Category: Author’s Notes

Forever for free

Right now, you can pick up a kindle version of my first book, Forever, for absolutely nothing!  Yes, you read that right.  Enter the dark world of Amara, born both human and vampire, caught between two worlds and struggling to be true to herself.  You can also visit the book’s page on Creativia.org to learn

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and that, as they say, is that…

My Goodreads giveaways ended last night.  A total of 2512 people joined in the fun, and 4 of those lucky people won a copy of my books!  Congratulations to them!  I will get those in the mail over the weekend.  I will probably do more giveaways in the future, but if you wish to purchase

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happy Wednesday

Wednesdays are hard, aren’t they?  It’s all hands on deck to push this week up over that hump and we’re already tired from Monday and Tuesday, so it feels like twice as much work. Today, in San Francisco, the air is wet.  It isn’t exactly raining, but the fog lies low and it feels like

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time to win some books!

Are you ready for two new giveaways? I certainly am!  Opening for entry today are my two latest Goodreads Giveaways.  I have two copies of both of my books available to win. To sign up to win a signed copy of Forever: Click Here To sign up to win a signed copy of Through Shade

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hit the streets

I’ve been thinking a lot lately on book promotion and how to get new readers.  Some of my fellow authors have small “street teams” or early review teams who help get the word out, get reviews up early, and talk about their books on various social media platforms. Are you interested in joining my team?

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the joys of public transportation

As a writer, I am a people watcher.  I love finding spots where I can sit an unobtrusively observe the world around me.  I find the lives of others endlessly fascinating, even in the most mundane activities. Each person has their own story.  Some of them more than one.  They all come from somewhere.  They

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can you put a price on love?

I have had a Patreon account for a while, but didn’t really put any effort into it because I wasn’t really sure I wanted to pursue it, and what I could offer as rewards, but I’ve spent the last few days working over there to get something set up. You can find me at https://www.patreon.com/nataliejcase. I

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where do we go from here?

I’m sure a lot of writers get repeatedly asked the question about where our inspiration comes from, how do story ideas start. I can’t answer for others, but for me they literally come from everywhere. A snippet of overheard conversation, a random image, a song lyric, a picture can all feed my imagination. Even random

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on the need for coffee

I’m a big coffee drinker.  I like mine dark and fairly strong.  And yes, I freely admit my caffeine addiction.  A day without coffee is a day without sunshine. As I have many friends who are also authors, it is fairly routine for us to get into conversations where we imagine ourselves in the worlds

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