How to Trash a Boat

Gearing up for a conference and keeping everything ship shape aren’t always a happy co-existence… welcome to How to Trash a Boat 101! But I’m ready, looking forward to learning to belly dance, have a blast with readers and check out that fabulous Jacksonville skyline. It’s spring, and books galore await. And the boat canContinue reading “How to Trash a Boat”

Pixie Prick is zipping to the top!

Wow! I’m blown away by the traffic to this series, and to the amazing response… Pixie Prick is zipping to the top! I’m a fan too! Of readers that is… And this email made my heart skip. “I love, love, love this series! Each book, I think that’s got to be the end, what elseContinue reading “Pixie Prick is zipping to the top!”

This Pixie Prick has Wings!

Every book baby is different, and Pixie Prick has been surprising. Bumps happened where I never had them before, and other areas that were previously problematic sailed through like butter.  I suppose that’s why I feel so privileged to be an author.  Writing never stops evolving, so the opportunity to stretch is unending. As farContinue reading “This Pixie Prick has Wings!”

Behind the scenes of Pixie Prick

Writing a book could be formulaic, but behind the scenes of Pixie Prick, it was anything but. It all started with an elephant. No, not the kind you eat one bite at a time, and definitely not the 8000 pound one in the room. It was worse. It was the unscratchable itch of curiosity, theContinue reading “Behind the scenes of Pixie Prick”

Welcome to the New World

Welcome to the new world and thanks to my readers for many things, but first, for their assist on choosing my new logo header. I use this primarily in my newsletter, but it also appears on the site. Readers also shared their preferences when it came time to selecting my new logo! Here it is:Continue reading “Welcome to the New World”

Hit the Beach for 99 cents!

Happening now – Boogie Beach: The Record, Book 1 for 99 cents! Starting Nov 1st, you can go to Amazon, Google Play or any major ebook retailer and get your ebook copy of Boogie Beach for 5$ off regular ebook pricing. This promo runs from Nov 1-5 only. Visit your favorite retailer (links below) toContinue reading “Hit the Beach for 99 cents!”

Boogie Beach for 99 cents!

Hey cool cats, I’ve got a super rare treat… Boogie Beach for 99 cents! It’s a five day 99 cent promotion on Boogie Beach: The Record, Book 1. Starting Nov 1st, you can go to Amazon, Google Play or any major ebook retailer and get your ebook copy of Boogie Beach for 5$ off regularContinue reading “Boogie Beach for 99 cents!”

Writings and Deadlines, Oh My!

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? If confessing, I’m not the poster child for selfContinue reading “Writings and Deadlines, Oh My!”

Reviews are Basically Crack for Authors

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”

September Ramblings

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”