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Hanging in Barnes & Noble

Hanging out in Barnes & Noble (trying to avoid buying every single one of the cool bargain books…I have such an addiction!).

I'm a publisher! THE DEMON YOU KNOW is up at Amazon!

Faster than a speeding bullet, more powerful than electrons on speed…it’s digital publishing! All kidding aside, I had no idea that the short story I posted yesterday would go up so quickly! But I’m so very glad it did. So here’s what I learned since my last post: 1) Amazon processes its content fast. Best… Read more »

What's your punishment workout of choice?

I’m over at the Whine Sisters today whining about how much I don’t like working out … but also about how I’ve found a workout that, yes, works for me. Tabata sprints! Read all about it here. Do you do Tabata’s? What’s your favorite workout?

Short Stories … Gotta love 'em!

I confess that I wasn’t always a fan of the short story; once I got to know characters I wanted to spend TIME with them. But with age brings wisdom (not that I’m old enough to be that wise) and I’ve developed a love for the shorter format. And I’m so psyched to be part… Read more »

Adventures in eBooking

Well, folks, my ebook journey kicked into high gear yesterday (can you say “formatting”) and although I’m hardly the first to blog about it, I also probably won’t be the last. So why am I going where so many have already gone before? A couple of reasons. One, I think the digital revolution is fascinating… Read more »

When Passion Lies…yay for great reviews!

[The] romance at the heart of Beck’s latest romantic paranormal thriller will keep fans hungry for more.” From Publisher’s Weekly. Whee! “The fourth Shadow Keepers paranormal [WHEN PASSION LIES] pits the underground culture of shadowers…against vampire-werewolf hybrids whose acid blood and plague-inducing breath kill humans and turn vampires to dust. … Her background makes Caris… Read more »

Shout out for the weekend!

It’s Friday, I’m almost caught up with catching up, the girls have been rocking at their school work, and so we’re starting the weekend early! So what’s on today’s agenda? First up, we’re going to do some tweaking to the script for a super-short, ultra low-budget movie (as in, if we break $50 I’ll be… Read more »

Guest Blog: Ash Krafton and her Bleeding Hearts tour!

Please welcome my guest Ash Krafton today, who’s making the cyber-rounds as part of her Bleeding Hearts book tour! Here’s a bit about the book: BLEEDING HEARTS: Book One of the Demimonde Saving the world one damned person at a time—shy advice columnist-turned-oracle must find a way to save her dangerous demivampire lover from the… Read more »

The Hunger Games…not so satiating

Over the last couple of days, I’ve finally experienced two things that I’d been anticipating. One, my husband’s birthday dinner at the Brazilian style restaurant, Fogo de Chao. We ate at a similar restaurant in China when we adopted Isabella (where they have a huge salad bar and bring a never-ending stream of meats to… Read more »