Category Archives: Life

Writing about life. Significant events and musings.

I Did Not Win!

Wah! Ha ha. Nope, I did not win the coveted RONE award for my novel, One Safe Place, but I was thrilled to be nominated. I did have a wonderful time at InD’Scribe conference in Burbank, California. The Marriott hotel … Continue reading

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Grief and Healing

Grief. How do you handle it? When traumatic events occur in the world, how do you keep your sanity, your grasp on what is good on this earth, and continue to enjoy life knowing others have passed, suffered, or still … Continue reading

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Ready for Galleys

It seems the month of September has been spent in doing edits. Round one edits were tough, but I was happy with the extended time they got, and the trimming the manuscript needed to provide a better pace. Then soon … Continue reading

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Copy Edits

I received first round copy edits for One Unforgettable Friday, yesterday. The first round is about content issues, then there’ll be a line edit, and another look before I sign off on the galley copy. I love working with Cindy … Continue reading

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Weather

The United States has experienced unusual weather patterns in many states. None as horrific as in Texas, with Hurricane Harvey. Unbelievable, relentless rain, and massive flooding. My heart goes out, not only to friends who live in Texas, and the … Continue reading

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Catching Up

The Wild Rose Press contract for One Unforgettable Friday, has been signed, sealed, and delivered. Now I’m yours, dear editor. Ha ha. I’m looking forward to getting the copy edits and beginning to put the polish on this last book … Continue reading

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Summer Days.

I did a week of house-sitting for my daughter, while she went to party it up in Cabo. I floated around in her salt water pool, on a giant flamingo float, and enjoyed feeling like a kid. It was also … Continue reading

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Goddess Fish Review Tour

I enjoy working with this promotional company: www.goddessfish.com They are always professional, and keep their promises. While they offer many types of virtual book tours, I always choose the review tour, which is once a week, on a Monday, for … Continue reading

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Book Fairies

Have you heard of The Book Fairies? They started out in the U.K. but have spread worldwide. The idea is to place a sticker on the cover of your book, pop a bookmark inside, tie a nice ribbon around it … Continue reading

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Release Day for One Truth Revealed!

Yay! I always love the excitement around release day. One Truth Revealed is book two of the English Village series. However, they are all stand alone books, so can be read out of order. Here’s a blurb: At thirty-five-years of … Continue reading

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