Friday, May 13, 2016

Feature Friday Author Naomi Miller and Her New Release "Blueberry Cupcake Mystery"





I’m pleased to introduce Naomi Miller, where here we’ll learn something about her and her book, Blueberry Cupcake Mystery

In order to enter the drawing for a chance to win a print copy of Blueberry Cupcake Mystery, please leave a comment with your email address. To prevent hacking, please enter your email similar to this example: jeanann_wATyahooDOTcom. 

Tell us a bit about yourself, Naomi.
My life is a little different from many others . . . I went back to school when I was in my 40's to finish my education. Then I began writing. At the moment, I am working full-time, but I'm hoping within a few years, to be in a position to devote more time to my writing career. I would also enjoy spending more time attending workshops and writer conferences. I enjoy traveling with my family, singing inspirational/gospel music, taking daily walks, and reading -- I read a lot!

Where can you be found online?
Newsletter Sign-up: http://eepurl.com/bPdjGn 

Where can readers purchase Blueberry Cupcake Mystery?
You can pre-order it at the following links:
MY WEBSITE: Autographed Copies

Please give a jacket blurb of Blueberry Cupcake Mystery. 
In the small town of Abbott Creek, mystery is as much a part of daily life as The Sweet Shop's sugar cookies. 
Katie Chupp spends her days at The Sweet Shop, taking care of customers and baking delicious treats . . . not exactly a profession where one expects to be thrown into the midst of mysteries and mayhem.
But when the bakery is broken into, someone has to find the thief . . . besides finding another place to do the baking and get the orders to the customers.
Is this a random theft, or is the thief trying to ruin the town's Independence Day celebration?
And watch for book 2 - Christmas Cookie Mystery - COMING SOON!

Tell us a few things about yourself some folks may not know.
I have diabetes, so I have to count my carbs and exercise daily. I only need six hours of sleep . . . if I get less, I feel exhausted; if I get more, I wake tired, with a headache. My granddaughter and I wear the same size shoe. I've never owned my own home; I'm saving for one now and hope to buy one before I retire.

 What other writing have you done?
Almost thirty years ago, I began a novel. I was newly divorced, with two small children, and put it away. Someday I hope to work on it again.

What was your inspiration for Blueberry Cupcake Mystery?
Honestly, my inspiration came from books written to make Amish young people look weak and easily manipulated, or worldly. I felt God guiding me to write a series of books that show inspiration, love, faith, and good works.
  
Wonderful, Naomi! What do you hope your readers will take away from reading Blueberry Cupcake Mystery? 

I hope readers pick up this book (or any future books in the series) when they need something to distract them from sadness, worry, and doubt. I hope reading a light-hearted, fun cozy mystery, will inspire readers and leave them feeling happy and content.

What parting wisdom do you wish to give those not yet published?
If you enjoy writing, don't stop. Even though you aren't published, keep writing . . . attend local workshops and conferences for writers/authors and learn as much as you can about writing, editing, and how to submit your work to agents.

Great advice! Thank you, Naomi Miller, for joining me here today.
Until next time . . . read Naomi’s book Blueberry Cupcake Mystery.


16 comments:

  1. Thanks so much for this wonderful opportunity to win this awesome book!!! Have a wonderful, Blessed Day!!!
    cavallofrancesATyahooDOTcom

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    1. Thank you for stopping by, Frances. I've pre-ordered Naomi's book and can't wait to read it.

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    2. Thanks, Ann. I appreciate your posting a review and I hope you win a copy of my book!

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  2. I enjoyed reading Naomi's interview. I have just finished reading Blueberry Cupcake Mystery and loved it. I would love to win a print copy for my library. lacy1942(at)gmail(dot)com

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  4. Hi Ann, I'm glad you joined us today. You already read Blueberry Cupcake? I'm jealous!

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  5. I pre-ordered yesterday on Amazon and can't wait to read this.
    Would love to have a print copy to add to my collection of Amish books!! Thank you so much for opportunity.

    marly62960@yahoo.com

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  6. Yes, Marla, a print copy is a must for this book! thank you for stopping by.

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  7. Thank you, Jean for spotlighting this exciting new Amish cozy mystery! I have been excited about the paperback copy since I finished the artwork!

    I'm very excited to see where Naomi is going with book 2 as well!

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    1. Great artwork, Rachel! And you're welcome!

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  8. sounds like an awesome series! I would love to win this book.
    And I will definitely be looking forward to any other books you write! thanks for the chance to nab a freebie!

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    1. Be sure to give us your email address, Mary!

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  9. Blueberry Cupcake Mystery was a delightful cozy mystery to read. I enjoyed reading this tale and look forward to more from Naomi Miller. Thank you for featuring her on your blog.

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    1. Hi Marilyn, so glad you dropped by. I hope you'll give a review for Blueberry Cupcake Mystery. :)

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  10. Jean, I've left a review on Goodreads for Blueberry Cupcake Mystery. I plan to post one on Amazon when the book is released. Thank you again for featuring the upcoming new author, Naomi Miller. God bless.

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