Happy book birthday to me! This is the second book in my Sassy Cat Mystery Series, and I’m really excited about the wonderful cover. Look at those two cute cats! Plus, it’s even captured the amazing beach vibe. I’m excited to participate in a Great Escapes Virtual Book Tour this time around. Today, I’ll also be on the Writers Who Kill blog and on Writer’s … Continue reading Mimi Lee Reads Between the Lines launches TODAY!
Writing comp titles really is an art form. Boiling a story down to “when x meets y” requires a lot of skill. Some tips I’ve heard before are: Nix the bestselling titles (a.k.a. Please don’t think you’re John Grisham) Try to use semi-current works Use ones in a similar genre (some folks recommend using just books, while others are okay with references to short stories … Continue reading The Art of the Elusive Comp
If you are what you read, then I’d be a mishmash of different personalities: mysterious, quirky, lovestruck, creepy, and even superheroic. I’ve always enjoyed escaping into books, and I’ve done that even more during these pandemic times. My go-to genres are young adult (mainly dystopian), buzzy books on the New York Times bestseller list, and mysteries of all flavors. I like chasing down a good … Continue reading Changing my Reading Habits
Have you ever experienced that phenomenon where you suddenly start seeing the same thing everywhere? When I first got engaged, I saw sparkling rings on people’s hands all the time. When I was pregnant, I noticed that a lot of people around me were also preggers. Now, after becoming a Chick, I’ve been seeing chickens all around me—uh, okay, I mean chick-themed items in my … Continue reading Chicks R Us
From my new Chick interview, you might remember that my relationship with my husband followed the frenemies-to-lovers trope. It really did remind me of Pride and Prejudice when we first met in college. He’s since confessed that he thought I was a total social butterfly (and not in a good way). Yes, I was that girl who had to “pencil you in” on her planner. … Continue reading Turning into a Lockdown Butterfly