June 11, 2019

*points to list of books I've written*

As you can see...I've hit a writing slump.  I'm not blaming that on anyone or anything.  It happens to the best of us.  I've written, rewritten, scrapped, replotted, and basically hit a dead end with book 2 of my Camp Pine Haven se...

May 6, 2018

Swag:  the one thing authors dream about and can't wait to have in their arsenal of goodies...but it's the Achilles heel that no one ever talks about.

I've mentioned this twitter thread many, many times but the talented Dahlia Adler did an incredible thread on Twit...

October 25, 2017

I work at a community college and we get calls from folks in the community from time to time wondering if we have resources on different things.  Last week, someone called wanting to know if we had any resources on self-publishing.

Our college doesn't have anything like...

August 11, 2017

So....about a year ago, Laura posted in our debut novel group, The 17 Scribes, about book 2 in her series.  She wanted to make sure it could really be read as a stand alone novel.  Not having read book 1, I offered to read book 2.  

I got a copy and while I ca...

July 7, 2017


I’m counting.

ELEVEN SLEEPS until my book is out in the world.  Currently it’s like riding a roller coaster.  That excitement as you crest the first hill, but then the first death-defying drop makes your stomach bottom out and you feel like you’ll either, puke, pass...

June 7, 2017

I love summer.  While I don't love the heat or the mosquitoes, I do love the longer days and still being light out until 9:30 p.m..

Know what else I love about summer?  Contest season on Twitter for authors!  There's Query Kombat...PitMad...and the ever popular Pitch Wa...

May 19, 2017

If you’re a fan of animated Disney films from over the last 30 years, you’ll be very familiar with this phrase:  Easter Eggs.

No.  I’m not talking about the kind you hide at Easter.

Side note…true story:  as a kid, my grandma would have an Easter Egg hunt in the form of...

April 25, 2017

First off, in true Teaser Tuesday fashion...here is this week's teaser.

I love teasers like this where the author takes a few sentences from the book and matches them up with fun photos.  In this scene, Nate and Charlie are having some make up sexy times (which isn't as...

April 17, 2017

True story:  I have an aunt who keeps a prayer journal. 

And I’m in it.

Not because I’m her niece.  Okay.  Well, I’m sure there are a few pages in there for me being the wonderful niece I am.  After all, I'm not one to turn down someone sending a prayer or two my wa...

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