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Zoey Matthews, the Undead Ghost, and the Demon are available for pre-order at 


An ancient manuscript. A dead ex. One last chance to take control of her life.

The only plan Zoey Matthews had that day was to take the first step in putting her life together after her h…

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Changing a Book Cover

I've changed the book cover to The Thing Beneath the Stairs

I’ve decided to change the book cover for The Thing Beneath the Stairs. If you see the second book cover, it’s not a new book.

I did this for branding purposes. I want all of my haunted house stories to have the same look. Thi…

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My MystiCon Schedule

I have my schedule for MystiCon. It should be a great weekend! 

MystiCon happens February 28 - March 1 in Roanoke, Virginia.


   --Friday 4PM - New Author Bootcamp

   --Saturday 9AM - Dear Author: Don't Do That

   --Saturday 10AM - Self Publishing: You're Doing it Right!


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I have a new blog address!

Sunday Q&A Vlog - Improving as a writer

Sunday Q&A Vlog - Plotting of flying by the seat of your pants

Sunday Q&A Vlog - How to get published



Making things easier for readers!

I'm changing things up a bit. I'm switching my romance titles from Heather Elizabeth King to Adrienne Kama. One of the things that's important with publishing is branding. Good branding makes it easier for the reader to buy the kind of books they want to read. For instance, if they see the name Heat…

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Changing Gears

I've started on the next Zoe Matthews book and wow, what a change. I finished up the Doomsday edit earlier in the year, wrote Jaden's Joy (I'm not sure yet when I'll be releasing that one), and have started on the next Zoe Matthews book. All three books are completely different, though Doomsday…

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It's Out!!!

It's here! Zoe Matthews, the Undead Ghost, and the Demon is here! I'm so excited.

This book is close to my heart. Well, all of my books are close to my heart, but this one is especially close. It's a mystery, it takes place in my home town, and I was able to incorporate some of my favorite things…

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The Importance of Schedule

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One thing a writer learns immediately upon publication is the importance of keeping a consistent writing schedule. Even before publication it's important to keep a consistent writing schedule. Still, th…

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Back in the Saddle...AGAIN!

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Back in the saddle, as in, I have a book release!!!

I've sold my urban fantasy to Ellora's Cave, the publishing company I released my erotic romance novella, Again, with. A few years ago, EC only published books w…

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The Writing Life (and insight for new authors)

So, I'm into my second day of vacation and loving it! Though, it's odd. I don't feel any great relief being away from my day job. I actually like the people I work with and enjoy my job. But it is nice to not HAVE to be anywhere.

My vacation time isn't  a complete vacation, however. I'll be writ…

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