Grace Series, Trusting Grace

Cooking Music Mix of Bailey’s

CookingAnyone who knows Bailey Evans knows her love of cooking. It is this very love of cooking that has cut her off from her parents after she pursued a dream of culinary school instead of law school. This same love of cooking, forced her to make a decision about her fiancé when he took matters in his own hands and replaced her as head chef. Preston Dyson, III said his wife wouldn’t be working.

Bailey’s talent in the kitchen is evident in the heart and soul she puts in each dish. The ability to create a lovely cake, elegant dinner, or even a simple batch of cookies to brighten someone’s day is a testament to her God-given talent.

This feisty redhead is known to be constantly on the move. She enjoys every moment of preparation in the catering kitchen of Andrea Cabot’s home. If the two ladies are working together, then music would be playing to their off-key singing.

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Behind the Curtain

Editor & Friend, AKA my Mom

This past Saturday, I had the privilege to throw my mother a surprise birthday party! It was her first birthday party ever and so many friends came out on a cold, November evening to celebrate my sweet mother. I can’t tell you all the kind things said but it was all about how wonderful she is and how blessed everyone felt to know her.

It was wonderful for her to hear these words from friends and family. She doesn’t always understand how truly special and unique, she truly is, to not only me and my family but to others, she blesses with her love and kindness.

I’ve truly been blessed to have her in my life. She’s been not only a mother, but friend, counselor, confidant, sneaky co-conspirator, shopping partner, BFF, and on and on I could go.

One of the most wonderful ways our relationship has grown has been through my writing as she has helped me edit my books.

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Grace Series, Marketing, Writing 101

Be Consistent

It’s important to be consistent in your brand, in your promises, and the way you promote. I created a media kit for my first novel using photoshop and decided to keep the same format for the second and third novels. Promoting three novels means a lot of behind the scenes work and learning ways to save time, especially since I work another non-writing full-time job.

Consistent Example: Cover Pages


The images and color schemes change slightly to match the book cover image. The consistency is in the layout and size.

Let me walk you through my media kit process for all three novels.

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