We’re On Schedule!


For once, I got a book to my editor on schedule. The past delays weren’t because I missed a deadline, but because I failed to book her in advance. She was booked solid when I…

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Surprise!


A few weeks ago I went to the beach with the grandkids. We did the usual beach things, playing in the sand, digging for sand crabs, and splashing in the water. But sometimes unexpected things…

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It’s So Hard to Say Good-bye


Good-byes are hard for me. So it’s no surprise I’m feeling a little sad that I’m finishing up my fourth novel, Flood of the Fire. You see, it’s the final book in the series I…

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My Battle with Inertia


This week I started writing the first book in my next series. Typing those first few words was a battle with inertia. And fear. And procrastination driven by fear. Even though I kept telling myself…

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Mixing it Up

Pumpkins

It’s that time of year again when pumpkins become a thing. I love to use the opportunity to add some pumpkin to my chocolate chip oatmeal cookies. Just mixing things up a little creates a…

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Two Bits of Exciting News


Yes, I’m celebrating! Flight of the Spark won a silver medal for YA Epic Fantasy in the Readers’ Favorite contest. Thrilled and delighted doesn’t seem to cover it. I’m grateful for the support from my…

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Another Writing Hurdle Overcome


I’m so excited to be able to tell you that I sent the third book in my series off to my editor last week. It’s looking like I’ll be able to launch the Sting of…

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Things are Heating Up


The summer’s heating up, and so is the action in Sting of Power. I’m winding down the process of working in suggestions from my early readers.  The plus side is their ideas are making the…

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How Should I End the Outlawed Myth Series?


I made a big push the last few weeks and finished the first rewrite of Flood of Fire, Book 4 in the Outlawed Myth series. Now I’ll get back to Book 3, now on the…

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What Makes You Fall in Love with a Book?


What makes you fall in love with a book and want to read it over and over and race to buy anything else that author writes? That’s a question I’d love to know the answer…

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