Free reads, Reviews

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

Musings

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

Conferences, Musings

Peopling post-Covid and a free book opportunity!

As an elite author at the Orlando Reads Books conference, I sat panels, events, and a big signing. My first large scale event since 2019, and I felt rusty. Hell, I was rusty. I'd sat in my safe places and wrote five books, waiting for this virus to stop sickening and killing people I liked.… Continue reading Peopling post-Covid and a free book opportunity!

Book Excerpt, Book releases

Live at a beach near you, Speedo Down!

My new release, Speedo Down, is live on Apple, Amazon, and all other major retailers! Book 3 of the record is a super snarky fast paced romp, just what the sticky days of August need. Speedo Down: The Record, Book 3 I had a handle on things, then the dragons showed up. On the average… Continue reading Live at a beach near you, Speedo Down!

Book releases, Writing

Summer Insanity and other Melty Things

Good grief, it's not even August, four books published, and my brain is mush. You'd think, after three decades in Florida, I'd schedule publishing for the cool days of February, but nope. If you want a snarky beach read, you want one when you're actually on.the.beach. So, Boogie Beach, Salt Shaken, and the upcoming Speedo… Continue reading Summer Insanity and other Melty Things

Musings

On the Road and in the World

Last Saturday we hit the road to eat good southern BBQ. explore, and check a few work related boxes. First stop was Alabama, to visit with striking mine workers; it was an eye opening experience. Their strike is based around how, when the mining company faced bankruptcy, the miners and other mine workers stepped up,… Continue reading On the Road and in the World

Musings, Writing

Riding Storms and Other Musings

Writing books has flow and meaning. Lightning shivers my timbers, literally, since I live on a boat, in Florida, the lightning capital of the world. Storms, big ones, are a great way to disengage your ego and relax into your role as part of a greater whole. Once the big flashy stuff passes, the healing… Continue reading Riding Storms and Other Musings

Book releases, Writing

Summer Celebration Countdown to Launch: Boogie Beach in 5…4…3..

I can't believe it's 5 days until the Boogie Beach launch on June 21st. The world slips from one season to the next it's time to celebrate summer with the ultimate beach read! (click here for ordering options) Today I uploaded Salt Shaken, Book 2 in this series for pre-order, and that cover reveal is… Continue reading Summer Celebration Countdown to Launch: Boogie Beach in 5…4…3..

Book releases, Musings

Family Time and Finding Balance

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