A Little Hypnosis Experiment with Mia Kerick… hehehe

I thought that today we would try a little experiment. 😉 Are you game? Wonderful!! Now, I am going to have to insist that you ask no questions, and just read the script below. Okay? Great. (And Chance César from Love Spell would love this game as he is not above having this type of fun.) Make yourself nice and comfortable.That’s good. Let’s start…

Spend Six Minutes with Author Mia Kerick on Lit Pick!! :)

Here is my Lit Pick Interview “Six Minutes With an Author.” Mia Kerick is the mother of four exceptional children—all named after saints—and five nonpedigreed cats—most named after the next best thing to saints, Boston Red Sox players. Her husband of twenty-two years has been told by many that he has the patience of Job, but don’t ask Mia about that, as it is…

AM I WRONG… to want top three? Gold, Silver, or Bronze

At the end of release day, Love Spell is at #4 on Hot New Releases in Teen & Young Adult Gay & Lesbian Fiction. I’m excited… but is it wrong that I want to move higher on this list? It isn’t about sales and money… it is about something else entirely. Maybe it is about proving to myself that I can do this, and…

RISKY BUSINESS: ONLINE LOVE ADVICE… A CELEBRATION of LOVE SPELL’s June 1 Release

Online magazines and blogs offer us LOTS of advice. In Love Spell, which releases June 1st– YES, TOMORROW–the main character, Chance César, learns that we shouldn’t accept all of the advice so freely handed out online as if it was the Biblical truth. So, I was surfing the net, shopping for online relationship advice—not for myself personally, it was all in the name of…

DEMI MADE ME A SHADOW BOX to celebrate the release of LOVE SPELL on June 1st!!

HI FRIENDS and RANDOM VISITORS!!!! My nineteen-year-old daughter Demi is a dancer who cannot dance as she just had surgery on her ankle. So she has jumped into the art world to express her creativity. Demi made me this AWESOME SHADOW BOX celebrating the book that she read and loved, LOVE SPELL, that will release June 1st from CoolDudes/YoungDudes Publishing. THIS IS AWESOME!! TOTES…

Very happy with my Kirkus Review for Love Spell!!

A Kirkus Review is…. In Slate Magazine (online) Kirkus is labeled as one of four book reviews that matter. “Kirkuk is all reviews, no gossip.” On the Kirkus review site itself, it says… “Since 1933, Kirkus has been one of the most trusted and authoritative voices in book discovery. When Kirkus was started by Virginia Kirkus (1893-1980), it was an innovation in the publishing…

TOMORROW IS THE BIG DAY!!! COVER REVEAL FOR LOVE SPELL!!! WOOT!!!

Tomorrow you will see the gorgeous cover design by Louis C Harris of YoungDudes Publishing!! I am very excited!!! Thank you to Kari Higa for all of these amazing images of Chance César! They truly bring him to life!! Please let me know what you think of the cover!!

INTRODUCING Kari Higa… my exquisitely talented new assistant and artist!!! And LOVE SPELL… can’t forget that.

Today is May 1st. *KARI HIGA’s Birthday!!! *Introduction of said BIRTHDAY GIRL as my new assistant!! *Announcement of my new YA LGBTQ Contemporary Romantic Comedy LOVE SPELL that will release on June 1st!! Here memes are so artistic I plan to post them here, as a chronicle to the evolution of the release of LOVE SPELL. Here is the first image in the series……

I HAVE SUKI FLEET IN MY KITCHEN!!!! Join us for a cup of TOMATO-MINT TEA!!! (I’d offer you cookies, but Suki seems to have gobbled them all down.)

Please, friends, come join us–my guest today is the one and only SUKI FLEET–and she is introducing her newest release, The Glass House. You certainly are a bit of a writing machine, my dear, aren’t you? Pours tea for Suki and guests. I know. OMG. What a freaking amazing cover… and, no no…. I’m not green with envy. It’s just that when I swallowed…

Cody Kennedy visits Mia’s guest room; if he behaves I will feed him bacon and Diet Coke

Standing in hall outside the guest bedroom door holding heavy tray. “I hope Cody likes what I did with my guest room. Can you say rainbow-glitter-cute animals?” Shrugs and then pushes tray against door. “I’m going to wake him up. Ask me if I care that he “needs his beauty sleep, so PLEASE, sweet Mia, for the love of glitter, let me sleep in.”…

THE RED SHEET is an INDIEFAB AWARD FINALIST for FOREWORD REVIEWS!!

“Gold, Silver, Bronze and Honorable Mention winners, as well as Editor’s Choice Prizes for Fiction and Nonfiction, will be announced at the American Library Association Annual Conference in San Francisco, Friday, June 26, 2015, at 6 pm on the Pop Top Stage in the exhibit hall.” Did you hear that? at American Library Association Annual Conference!!!! WOOOOT! Hurry up, June 26th!! While this event…

I HAVE A VISITOR!!! MY GOOD FRIEND RAINE O’TIERNEY IS VISITING MY BLOG TODAY!!! UH HUH!!!!!!

Raine O’Tierney is one of my favorite people ever. She has been there for me in good times and bad, in fact, she is one of my first friends at Dreamspinner Press. TODAY I want to welcome Raine to my blog with her new Young Adult novel, I’ll Always Miss You. Let’s find out some more about this awesome book. I’LL ALWAYS MISS YOU…

The Red Sheet is a Semi-Finalist in 2015 Book Pipeline Script Search!! :)

***Thrilled to receive this email in regard to a writing contest I entered upon the suggestion of my dear friend Michael Bowler. It is so gratifying to find success in what I love so much to do. Dear Book Pipeline Entrants, Semifinalists for the 2014 Book Pipeline Competition have now been selected and posted to the site. The full list is as follows: A…

Inclination: A labor of LOVE <3 Young Adult LGBT Christian Fiction with Romance <3

I started writing Inclination, under the working title of His Way, a full year ago in January. It is finally scheduled for release with CoolDudes Publishing’s YA imprint, YoungDudes Publishing, on February 25th of this year. I can’t tell you how excited I am about this book’s release. And if you want to read about my motivation for writing Inclination, you can find it…

Come to My Window Tour Starts…Today! #YA #Lesbian #Giveaway

Today kicks off my Come to My Window blog tour! There’s a giveaway and chances to win at every stop, so I hope you’ll come to my…tour. ❤ Tour Dates/Tour Stops: 26-Jan The Fuzzy, Fluffy World of Chris T. Kat Elin Gregory Kimi-Chan 27-Jan Molly Lolly Scattered Thoughts & Rogue Words Inked Rainbow Reads 28-Jan Full Moon Dreaming Bayou Book Junkie 29-Jan Book Reviews and More…

COVER REVEAL for INCLINATION by Mia Kerick

I’d like to announce the COVER REVEAL of my YA GAY CHRISTIAN FICTION- INCLINATION by Mia Kerick. Inclination will be released on FEBRUARY 25th by YoungDudes Publishing, an imprint of CoolDudes Publishing. I have been blessed with so many gorgeous images, as well as a stunning cover, for enhancing my story. Here are some of them: The two images above are courtesy of CoolDudes/YoungDudes…

SURPRISE!!! Come To My Window, my first lesbian YA romance is REALLY OUT this time!!! :)

Come To My Window is officially released.  I know this might come as a surprise because I pulled this book so suddenly, and maybe a bit dramatically, last week. In this attempt at self-publishing I enlisted the help of a VERY GOOD FRIEND (who is not ready to be named, but THANK YOU!!) and IT WORKED!! Right now COME TO MY WINDOW is available…

And one more thing, my holiday greeting for my closest buddies….

Happy Holidays to my friends, my readers, my reviewers, all the lurkers- just to everyone!! Enjoy every moment!! Love from, Mia

Come to My Window. The blurb.

Just in case you missed it… Mia Kerick’s upcoming ❤ YA LESBIAN ROMANCE ❤ January 2015 release is called COME TO MY WINDOW. Here’s the blurb: Justine Laraby and Kemina Lopez are intimate acquaintances yet they have never exchanged so much as a single word. For months, high school senior Justine, and famed model, “Kemina, the Baby Vixen” of Nightingale Lingerie, have been peering…