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iAnnotate PDF – Techno Thursday App Recommendation

A quickie Techno Thursday entry today, but although the post is quick, the app I’m recommending is incredibly powerful for anyone needing to review and mark-up documents. It’s called iAnnotate PDF, and it’s an app for all of you iPad users. (Note: the developer has a similar app for the iPhone, but for my purposes… Read more »

Legal Tips for Writers

I’m sick, my kid is sick, my other kid is getting sick…. And so I thought what better time to recycle an old article? Especially since I’m going to start posting periodic Writer Wednesday blogs with random writing tips (not to be confused with my eldest daughter’s recent cry of “Random People Being Beat Up… Read more »

Latchkey's Lament – fab short film!

I seem to be on a video kick lately! My own book trailers and shorts I’ve found around the internet. And since I do love the movies–I think that Film Fridays could be a fun features. Movie reviews, screenplay chatter, Hollywood gossip. Whatevah. Today, it’s another short film that I just loved. Very steampunk, and… Read more »

The Awesomeness of Evernote

I’m starting something new on the blog: Techno Thursday. I’m a geek wanna be, in that I love techie stuff, but couldn’t write code if my life depended on it. But I’m every tech producer’s dream, as I’ll try out pretty much any gizmo or gadget out there. Some I think are cool…but I end… Read more »

Why Does My Foot Stick Out My Butt?

Although this video is about six years old now, it’s a classic in our family. Our little girl, age four when this was shot, on her way to fame. (I should point out that we have no idea how she came up with either the words or the tune…but for the purposes of family amusement,… Read more »

Grandmas, astronauts, and one heck of a tall tale

I’ve been having fun with the stories about my Grandma Ebby, and recently I shared a fun one involving NASA and diapers (no, really) over at S.M. Nonnemacher’s blog. (I swore I already posted a link from here, but clearly I’m getting senile at all of 27. Twenty-seven, yes, really. It’s all about embellishing stories… Read more »

Love is Murder…check out the awesome cover!

I’m so excited to have a short story in the Love is Murder anthology edited by the fabulous Sandra Brown! The release date is coming soon….May 29…but today is Cover Release Day! You can pre-order now from Amazon, Barnes and Noble, or your favorite bookseller! Check out some of the awesome advance reviews: Praise for… Read more »