My Sweet Man's grandson's are here, and we're afloat in the seas of family time and finding balance. Book launches, specifically Boogie Beach for me, and heavy lifting at work for him means this stolen weekend with these young men is a gratifying and needed break. Balance isn't about measures, it's not a fifty percent… Continue reading Family Time and Finding Balance
Coffee and I go way back. Spending an early morning musing over life's oddities is an integral part of accepting another crack, in the form of a sunrise, at life. In taking a pause before the day grows hectic, I get a smidge of time for myself and that micro centering sets me up to… Continue reading Morning Musings: Writing, Coffee, and Oddities
Like anything else, over time what seemed like a great idea doesn't age well... which is how my new All Books tab came to be. I wanted a place to showcase all my books, and while readers who are drawn to specific genres like the ability to narrow down what they seek, some visitors want… Continue reading I Did a Thing! Check out the All Books tab!
Boogie Beach, a funny fantasy is a blast to read; fast paced, well written, and snarky... and this new series release brings the laughs! For my readers here on wwinkle.com, check out this sneak peek at the new cover! Two bars, one magical and one human, lie in the exact same space. That should work.… Continue reading New Funny Fantasy book release and cover reveal!
"To Walk in the World" is now available in paperback. If you're old school like me, holding a book and falling away to revel is one of life's great joys. This story took a while to sculpt. 2017 feels like ages ago; in a way, it is. When I lost my mother, the grief was… Continue reading To Walk in the World now available in paperback!
To Walk in the World is getting wonderful reviews, and I'm dancing! Take a look: Few moments are as frustrating as writing, editing, agonizing and finally publishing a book just to have an immediate review that pans it. It hurts. Especially when you aren't certain they even read it. Trolls live under author's bridges, too.… Continue reading Wonderful Reviews
Launching a book is cathartic. All the months spent enmeshed in To Walk in the World, finding the story, letting the characters speak, crafting the structure, and endless editing to improve, tighten, and get unnecessary words pruned so the light shines in full glory... it's an encompassing experience. Today is a happy day, indeed. I've… Continue reading Happy Launch Day for “To Walk in the World”!
When my fingers first hit the keyboard in late 2017 I had no idea the adventure ahead. This book morphed into a love letter to my mother, to myself, and to woman everywhere, ones who examined their lives and said: "I can be more. In fact, I'm called to change, and I have to answer."… Continue reading Pre Orders for To Walk in the World go live 3/31
"To Walk in the World" took its time becoming, but I'm so proud of this story. Well, stories, since from the onset, the novel became a parallel narrative. I love strong female characters, and understanding how strength reshapes after breaking felt important to explore. This cover, in the reveal below, captures a visual sense of… Continue reading “To Walk in the World” Cover Reveal!
Stepping out of your comfort zone is exhilarating. As a child, I remember staring at the tall steel jungle gym on my elementary playground, then beginning the climb. Breathless, high above the world, I gazed around at the other kids on the ground below as the sense of accomplishment blew through my chest. My new… Continue reading New Release! To Walk in the World