,

Maggie Toussaint