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I’ve been cooking up something fun and festive for the upcoming holiday season…andI’m finally ready to let y’all know. (Drum roll, please…) I’mexcited to offer this new shirt design in several styles and colors this holiday season! I’m even more excited to announce that all proceeds will be donat...Read more of this blog post »
So...husband's annual post-cancer-surgery checkup includes CT scan and endoscopy. Last year all was negative. Year before, all was negative. This year...a new tumor. The endoscopy was supposed to give a sample for pathology. Last time--when the first tumor was found in his stomach, the first endo...Read more of this blog post »
Is this real life? Ok, maybe I should wait until release day to say that.
The journey for my New Adult novel, TRYST, has been such a monumental one, and I’m so proud to reveal this cover!
What a crazy road! To get from the moment Book Country connected me with Kristine Swartz at Penguin InterMix ,... Read more of this blog post »
"Good boy," said his mother, knitting a shawl. "Let's put those evil neighbors through the wringer."
Will thi... Read more of this blog post »
2014 has been a very hectic year for me personally, so I know it's been a while since I last put out a book, but be assured that I am definitely still writing. My goal is to at least have one and hopefully two books out to you be the time this year end... Read more of this blog post »
A few decent reviews are a great start to building an audience and I need at least one to get the ball rolling.
If you are one of my goodreads friends, please assist! Even i... Read more of this blog post »
When she meets her adventuresome neighbor, Sam, her world is changed.
Now, she wonders how she will handle the challenge that comes from being drawn to Sam.
Several months in the making, I am happy to say Lydi... Read more of this blog post »
All of this is coming around and a year from now this work shou... Read more of this blog post »
Like my new website? I love this little guy, although I can’t seem to find him in higher resolution than this anywhere.
Hello, all! I’m coming off an absolutely lovely week of holidays from my day job. It’s been gorgeous and sunny out, and I’ve been relaxing, playing video games, eating, and of c...Read more of this blog post »
Puppies and Christmas don’t mix. Unless you are the breeder…Here’s my friend Vania, with Mac, right after the litter was born at our house.
I continued my publicity tour forBespottedlast week and encountered a question I did not find surprising, but which was unanticipated nevertheless. ”After th...Read more of this blog post »
It's a good book, just 40 pages, but already it's racing up the Short Read charts for Thriller and Suspense.
Give it a look:
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About 30 days ago my alarm went off at 5:30 AM, causing a "fight or flight" reaction. In this case, my flight left at 7:30. I was headed off into one of the most forbidding places on earth: the eastern time zone.
Every few days I got on another plane. I have eaten a lot of peanuts.
Here's... Read more of this blog post »
#01 Paranor... Read more of this blog post »
For me it's not always easy to find ways to help support programs I believe in. Financially? On occasion but more often than not I'm too busy trying to figure out how to feed my kids and pay my mortgage at the same time. But with a whole lot of time management, I can normally carve out a little t...Read more of this blog post »
“The Sleeping Dead” was published in August and received a number of great reviews from a wide variety of sources. What I’ve been particularly pleased with was that it sold! It feels like there’s a time when you have to reach beyond family and friends and work colleagues and collect readers who k...Read more of this blog post »
Ten days left between now and the end of #NaNoWriMo 2014 and I’m not quite ready yet. I’m behind. Not horribly behind, but enough that if I don’t catch up before Thanksgiving, I don’t think I’m going to make it. So what am I doing? Naturally I’m writing a blog instead.
20,000 words to go, and ther...Read more of this blog post »
Hello Everyone! First off, the book will be done really soon. Not tomorrow soon, but I am still shooting to release it before Thanksgiving. (If it isn’t ready before then, I will totally work on it during Thanksgiving, and my mom and my grandma will be really mad at me, lol). But seriously you gu...Read more of this blog post »
So excited to share this cover with you! I love love love dark romance covers, and this girl is a great model. Sweaters as dresses = so hot! I wish it wasn’t so cold here or I’d just be wearing sweaters and panties around the house forever, haha!
Here is the original image I used. I changed the...Read more of this blog post »
This morning I was reading the news, just like I like to do everyday, and came across a piece about the Catholic Church. As my readers already know, I’m not one for religion but I have a strange fascination with the Catholics both in regards to the history but also generally. The piece I read tod...Read more of this blog post »
I’m posting a few very kind but also interesting comments made by Sean Kennedy, a professor at Saint Mary’s University, about my book. Comes pretty close to how I feel about the whole thing, particularly his observation that we carry devastation with us into tomorrow in order to not forget. What...Read more of this blog post »
Yes, I know I just recently reviewed a book, but I’ve read another great one, and I want to review it before I forget. So.
Befo... Read more of this blog post »
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You're not going to want to miss the latest news concerning The Una... Read more of this blog post »
In the beginning, I did not really want to read this book - it wasn't "my type". It's not science fiction, a murder mystery or the like. But, because I said I would, I started the first page...then the second...and interestingly,... Read more of this blog post »
Exciting news! One of my favorite books of all time, which I’ve recently bought as an ebook to reread!Read more of this blog post »
Today I have the first of a couple of posts about successful queries and why they worked, just like you asked! So, since I work in acquisitions, I asked some of the authors I had the privilege of acquiring to send me their stories. Enjoy! ? Michael Cristiano is... Read more of this blog post »
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Drawing on what they consider to be a successful response to their recent essay, Plural Marriage in Kirtland and Nauvoo, the Brethren have approved the roll out of yet another monthlong PR campaign, this time in pre... Read more of this blog post »
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