Question of the Day: Where is Black Diamonds?


ImageTo answer the question, Black Diamonds is only halfway written. When I mean, halfway, literally halfway, I’m on Chapter 13, which is halfway through the book. I expected to have the book released this month, however, that is obviously, not going to happen. The only thing I can guarantee is that the book will be released this year. Thanks so much Diamonds for everything! *Razzle~Dazzle*

Check out a Sneak Peek of Black Diamonds on Amazon’s Kindle!


blackdiamonds5 copy A sneak peek at the first seven chapters of Black Diamonds, Part IV of The Diamond Collection is currently available exclusively on Amazon’s Kindle. The preview is currently priced at .99 but will become free for 5 days starting 12:00am on Tuesday, July 16, 2013 Pacific Standard Time and will end 11:59pm on Saturday, July 20, 2013.

Please click on the official book cover to your left to be directed to Amazon’s Kindle.

Disclaimer: This is a rough draft of the first seven chapters of the novel. These chapters have not been professionally edited and may be altered or deleted in the final version of the novel.

Where Is The Black Diamonds Preview?


So I have just completed the second cover concept of Black Diamonds, which I am feeling 100% about. As soon as the final cover is completed, I will be posting a special preview exclusively on Amazon’s Kindle for Part IV of The Diamond Collection. The plan is to have this special preview be free for five days. The anticipated release date of the novel will be December of 2013 or January of 2014.

As always, in the words of Lil’ Wayne, Sorry 4 the Wait!

What Is This Chick Doing?


Well, well, well, I know it’s been a while since I’ve posted on my blog so I decided to drop a little note about what I have been up to. Well, I’m currently working on the book cover for Black Diamonds. I had announced plans to release a sneak preview of the book in June, which is still my plan as soon as I am able to come up with a cover concept I like. It’s one of the things I keep working on until I get the “feeling,” that the cover is indeed done. So why it may appear that I’ve gone ghost, I really am seriously sitting behind a laptop, browsing Istock and playing around in Photoshop. Hopefully, I can come up with something soon because I’m anxious to get feedback on what I have cooking for your favorite residents of Brookstone. In addition, I still have book signings coming up. Until the sneak preview is available, Razzle Dazzle.

Radio Interview Alert: Let’s Talk Too!


Join me as I chat with fellow author, Sharnel Williams, author of What Do A Mother Do? The Shakil Williams Story! and host of Let’s Talk Too! The show will air on Thursday, May 30, 2013 from 6:30-7:00pm EST. You can call in to listen to the interview at (347) 215-9970 or stream the show online at www.blogtalkradio.com/authorsharnel. Happy Listening! *Razzle~Dazzle*

The Diamond Experience Tour Stop #2: Barnyard Market


Market, market, market…no matter how big or small! The only way to get your name out there is to promote yourself and plant your seeds! Join me on tour stop #2 at The Barnyard Market on Saturday, May 25, 2013 from 9am-12pm, located at 3674 Highway 51, Fort Mill, SC. I will be selling copies of Diamonds in the Rough, Diamonds Are Forever and The Ace of Diamonds. Payment options: Cash, Credit and Check. *Razzle~Dazzle*

Author Conversations with Vogue #KontrolReads


kontrollogoFor many of you who followed my blog on Facebook entitled The Morning Talk, you probably remembered me referencing Kontrol Magazine a lot. I visit the site on a daily basis to get the latest in entertainment, interviews, beauty tips, etc.! So imagine the excitement to finally be featured on the site! Check out my interview with Kontrol Mag by clicking the Kontrol logo! Happy Reading!

Did You Miss My Interview on Conversations Live! Check it out here!


aceofdiamondsfinal copy So if you missed my interview with Cyrus Webb on Conversations Live! Tuesday night, don’t worry! You can listen to the podcast by clicking the book cover for The Ace of Diamonds to your left! Enjoy and Happy Listening!

Radio Interview Alert with Conversations LIVE Radio!


Tune in to Conversations LIVE! Radio on Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at 8:30pm EST as I discuss The Diamond Collection and much more! To listen in, simply visit www.blogtalkradio.com/conversationslive. You can also call in at 347-426-3645.

The Diamond Experience Tour Stop #1: Bronx Literary Festival


bxlitfestlogo2The first stop on The Diamond Experience tour is the 1st Annual Bronx Literary Festival in Bronx, NY. The event will take place on Saturday, May 18, 2013 from 11am-5pm at the Bronx Library Center, 310 East Kingsbridge Rd. Copies of Diamonds in the Rough, Diamonds are Forever, and The Ace of Diamonds, all by Vogue, will be available. Please reference the banner below for more information.

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Blurb Blitz Tour Stop #10 @ The Muse Unleashed


I honestly can’t believe we’re here already. The end of another tour in support of the release of The Ace of Diamonds. Well, just because this tour ends, doesn’t mean touring is over! Up next, my actual book tour! I will be hitting New York and various cities in North and South Carolina from May until September. Then, it is back to writing for book number four, Black Diamonds! Thank you to everyone who has supported the tour! Click the banner to visit one of today’s tour stops! Remember to comment and earn an entry into the giveaway to win a $50 gift card to Kay Jewelers. *Razzle~Dazzle*
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Blurb Blitz Tour Stop #4 @ Andi’s Book Reviews


Today, I’m stopping through at Andi’s Book Reviews to drop off a blurb and excerpt of The Ace of Diamonds. Come chat for a minute or two! Today I’m asking for all visitors to leave the name of their favorite character from a book as well as the name of the person who they believe could play the character in a movie. Leave a comment and automatically enter into a giveaway to win a $50 gift card to Kay Jewelers! *Razzle~Dazzle*

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