A Book Cover Photo Shoot

A Book Cover Photo Shoot

Have you ever wondered what goes into the making of a book cover? Join me and a few friends at the photo shoot for the cover of my upcoming novella, Something New!     Learn more about the story here, and the Kindle pre-order price is just $1.99!...
Video Q&A with Joanne (and a Giveaway!)

Video Q&A with Joanne (and a Giveaway!)

Happy Thursday, all! As promised, here is that *slightly-belated-but-finally-here* author chat of bookish news, research tidbits, and a few writerly confessions. 😉  I had SO much fun answering your questions and thanks to all of you who weighed in with those. As part...

Vlog: Caring about Characters in Fiction

Welcome to another vlog! After reading Love’s Reckoning by Laura Frantz, I wanted to talk about characters and what makes a book memorable to you. I would love to chat in the comments, so please feel free to weigh in with your thoughts! After playing this back,...

3 Fun Facts with Joanne

Here’s a 5 min video where I share 3 fun facts about writing, romance and bluegrass! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MmSvWU55yYI I have no idea how to edit out my bloopers so you get it all :] The video maker and I were not getting along and I am...