Merry Christmas to You

  May you have a wonderful holiday seasonand the best to you & yours in 2019.  I hope you enjoyed Helen Hollick’s short story extravaganza on Discovering Diamonds this month featuring stories from more than 20 writers. Scroll down for the list of authors and links! I contributed this contemporary Christmas-themed story – Love in 140 –…

Men of the Cross & more – special holiday offer

Looking for a gift for the historical fiction fan? Men of the Cross Sweeping battles, forbidden love, and 2 knights following Richard the Lionheart A 2014 B.R.A.G. Medallion honoree and Readers’ Favorite e-book now on sale for $1.99/£1.31 for Kindle & Nook and at Smashwords. If contemporary family sagas are more to your liking, Keeping the Family Peace is also…

the Next Big Thing

Welcome to the NEXT BIG THING Blog Hop. What is a blog hop? Basically, it’s a way for readers to discover authors new to them.  I hope you’ll find new-to-you authors whose works you enjoy.  On this stop on the blog hop, you’ll find a bit of information on me and one of my books…

Adventures in self-publishing: using CreateSpace

The journey began a few days after Christmas. Take 1 Word document and format it, convert to PDF and upload to Amazon CreateSpace. Easy. HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA! [warning: long post ahead] I read [some of] the online help. I’m usually pretty darn good with technology (if I do say so myself), so I had no qualms about…

things that come in the mail…

The time to squee is now. 🙂 The proof of my book arrived in the mail! I did a quick check of it today and handed it over to friend Mary B. She’ll do a read-through to see if, during the adventure <insert major sarcasm here> of CreateSpace formatting, I created any typos, caused ellipses…