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Time Management Tips: Getting started

I’ve been writing books for over ten years now, and during all of that time I’ve repeatedly fielded the question of “how do you do it? How do you juggle all the stuff you’ve got going on? Do you have some sort of 36 hour day that the rest of us don’t?” It’s a legitimate… Read more »

Today is Bossing Day!

Are you all ready to celebrate in the joy that is Bossing Day, the newest Hallmark holiday to hit the shelves.  Wait.  What???? Ah, never mind.  The little elves have informed me that Bossing Day is not an international, national, state or even local holiday.  Apparently it’s limited to my house only. Yes, that’s right…. Read more »

Shoulda been writing, but …

Instead, I’ve spent the evening semi-procrastinating by making timeline photos for Facebook and fiddling with the landing page for my website. What can I say? It’s fun! (Though considering it’s Friday, maybe that just makes me pathetic???)

Stupid Kid Tricks-fun times in mommyland

Last night, I was sitting reading at my eldest spawn’s Glee Club practice. Break time comes, and all the kids come bursting out, followed by the teacher. Nothing out of the ordinary there, right? But then the teacher looks at me, points to the Spawn, and says, “Has she ever done the eye thing for… Read more »

Tattoos and flaws and anorexia, oh my!

I’m thinking about flaws today. It’s one of the things that I’m having fun with as I go back and look at some of my backlist books. I’m not revising heavily, but it’s fun to be able to fix a few of the flaws that maybe made it through the copyediting/galley process. But what about… Read more »

Raising kids or fighting demons…how do you choose?

I’m so excited to be blogging at Jane Myers Perrine’s cyber-home today, especially when she posed the question of choosing between being a soccer mom or a Demon Hunter. Because, really, what mom hasn’t had to make that choice? Why just this morning, I had to choose between getting my kids to school on time… Read more »

Short or long, stories pack powerful punches

Today, I’m blogging over at the Whine Sisters, and I posted a link to Porcelain Unicorn, a truly lovely short film. And I mean short. Just three minutes. Pop on over and check it out if you want to see a truly powerful punch packed into just three short minutes. Compare that to something like… Read more »