Boogie Beach, Book 1 in a new Funny Fantasy series is available for preorder in paperback. Jennie of jenniereads.com says, "A humorous fresh read taking fantasy to the next level. Greek god in a speedo, witches with snark, pelican shapeshifters and at the center is Patra just trying to manage two bars and stay alive… Continue reading Boogie Beach Preorder for Paperbacks is on the way!
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!
In my life I've worn several, some with greater aplomb than others. Party girl was a good fit. Motherhood was one that stayed the longest, but I've worked an oddball lot of jobs, starting out drilling bowling balls for the JCPenney sporting goods department before moving upstairs to run their old school printing press (placing… Continue reading Hats
This past weekend has been a bookend of several sorts. My daughter graduated college, and we traveled to beautiful Sarasota to celebrate her milestone. Her life is stopping and restarting in exciting ways as she heads into a gap year before pursuing her masters. She's taking on the expenses and responsibilities of a young adult… Continue reading Beginnings
A while back, I mentioned that writing in different genres gave me a way to stretch and find my voice. This past year, I've written a new series, and it's a hoot! Set on a Florida beach, a bar on the intersection of the human and magical worlds is the scene for Cleopatra O'Keefe to… Continue reading Boogie Beach – new series almost ready to release!
"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!
When my kids were small we were junkies for the Adventure Time show. Finn the Human, Jake the Dog, and their post apocalyptic shenanigans were a hoot and we loved them. Adventure takes many forms, some grand, some internal, but embracing adventure is accepting change as your norm. It's choosing to diverge from safe and… Continue reading Adventure Time!
Excerpt from To Walk in the World The house was old, and she loved that part. Undiscovered charm hid under layers of paint, wallpaper, paint on wallpaper over plaster, yikes, plus various home improvement attempts arrayed on a scale of WTF to WOW, and a vibe. God, what a vibe! When she walked onto the… Continue reading Cha Cha (Excerpt from To Walk in the World)
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”!