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I published part of this as a bite on Book+Main, but I thought y'all might like a sneak peek at a slightly longer clip. Enjoy! “I know it doesn’t make sense,” he continued. “That’s what you said to me. Remember? And then you asked me to trust you. Now I’m asking you to trust me. … Continue reading Teaser alert!
...May 7, 2018! Yes — you read that right. MAY. SEVENTH. Remember when I thought I had LOTS of time to prepare for this exciting day?? Yeah, it's in... (*checks countdown on own website*) ...THIRTY-SEVEN DAYS. Squee!! I'm already up for pre-order on Amazon - squee again!!! To celebrate, I'll be hosting weekly giveaways on … Continue reading DEBRIEFING THE DEAD will release on…
So I've been writing my butt off (or rather, ON, given all the sitting I've been doing), getting up at 4:30 a.m. on weekdays, just to have some quiet, focused time to myself. It's amazing what I can do, when all the active extroverts I live with are still asleep. But I digress. The point … Continue reading To Anachronise Or Not, That Is The Question
As a busy author/teacher/mother/wife/trying-to-be-an-individual-also, I haven't had much time to read of late. But I love listening to audiobooks, and I love the classics, and I especially love the classics when they're written by women. #shepersisted So having read Jane Eyre (by Charlotte) a long time ago, I got curious about the "other" Brontës, and decided … Continue reading Wild Genius
No, this isn't our house. But it's the house I would aspire to if I had endless time for things like decorating. Hey I feel good that I got everything dusted. Once. Two and a half weeks ago: But today is the last day of school before break, so I finally feel like I might … Continue reading Happy Holy-days!
I had one official goal this summer (finish ALOS) and one unofficial goal (publish DEAD). Obviously, I'm good on the second one, but crazy as it sounds, since I was about 75% of the way done back in June, it looks like I will NOT be able to finish ALOS "this summer." Apart from the … Continue reading Goals
Well, here's a new one I hadn't thought of. From about 2003 to mid-2014, I was a member of Romance Writers of America, the industry group to be in if your writing has anything to do with romance, which mine does. I was also a member of various subchapters, including my local one, Rose City … Continue reading A Wrinkle of Timing
Hey, remember a few weeks back (two weeks ago, today, in fact!), before I got my first publishing contract? Remember how I could sit all day on my deck, and write? Yeah, that's not happening anymore. It's one of the unspoken ironies of publication: The minute you get that first contract, is the minute when … Continue reading Keywords and Covers and Blurbs, Oh My!
It is with great pleasure that I officially announce the sale of my novel, DEBRIEFING THE DEAD, to The Wild Rose Press. This has been such a long and incredible journey, and I'm beyond thrilled to begin this next leg of it. I don't have many details yet (like, um, publication date, and silly things … Continue reading Sold!