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Softer Than Steel is here!

Two years ago, I was preparing for the release of my very first novel into the world. It’s easy to compare the feeling to impending parenthood – after conceiving an idea and nurturing it, then toting it around for months, you are so ready to have it out in the world. And once it’s out […]

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Have Your Cake…and Read It, Too!

Hear those champagne corks popping? There’s much ado going on in the writing cave today, as I celebrate the release of COURTSHIP OF THE CAKE, the second book in my “Much ‘I Do’ About Nothing” series! Rock stars, masseuses, and bakers – oh my! This book has them all, and then some. It’s a story […]

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Impulse Control by Amanda Usen


I’m totally stoked to be part of the release blitz for IMPULSE CONTROL, the first novel in the Men of the Zodiac Series! As an Aries myself, I know very well the Aries personality: born leaders, daring and intelligent. We are often adventure-seekers, and can be stubborn and aggressive. Rams, all the way! Who better […]

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The Dictatorship Has Begun!

Happy New Year, cats and kittens. This is a big one for me. My first print novel has officially hit the shelves! Dictatorship of the Dress is a new twist on boy-meets-girl. Told in first person, alternating points of view, it follows two travelers over the span of five days. It’s a story of missed […]

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A Day in the Month in the Life

A day in the month in the life of a debut digital-first author: Wake up and check email for new Authorgraph requests. Giggle because it never gets old signing your name digitally, groan because it looks like your handwriting from second grade. Visit Amazon Author Central. Try to make sense of their algorithm and what […]

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P is for … Publication!

PARDON the PREAMBLE, but PENGUIN has announced my PUBLICATION date! Louder than Love will drop, as we say in the music biz, on September 17th. Since my debut novel has music (and fans) at its core, it’s still in keeping with my A to Z theme of the Music-Fan Connection…right? PERHAPS I should PROVIDE a […]

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