Monday, February 24, 2014

Fatefully Yours!

I can't tell you all how excited I am to meet Elizabeth Seckman in person!! Only a month, girl! And to help her with her latest release, I'm honored to give her the spotlight today! Here she is...

Cue Rocky music...Tara and I are in conference training.
You have to start out slowly. Doing the calendar page flips, checking the days against the kiddos' sports and to-do's. Careful! You could get a paper cut if you go too fast before you're in proper shape.

Once you've mastered that wrist action, it's time to exercise that budget because you have hotels to book and swag to buy. Yep, trim that fat, you have readers to bribe impress.

Whew. You're about done! You just have to take a few laps around the internet...spread the word to friends. Talk them into doing the conference marathon with you.

Take a breather, then order yourself a tee, just to show the world you've been there, done that.

Now seriously?

Tara and I are trying our best to spend some time with readers outside of the web. You know, grab the chance to shake some babies and kiss some hands...oh sorry, that's politics!

But still, the idea is the same. Get out and enjoy some face time with readers.

And sadly...conference training is just like everything else...there is work and planning involved.

March 28th- 30th, we will be in Atlanta, Georgia at The Novel Experience Event.

We started our planning last month (well, Tara started planning and sending me reminders of what all I need to you Tara!).

hotel room? check
books? check
swag? ordered cups and pens from Discount Mugs.
poster? Carrie Butler of Forward Authority is on it
tee shirt? check
exchange cell phone numbers with writer buddies? check and double check

I think I am ready.

I am ready, right Tara?

Fate Intended is the third book in the Coulter Men Series.  Trip is the last of the Coulter sons to find love. He’s a handsome man with all the skills a young spy needs to succeed. But when it comes to love, he misses the target. Jane is a sweet beauty who may or may not be wanted for murder. She’s hiding out as a cleaning lady when chance brings her and Trip together. It looks like a happily ever after is in the cross hairs until reality tries to destroy what fate has intended.

Elizabeth Seckman is a simple chick with a simple dream…to write stories people want to read.
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Thanks so much for visiting, Liz!

This conference is going to be a blast! We are ready! Ready, Freddie bo Beddy!
And it's going to be especially awesome to hook up with a bunch of online author friends!
And don't forget to check out this super awesome mega giveaway!


Suzi said...

I haven't heard of the Novel Experience Event. I'll have to go check it out.

Have fun!

Dana said...

Sounds fantastic. Have a great time!

Julie Flanders said...

So excited for you guys with this - no doubt you will have an amazing time.

Unknown said...

I've got a number of conferences and book signings coming up that I need to train for. *grabs running gear*

Alex J. Cavanaugh said...

You two are going to have so much fun. And cause some trouble I'm sure!

Weaver said...

Fun interview! Rawr ;)

Kyra Lennon said...

I can't tell you how jealous I am about this - I wanted to come over for it, but couldn't afford to!

Fida Islaih said...

This is great! Thanks for sharing!

Robin said...

I hope you both have a wonderful time at the conference!

Nicole Zoltack said...

Have a great time!

M.J. Fifield said...

Have a great time...I'm looking forward to hearing about it when you get back.

Elizabeth Seckman said...

Thanks Tara!!! Thanks for having me over. Thanks for putting the fire under my bottom to get myself out and about. You're such a great motivator~!

@Suzi- Oh no! How did we miss you?!!
@Dana- Thanks :)
@Julie- I'm still bummed I'm missing Ohioana :(
@Stina- good luck...remember to stretch first!
@Alex- just want to say, up front, it's all Tara's fault
@Donna- thanks :)
@Kyra- We'll send you pictures, okay?
@Fifi- Thanks :)
@Robin- Thanks :)
@MJ- What happens in Atlanta gets totally blogged about when we get back!

Angela Brown said...

As conference time nears, things will be doubly, triply exciting, especially knowing you'll get to be around blogger buds you've enjoyed getting to know and readers whom you're thrilled to get to see! WOOT!

Nicole said...

Have fun at the conference. I'm sure all your training will pay off! ;)

Carrie-Anne said...

Enjoy your time at the conference! I can't imagine the amount of planning that goes into this.

L. Diane Wolfe said...

I wish I'd know about the even in Atlanta sooner. You and Elizabeth have fun.

Sheena-kay Graham said...

You guys have fun. Wish I could be there.

Tara said...

Have a fantastic time!

Elizabeth Seckman said...

@Angela, I'm feeling the excitement!
@Nicole, thanks :)
@Carrie-Anne, It helps to have Tara telling me what to do!
@Dianne, I'm bummed. I wish you'd known sooner too.
@Sheena-kay, I totally wish you could be there!
@Tara, Thanks :)

Anonymous said...

Sure does sound like a lot of fun! Bet you'll have a blast!

Christine Rains said...

Woot! I wish I lived closer so I could come too. Have a fantastic time at the conference! :)

Elizabeth Seckman said...

@MJ, I think we will
@Christine, I wish you could too!

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