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Have you hugged someone today?

Everyday counts, people! Do the folks you love know you love them? Call a friend, hug a child, kiss a parent and your spouse! It matters! Not only does a hug lift someone else up by its very nature (and that’s a super nice feeling), but you just never know how many days you have […]

WHEN DARKNESS HUNGERS: Release Day!!!!

Yay!!! I’m so excited because it’s release day for WHEN DARKNESS HUNGERS, book 5 in the Shadow Keepers series. And, I have to confess, that this book features one of my favorite characters. (I know that, like a mom, you’re not supposed to have a favorite.) Sergius is just so horribly tortured, and his been […]

Never go hungry again?

Meat. Lots and lots of meat. That’s what we’ve got in our freezer … and it’s awesome. (And was almost tragic!) Since my family eats paleo/primal (which essentially means that we eat whole, natural foods and avoid processed junk), we have found that it is very, very economical to buy an entire cow and stock […]

Buy CAT and help a cat (or a dog!)

More info coming soon, but I wanted to get the word out there that I’m donating 50% of my Nook & Kindle proceeds for the sale of THE CAT’S FANCY during the month of June and July to Austin Pets Alive! a fabulous organization that is working hard to make Austin a no-kill city. More […]

The "Supreme" Key to Creating Characters

This post continues where Monday’s post (From Supreme Ruler of the Universe to Girl Next Door: How to Write Believable Characters) left off. You, as the supreme ruler of your story, have given your character a goal. Excellent. And your goal as a writer is to create a well-paced story that has compelling characters and […]

Nice review for The Honeymoon

“I so did not see any of the twists in this one coming.” From Proud Book Nerd in the review for Love is Murder and my story, The Honeymoon. Cool!

Taking Your Money? That's So Rude!

Yesterday, I heard from my agent’s assistant that the Pub Payment for WHEN PASSION LIES (the portion of a book’s advance that comes when a book hits the shelves) had arrived at the agency. Let’s eavesdrop on the conversation that transpired in my family, shall we? [scrippet] INT. MINI-VAN – DAY JULIE (eyes on road) […]

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