Jazzy Q&As here…and the latest on my upcoming novel GLISSANDO – A Story of Love, Lust and Jazz
1.1.18 ~ Ordering early with pre-release copies on Amazon starting this March!
12.22.17 ~ It’s a wrap. Officially in production!
12.11.17 ~ Interior pages finished: acknowledgements, dedication; may be close to end of production…?
12.2.17 ~ Back cover material finalized with nice tight synopsis and short-n-sweet bio!
11.29.17 ~ Final edits in which editor said she LOVED it (“BRAVO!” was her exact response)
10.21.17 ~ First round of edits, some nice clean-up from the staff of Waldorf Publishing
9.18.17 ~THREE more fantastic pre-pub reviews! Author Gaetan Giannini, NC business owner Cynthia Pierce and CEO/business owner Jeff Miller!
8.24.17 ~ TWO more glowing pre-publication testimonials about “Glissando” from American jazz artist Maurice Johnson and singer/songwriter/talk show host Bianca Rossini!
8.12 17 ~ On the air with GHP/Gary Fuston and friends at “Indie Live Spot” talkin’ jazz and “Glissando” right here: https://goo.gl/iDSYxk
8.4.17 ~ Featured on Lisa Haselton’s blog! https://goo.gl/ktuofR
8.1.17 ~ Just got word that GHP Productions/ Smooth Jazz Radio wants to interview me about “Glissando” with a possible 8/20 airing!
7.29.17 ~ Editor, inundated with manuscripts, says mine is next. Let the story unfold!
7.27.17 ~ About “Glissando” in Times News article: https://goo.gl/RJLSZz
7.13.17 ~ New interview with author-blogger Lisa Hasleton to be posted shortly!
7.10.17 ~ Finalized my bio, synopsis and marketing highlights for Waldorf Publishing!
7.6.17 ~ Journal of the Pocono Plateau ran a story on “Glissando.” Thankful!
6.30.17 ~ Author blogger Fiona McVie has interviewed me on her blog! Many thanks, Fiona! All about “Glissando”!
6.11.17 ~ Press release on “Glissando” picked up by the Journal of the Pocono Plateau. Link to follow!
6.2.17 ~ Just returned from Book Expo America. Fantastic and exciting! Talked about “Glissando” and made so many contacts. Good work, #BEA!
5.29.17 ~ Barner Books (New Paltz, NY) interested in review copy. Great college-town bookstore!
5.24.17~ Final prep for BEA, packing, checking out booths I’ll visit. EXPO here I come!
5.20.17 ~ Press pickup in Brooklyn Eagle! https://goo.gl/Ps3Cwz
5.15.17 ~ NY Post book reviewer agreed to review “GLISSANDO.” Amazing!
5.9.17~ Press pickup in Pocono Business Journal at https://goo.gl/3Be6SK
5.3.17~ First communique from my new editor Carol McCrow! Can’t wait to work with her.
4.28.17~ Connected with ALA offices to see about a library rep at Book Expo America. Will visit that booth!
4.18.17 ~ Participated in ESU Entrepreneurship Panel, talked about being an author of a “spicy book” & book publishing
4.13.17 ~ Presentation on book publishing and “Glissando” to East Stroudsburg University students
4.4.17 ~ Radio interview on Stony Brook’s WUSB!
4.2.17 ~ Downloaded floor plan for BEA (Book Expo America). Time to plan 2 days of strategic floor-walking!
3.31.17 ~Pre-pub review by Cheryl Melnick/Bangor Teachers’ Book Club: “Smoothly written, intriguing saga.”
3.28.17 ~New headshots coming soon from William Cohea Photography
3.23.17 ~Bookmarks have arrived for BEA! Very satisfied with how they turned out.
3.17.17 ~ Ordered custom-print bookmarks for BEA (Book Expo America); chose butter-yellow background surrounding Glissando book cover
3.14.17 ~ A month and a day away from presenting at the Author’s Expo at the Eastern Monroe Public Library in Stroudsburg, PA, held on April 15
3.12.17 ~ Getting organized for Book Expo America/NYC May 31 – June 2
3.10.17 ~ The cover is revealed! Publication date set for July 2018.
All about everything jazz!
Great Q&As, jazzy insights, musical musings and what it’s like to be a published jazz author, all here. Please click FOLLOW at the bottom of the page to get the latest updates!
Also: check out my blog posts on the famed Jamey Aebersold’s music education website, jazzbooks.com. It’s amazing to be able to write for Mr. Aebersold and his top-notch staff.
Also: check out my articles on All About Jazz. Another fantastic resource for music lovers.
Feel free to comment here and I hope this brings you a really jazzy day!