Monthly Archives: October 2012

Why Reading Is Good for You

As I sit inside my kitchen, preparing for whatever Hurricane Sandy is going to dish out and admiring what’s left of the leaves on the trees in my yard, it occurred to me how less frequently I read now. Then … Continue reading

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A reviewer loved In This Life so much, they’re offering copies for free!

This about pretty much is the best thing that can happen to an author when they’re reviewed by a book reviewer blog. When I pitched a review to Hesperia Loves Books for In This Life, I was expecting the usual … Continue reading

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Are You Doing It for Fun?

I subscribe to a blog called Zen Habits. It’s a wonderful place that’s written and managed by Leo Babauta who offers terrific, down to earth advice on just about the most ordinary things but with heart and, well, zen. The … Continue reading

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What Writers Really Think – and Readers Probably Don’t Know

There are things that go on inside a writer’s head that are, to put it bluntly, scary. And it has a lot more to do with the writer than their plot. See, writers are driven by an insane need to … Continue reading

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Music That Inspired the Writing

Music inspires me to write. It is such a large part of how I create that I nearly always have to wear my ear buds and listen to tunes when I’m serious about story. When I don’t, my creativity dries … Continue reading

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In This Life Appearances

How cool is this? In This Life is showcased on Venture Galleries Authors Showcase. Somehow they found me! Better yet, they placed me in Romantic Suspense right above Lisa Jackson. I feel honored. And then, Babbling About Books gave me … Continue reading

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My Day Has Arrived – I’m Officially An Author

And I have to tell you, I’m out of words. I know! How weird is that? As an author, I have no words! I’m happy, tired, speechless, a bit tense, a bit excited…all sorts of emotions that can’t even come … Continue reading

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