Tomorrow

2 facts about tomorrow: First, I turn a year older tomorrow. This is both exciting and a little frightening at the same time. I am coming ever closer to turning a quarter of a century old. I’m not quite there yet, but it’s a frightening thought. I know, for those of you who are older than 25, that sounds like I’m a spring chicken. But for me, it’s a little scarier. Do you remember when you were getting close to 25? We each go through phases like this. BTMV promo pb and kSecond, my second book is being released to the general public. Today is the last day the Kindle version will be available for preorder and also the last day it will be available for only $0.99 (until I do another promo). Tomorrow the book will be available for purchase and have a higher price tag. If you want to read the book for a cheaper price buy it now. I also have my proof copy for the paperback in my possession. It looks gorgeous! And I just read through it all yesterday (I know, I’m bad) and there were just four minor issues. Once those are resolved early this week, I’ll be able approve the proof and it will be available to order shortly after that. In other words, if you preorder your autographed copy, I’ll be able to ship the book to you absolutely no later than the week before Thanksgiving!  Autographed copies are just $10.00 + shipping. This blog post is set up in 2’s, 4’s, and 24’s. I think you can probably guess why. 😉 4 things about me:

  1. I drink mainly water and a drink called water kefir (a slightly fermented, fizzy, fruity drink that is healthy for you)
  2. I love cats
  3. I love to read
  4. I do not like reading books that are poorly edited

BTMV tagline2 24 facts about Be Thou My Vision:

  1. Anna has a soft heart
  2. James is one of my favorite characters
  3. Mrs. Morgan is one of my beta-readers’ favorite characters
  4. John was fun to write and I look forward to getting to know him better in book 3
  5. My favorite chapter is Chapter 13
  6. The sequel is coming out in early 2015
  7. Early is relative in this case
  8. Miles is unintentionally similar to my pastor
  9. The title is one of my favorite hymns
  10. I had a friend help me find Gaelic words to the hymn
  11. One of my beta-readers prompted me to write a glossary
  12. The person I dedicated the book to has no idea I dedicated my book to them
  13. My formatter and I had fits trying to get the Kindle formatting just right. It ended up being an issue on Kindle Direct Publishing
  14. It took at least 5 tries to get the formatting right for Kindle. It only took 2 for the paperback, and that was just a tiny little spacing problem
  15. I got my proof copy this week ^_^
  16. I am currently reading my own book
  17. And I’m loving it
  18. I’m also running out of ideas on what to put in these 24 facts
  19. Wilma was another really fun character to write
  20. BTMV was ranked #89 in Christian Westerns earlier this week
  21. This is how old Anna was when Jed ran away
  22. I love teasing people and put some similar banter in BTMV
  23. Caleb’s character has some great character development in both BTMV and Amazing Grace
  24. You have to read the book to find out what all of this is about

2 questions asked of me by Dawnita: Q9: Are the experiences in your book based on someone you know, or events in your own life? A little bit, yes. I do know a couple of people who started out as “just friends” and ended up getting married to each other so I used their experiences a little. Q10: What books have most influenced your life most? The Holy Bible is the only one that has really influenced my life. There have been a couple others that did as well including, Best Friends for Life by Michael and Judy Phillips, Lies Women Believe by Nancy Leigh DeMoss, and For Men Only by Shaunti Feldhahn. 4 questions I get to ask you:

  1. Did you learn anything new about me from this blog post?
  2. Why haven’t you bought my book yet?
  3. If you have, can you please review it when you’ve read it?
  4. What are you depending on to get you to heaven?

intro-tour Dawnita Fogleman was so kind as to help organize a blog tour for my upcoming book release and I am honored to be part of the blog tour myself. To read more about my book and myself, check out this blog post for links to the other blogs on the tour.

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3 thoughts on “Tomorrow

  1. Faith. I am enjoying reading the copy I won. Now I am going to have to read book one!

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