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I was a staffer in newspapers for more than 15 years, until I couldn't take any more bad coffee or late nights.

I still love newspapers - I can't help it.

Now I live in Michigan with my husband, two kids, an overweight cat and a new dog, courtesy of the local humane society. He's huge, but he thinks he's a lap dog.

I've published a murder mystery titled Death on Deadline, based on my own experiences in newspapers (sans the murder, of course!) and a novella of Christmas stories titled Magic, Miracles & Mistletoe.

I recently released a collection of humorous essays on parenting titled "Mom Tales," and I have a short story featured in "Chicken Soup for the Soul: Inspiration for Writers."

I'm now working on another novel.


Sometimes Imissworking at a newspaper. I miss the interviews. I miss findingthe stories. I miss the writing. I even miss the burned coffee and the crazy hours.

One day, I missed it so much I made up my own newsroom. I staffed it with a bunch of quirky creative types,andthenI developed my hero - a reporter whowas extra nosy andparticularly vigilant about covering the news.

Then I ... well, I knoc... Read more of this blog post »
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Death on Deadline
4.47 of 5 stars 4.47 avg rating — 17 ratings — published 2010 — 4 editions
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Magic, Miracles & Mistletoe
5.0 of 5 stars 5.00 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 2011 — 2 editions
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Death on Deadline - excerpt (Mystery & Thrillers)
1 chapters   —   updated Mar 03, 2011 10:44AM
Description: Reporter America Miles' mean-as-a-snake editor has just keeled over dead after eating a brownie prepared by the food editor. Was his death natural? Or were more sinister forces at work? America ponders recent events while she works at her job and thinks about recent events involving her co-workers.

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Mary Oliver
“...I don't know exactly what a prayer is.
I do know how to pay attention, how to fall down
into the grass, how to kneel down in the grass,
how to be idle and blessed, how to stroll through the fields,
which is what I have been doing all day.
Tell me, what else should I have done?
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Tell me, what is it you plan to do
with your one wild and precious life?”
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