The most wonderful time of the year…

  When my oldest was in pre-school, he used to ask me what I wanted for Christmas on a daily basis. He did this with everyone. He is a kind, sweet-hearted person who wanted to make sure I received a gift. (Note: if he felt I deserved a gift. On days he didn't agree with … Continue reading The most wonderful time of the year…

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Surface Currents (Golden Shores Book 3) Excerpt

  Chapter One Looking the other way had never been Shannon Tweed’s motto. Maybe if she had spent a little less time trying to calm tense situations and help, she’d have helped herself to a life. Old habits died hard. Especially when the brisk ocean wind whistled through a supposedly deserted alleyway and the faintest … Continue reading Surface Currents (Golden Shores Book 3) Excerpt

Best bets for instant Holiday feels

Fa-la-la-la-la! Yes, it's still early November. I have a confession (which is probably not terribly surprising if you follow me on Twitter). I'm one of those put up the decorations and turn on the holiday music at midnight on Halloween people. I love Christmas! I love the excitement, the family time, and all the special … Continue reading Best bets for instant Holiday feels

On your mark, get set, #NaNoWriMo

It's November and that means #NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month). Have you struggled to find time to finish your novel? Do you dream about a story but haven't tried to write it down? This is your year! Join me and countless other authors across the country as we set aside the excuses and commit to … Continue reading On your mark, get set, #NaNoWriMo

Why I will never buy a dog…

I'm a dog person. Growing up, my family always had a dog. First was the elderly dog who was around long before me. Next came the puppy when my brother and I were in elementary school. Then another dog to keep our aging puppy company. And then I grew up. I graduated college, landed my first job, … Continue reading Why I will never buy a dog…

Recap #IndieAuthorDay 2017

I was delighted to join other local authors at my fabulous library's 2017 Indie Author Day. (For my 2016 recap, click here) It's a great opportunity to learn what's fresh in the indie publishing world. I feel lucky to be writing in the post self-publishing revolution. I am grateful for the authors who have paved … Continue reading Recap #IndieAuthorDay 2017