Yippee! I'm excited! Finally, book three of this trilogy is preparing to launch, and it's such a wonderful story! The cover is groovy, too! Pre-order on Amazon here, and as Apple and others go live I'll be updating the book's page here on the site. In a world torn between darkness and light, can love… Continue reading Romer’s Candle now on Pre-order!
The Books at the Beach book signing is Saturday in Clearwater! Here's a sneak peek at the gift basket I'm raffling off. Come see me at table 22 and enter to win! Sea turtle salt and pepper shakers! Wine! Your very own Winnie Winkle wine glass! Three books! Sea shell Christmas ornaments, a beach bag,… Continue reading Conference Time!
I grew up in the MidWest, and fall is food. Just ridiculous amounts of wonderful stuff, like apples, homemade cinnamon donuts, hearty stews, savory soups, and the beginnings of pie season. Pie is simple-looking complexity. Pie season? Damn Skippy. Fall is fruit, pumpkins, sweet potatoes, and hints of nutmeg, cinnamon, clove and ginger. And making… Continue reading Hello October, you Big Sexy Pie Man
Writing is my job. In my beefy little 2022 planner, four books lurk. I'm deciding, amongst the dozens of other plates I'm juggling, how 2022 will look. Where are the months when my hair is on fire? Which ones have a getaway tucked into their folds? I think I can If confessing, I'm not the… Continue reading Writings and Deadlines, Oh My!
I promised a few pics of our family's celebration. Enjoy! My new son in law! So happy for my sweet girl! A lovely joyful day Surrounded by happiness I'll be back in a day or two with writing updates and newsy bits! Thanks for celebrating with us and I hope you enjoyed the pics of… Continue reading Happy Wedding, Happy Life
Weddings are a time to reflect and grow, holding the past and embracing what's next. I am both surprised at the speed of this change in my daughter's life, and transported back to my own twenties. One thing I'm certain of, is that I am an observer, a privileged one, witnessing the beginning of her… Continue reading Milestones and Highway Divides
Reviews matter, and I've shared why in other posts. But this one, for To Walk in the World, made me weep. The blogger, Julia Picks 1, got this book. All the way. And my heart is both joyful and reliving the toughest book I ever wrote. Here's her review: The truth is that if we… Continue reading I’m Not Crying. Well, Actually…
I'm working on a new paranormal romance called Romer's Candle, which is Book 3 of the Broke in Magic series. I's been a long time in the hopper, mostly because I wasn't sure what I wanted to do with Romer. He's complicated. Broke in Magic is a trilogy about three besties, Jasper, Wellie and Romer,… Continue reading Romer’s Candle – New November Release
Creatives thrive on feedback and for authors that means reviews. No point in sugarcoating it, a good review makes an author glow. A reader loved the book, finished the book, and wants more. It's the trifecta of months (or years) of effort. Recently, a reader posted this review of Salt Shaken on Amazon, and yeah,… Continue reading Reviews are Basically Crack for Authors
It's time to plan for 2022. How many books to write? Conferences to attend? What long term goals fill the upcoming year? Which short term ones occupy the quarters?Taking stock keeps focus on the front burner. August, with its conferences and a book launch, wore me out. I sat with my goals and my brain,… Continue reading September Ramblings