Lauren Blakely

December 15, 2012

Title Change

This week I changed the title to my novel. I know, I know. Huge news. Plus, wait til you see how radical the change is. Ready??? I […]
December 12, 2012

Writing Into a Corner

Earlier today I talked to a friend of mine who has founded several businesses. I wanted to run some of the scenarios in my novel past […]
December 10, 2012


I can see the finish line of this revision of CAUGHT UP IN YOU! Okay, fine. It’s still 18,000 to 20,000 words away. But still! I’m […]
December 7, 2012

New York Times writes about New Adult

Great piece in the New York Times recently on New Adult lit, citing Cora Carmack’s hit “Losing It.” Check it out! Back to the writing cave […]
December 5, 2012

Fluffing a Fake Christmas Tree

So I’m setting up my fake Christmas tree last week. When you have a fake tree, you have to “fluff” the branches. That basically means you […]
December 3, 2012

CAUGHT UP IN YOU teaser!!!

Hey guys! I’m so excited to announce I’m going to release a free teaser of the first chapter of CAUGHT UP IN YOU as well as […]
November 26, 2012

Pricing Strategy for eBooks

Hello! What a whirlwind holiday weekend there! Just a quickie post to share an amazing and helpful article on how to be successful in self-publishing. This […]
November 23, 2012

1st or 3rd Person POV?

First or third. First or third. Such dilemmas! Choosing the POV for a novel is as vital as choosing the, well, the plot, the main character, […]
November 21, 2012

Happy About Self-Publishing

It’s the day before Thanksgiving and naturally a time to think about all the good things in life we have. I, for one, am sooooooo excited […]
November 20, 2012

Embarking on the Cover!

I picked a cover designer for CAUGHT UP IN YOU! And we’re going to start trading ideas on cover designs and concepts. I’m so excited! This […]
November 19, 2012

Sexy Latte

Random fact: Do you know if you do a Google image search for “sexy latte” one of the results is a Gangham Style latte art design? […]
November 18, 2012

Love is Blindness

I’ve been listening to two versions of the song Love is Blindness while revising my new adult novel. There’s the U2 original version and then the […]

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