Friday, March 12, 2010

BUTTERFLY TATTOO Book Signing Events, Including Publishing Q&A with Deidre!

Deidre is planning two unique book signing events for BUTTERFLY TATTOO on Sunday, March 21st!
At Borders Books & Music in Athens, Ga., she will hold a special "How To Get Published Q&A” session, in conjunction with the signing, to help launch your manuscript from pipe dream to bestseller. The event starts at 2pm. Store addy: 196 Alps Road, Athens, Ga.
Also on March 21st, she will hold a "wining and signing" event at Dog Ear Books in Madison, Ga. So, you'll be able to enjoy a little wine while getting your book signed, and support this awesome local independent bookseller. This event starts at 4:30pm. Store addy: 270 South Main Street.
For more information, please contact Jia.Gayles(at)

Monday, March 08, 2010

BUTTERFLY TATTOO Wins Big at Epic Awards!

This weekend at the 2010 Epic Awards in the "Big Easy" BUTTERFLY TATTOO took home the award for best contemporary romance! Surely the first of many honors! Woohoo!

Friday, March 05, 2010

BUTTERFLY TATTOO Contest Extended!

BIG NEWS! We've extended Deidre's 'Let Love Rule' Contest to March 26th, 2010! Twelve, yes we said TWELVE, prizes have been added to sweeten the pot. Besides the grand prize, a Butterfly Watch by Fossil, Deidre is also giving away two chic butterfly messenger bags and a ten butterfly-themed luggage tags!

The official rules of the contest can be viewed here:

Here's a quick rundown of ways to enter, visit the contest page for more details and to access widgets:
1.) Twitter about the book using the hashtag #butterflytattoocontest (Worth 1 entry)

2.) Buy a copy of the book online and forward a copy of your receipt confirmation to (Worth 2 entries)

3.) Buy a copy in the bookstore and mail the receipt to: Attn: BUTTERFLY TATTOO Contest Coordinator at 570 East Avenue, Madison, GA 30650 or scan the receipt and email the image to If sending via U.S. mail, please write your email address on the receipt. (Worth 2 entries)

4.) Post the book cover and cover blurb on your blog and link to an online retailer. (Worth 5 entries)

5.) Install the BUTTERFLY TATTOO widget on your blog and send us the link. (Worth 10 entries)

6.) Write a review of the book on Amazon and email the link to (Worth 15 entries)

Thursday, March 04, 2010

Cover Goodness from Kate Pearce!

If the cover for the first book in Kate Pearce's new paranormal historical romance series, KISS OF THE ROSE, is any indication -- we are in for a very special treat (August 2010). Definitely a hubba hubba cover! What do you think?
Check out the author at!

Tuesday, March 02, 2010

Mike Jung Talks Romance, Blog Contests & BUTTERFLY TATTOO

Children's writer Mike Jung shares his "secret" formula for winning books from blog contests, the importance of romance novels and the next big book on his TBR pile -- BUTTERFLY TATTOO! Check Mike out at