Category Archives: promos

Cover Reveal! A Beautiful Facelift for Living by Ear!

Today, I’m finally able to reveal the new cover for Living by Ear, designed by the brilliant Greg Simanson. The entire book has gotten a facelift–including a bit of an edit–from my wonderful publisher, Booktrope. Thank you a million times to … Continue reading

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Book Signing/Reading from Leaving the Beach, July 19 in Winthrop, MA

Hi Friends, Next Saturday, July 19th, I’ll be doing a book signing and reading from Leaving the Beach at the Winthrop Book Depot and Cafe. I’m really excited about this, as much of Leaving the Beach is set in Winthrop. … Continue reading

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DIY: Durable, Low-Cost, Homemade Bookmarks in 24 Hours or Less

As a newish writer, I’ve discovered how nice is is to have promotional bookmarks to give away at signings and other events. But I’m also not always the best planner. Last spring, therefore, the day before a book fair, I … Continue reading

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99 Cent Sale Today, 6/16. Leaving the Beach E-Book on Promo

The headline says it all. My novel, Leaving the Beach is on $.99 promo today. I hope you’ll check it out. What’s the book about? In a nutshell, it’s the story of a bulimic woman named Erin who truly believes it’s … Continue reading

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My Very First Print Interview for Leaving the Beach

Today, I’m so honored to be featured in the Winthrop Transcript. Reporter Cary Shuman was kind enough to interview me for his newspaper and write this great story. Here’s the headline and first two paragraphs: Former Resident Mary Rowen Authors … Continue reading

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This Week’s Giveaway: Has Your Life Been Changed by a Rock Musician?

Erin Reardon, in Leaving the Beach, is heavily influenced by rock & roll icons. If you’ve read the book, you might argue that David Bowie has the biggest influence on her life. Others might disagree, saying it’s Bruce Springsteen, while … Continue reading

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UPDATE: We Have All 5 LEAVING THE BEACH E-Book Winners!! Congrats to All!! (And Don’t Worry: There Will Be a New Contest/Giveaway Next Week)

Beach season is almost here in the American Northeast, so here’s a little contest to help get you into the spirit. The first five people who “like” my Facebook Author Page and then post a photo of their favorite beach … Continue reading

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Craves the Angst: Getting All Angsty and Personal

Readers, today I have a guest spot on Craves the Angst, a book blog that features reviews, interviews, and all sorts of other stuff about sexy, emotional books. I’m really honored. Sometime soon, Hazel–the blog’s owner–will write her review of … Continue reading

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Goodreads Giveaway for Leaving the Beach

Hi All, As the launch date for the paperback version of Leaving the Beach draws near, my publisher, Booktrope, has set up a Goodreads Book Giveaway for it. The Giveaway will run from now until June 10, 2014.  Here are the giveaway details. Thank … Continue reading

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