• 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 – […]

  • Merry & Bright. White. Peaceful. Merry Christmas to You

    The best of everything to youand yours this holiday seasonand in the coming year. 

  • IndieBRAG Holiday Blog Hop

    I have joined indieBRAG Medallion honorees for the month of December, on, for  this Christmas Blog Hop. Participating authors will share tales of Christmas traditions and more. Enjoy! And Happy Holidays to you! Traditions…Dad worked on the Christmas tree lot for the Optimists Club every year, selling beautiful and fresh-smelling pines and cedars. He could have brought […]

  • all is merry and bright…

    Merry Christmas! And the best to you and yoursthis holiday season.

  • Family Peace, Christmas, & lasagna

    The final countdown has begun. I shipped the files for the novel to Jaye Manus for formatting. In a few days – assuming Jaye can make heads or tails of the .doc file – I’ll be reviewing proofs for Kindle format! You can’t imagine the work that goes into formatting a Word document to make […]

  • not listening to the calls of chapter 1…

    I am desperately trying to pretend that I don’t have 95,000+ words on my hard drive calling my name. A couple of weeks ago I asked the twitterati (is that the right term?) if they put their novels aside for a brief time before diving into revisions of a 1st (or 2nd/3rd) draft. It’s also […]