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When I completed my first book, my boss was incredibly supportive and offered to get amarketing package for me of my own choosing. Having very little understanding of book marketing, I was soon swimming in a flood of possible opportunities of all different shapes, sizes, and price tags. I finally settled on the Readers Favorite’s Book Promotion Package, which I found to be reasonably priced and reputable. One of their strategic partners, The Authors Show, welcomed me as a preferred guest as part of said package. I had never been on the radio before and was rather anxious about sounding like a moron.  I didn’t worry for long, though, because it was clear that The Authors Show staff had the interview process down to a science. They sent me an author interview form to complete. It asked for pertinent information about the book. They allowed me to create 8-10 suggested questions that would relate to…

For Summer Reading, Grab Gumbeaux and then Quietly Transport Yourself into a World of Adventure Spiced with Cajun Characters

SAN DIEGO, June 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — With vacation season approaching a great read is still a staple for the summer traveler. Whether by electronic reader or in paperback, a good book is both entertaining and satisfying and serves as a distraction from airport waits, train rides or car trips. Gumbeaux, by award-winning author Kimberly Vargas, transports the reader into the sultry, steamy world of Louisiana and is just the ticket to getting lost in a romantic coming-of-age story that chronicles Mary Veronica Fait’s shattered life and the characters she meets. Haunted by memories of a reckless past, the protagonist revisits New Orleans to face her demons and to set her soul to rest. The book flashes back to the early 1990s when Mary Veronica Fait, a sheltered yet rebellious teenager, journals her transformation from a trapped orphan into a spirited woman who faces life head-on after the tragic death of her parents. Mary Veronica takes charge of her destiny, changes her name,…

About Kimberly

Kimberly’s first book, Gumbeaux, received a gold medal for Chick Lit in the 2011 Readers Favorite literary contest. Her second book, Petty Cash, won a gold medal for Popular Fiction in the 2014 eLit Awards contest. Kimberly is represented by the WordServe Literary Agency and is a regular contributor for the WordServe Water Cooler blog. She has called San Diego home for over ten years. Kimberly and her husband Michael spend as much time as possible in the Pacific Ocean, cooking for friends and enjoying life in Southern California.

Gumbeaux Interview – WNB Authors Show

The San Diego County resident Kimberly Vargas was recently interviewed. This was hosted by Danielle Hampson and Don McCauley of The Authors Show. If you’re interested in literature, or podcasts, then you’ll enjoy this. You can find the entire 15 minute audio interview on YouTube. Simply click the link below.

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