2012 in review and looking ahead to 2013!!!

Hi everyone –

I can’t believe we’re already saying goodbye to 2012!  Yow! When I look back over the year, I try to stay focused on the positives, and there were plenty… 091012_0421_NightSeries2.jpg 

Night Walker hit the shelves at Barnes & Noble stores, and also brought home some awards! Calisto & Kate brought home the San Diego Book Award for Best Published Fantasy-SciFi-Horror, and the Hearts Through History Best Paranormal & Best First Book.  Night Walker was also a finalist in the Book Seller’s Best contest for Best Paranormal and Best First Book…  Woot!!! 🙂

Over the summer, I signed with a super agent, Laurie McLean from Larson-Pomada, and she’s already sold some books for me!  Watch for the announcement soon…  Can’t wait to share the news!

NightAngelBlogLogo-2My Street Team grew and moved to facebook!  They also named themselves the Night Angels and they are some of the coolest people on the planet!

If you enjoy promoting books and want to join the team, just send me an email and we’ll get you into the facebook group…

My newest Night Series Novella, Night Thief, 112912_0140_NewsHoliday1.jpgwas recently released and has also been getting some attention!  I was super excited to see Kane & Rita’s story nominated for Best Novella of 2012 from GraveTells Book Reviews!!!  WOOT!!! 🙂 122312_0309_MerryChrist3.png   

On a personal note, Reno graduated from high school and started in the Music Dept. at Point Loma Nazarene University this Fall, and Panda has an audition coming up in January to tour and skate with Disney on Ice!  WOOT!!!

So 2013 is already looking like an exciting year ahead. I’m writing full time now, and hoping to have LOTS of new releases to share with all of you…

Also keep your eye out for my new website!!!  YAY!!!  We should be unveiling it right after Jan. 1st.

So how was 2012 in your house?  I’d love to hear about your high points for the year…  Anything cool coming up in 2013?

Thanks so much for all your support this year!!! WordPress put together a year wrap-up for my blog and we had 14,000 new views this year!  YOW!!!  

You guys are the BEST!

See you in 2013!

Lisa 🙂

WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt:

4,329 films were submitted to the 2012 Cannes Film Festival. This blog had 14,000 views in 2012. If each view were a film, this blog would power 3 Film Festivals

Click here to see the complete report.

About Lisa Kessler

I've published short stories in print anthologies and magazines. My story, Immortal Beloved was a finalist for a Bram Stoker award and is currently a part of the Dead Souls anthology from Morrigan Books. My eBook short, Across the Veil, is now avilable in all eBook formats. My Night Series: Night Walker, Night Thief, Night Demon are available now from Entangled Publishing. NIght Child will be out in 2014. My new Moon Series will launch from Entangled EDGE in July 2013! I'm represented by Laurie McLean. Thanks for stopping by!
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14 Responses to 2012 in review and looking ahead to 2013!!!

  1. That sounds like a great year! I wish you even greater success in the new one.

  2. malanouette says:

    Congratulations, Lisa, this is awesome news. I had my first book released in Sept 2012 and in January 2013 I will see two more of my books hit the shelves and e-shelves. 2013 looks very promising. Happy New Year!

  3. YAY! Gonna be a good year Tater! Can’t wait to see the new website 🙂

    • Lisa Kessler says:

      Can’t wait to show it to you!!! 🙂 It’s purple and very interactive and cool….

      And I’m SO ready for 2013 to be an awesome year! Bring it… LOL

      Thanks for all your support this year Sharon!!!

      *HUGS*

      Lisa 🙂

  4. You had an awesome year, Lisa, and it was well-deserved. Wishing you more of the same and much joy in the new year!

  5. arianne says:

    This was definitely a good year meeting you multiple times 🙂

  6. Lisa you have definitely made 2012 a memorable year for me!! 🙂 Thank you for the adventure that you have given and I am looking forward to the journey continuing in 2013 🙂
    Happy New Year *HUGS*
    Happy reading and writing*
    Teresa
    morris1963tess@yahoo.com

  7. Jill Archer says:

    Hi Lisa, love that your street team is called the Night Angels. Sounds like a fun group. Best wishes for 2013! Sounds like it’s gonna be a great year for you!

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