Anybody Out There?

Dear Reader, I’ve been told people don’t care about author’s websites anymore; it’s all about our social media sites. I’ve also heard tons of tips about blogging. Do this. Don’t do that. None of it matters, though, if no one’s...

Salon Madness

So tonight, in the writing salon that I teach, we were writing personal stories in a journalistic style. The outcome was hilarious. Here’s one of my twenty-minute writes. It’s unedited. Enjoy. A Million Dollar Smile One Woman’s Decision to Change her...

Audio Book Giveaway

Dear Reader, Some exciting news: The Middle of Somewhere is now available on Audible! With me reading! I recorded my award-winning novel with Dog Ear  Audio a few years back and it was available on CD. But now you can download it onto your iPhone, iPod, whatever. And...

All things Star Trek

I wouldn’t qualify as a Trekky, but as a kid, I watched the first half of every single Star Trek episode. It came on at dinner time. As we were not a family that watched TV during dinner, it meant I was torn away from the TV before I ever found out how the...

Amanda’s Not So Special Christmas

With Christmas Eve came Amanda’s desire for family tenderness, the kind she saw in movies and read about in books: a blazing fire, her family sitting around playing games or telling stories while outside a dusting of snow turned the world into a glittery holiday card....