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Available Now!!

on April 21, 2015

I am very late to post this, but HIS FIRST AND LAST  is available now!    At eighteen, Lorelei Pratchett couldn’t wait to get out of her hometown. Twelve years later, her Hollywood dreams have fizzled and she’s back—temporarily, she thinks. Though she throws herself into saving the old theater and starting a baking business,… Read More


The Gift of Giving

on December 22, 2014

Another Monday in December means another giveaway, but first, the winner of the Vera Bradley tote bag is Linda Lioi Lubbert! Congratulations, Linda. I will be in touch! Now onto the new prize. This week it’s all about anchors and time. Thanks to the Anchor Island series, the anchor has invaded my life, landing on… Read More


All I Want For Christmas is a Really Cool Tote

on December 15, 2014

We’re into the second week of the big December giveaways, but first we have to announce the winner from last week. *insert drum roll here* And the statement earrings go to Patsy Nelson! Congratulations Patsy. I’ll be contacting you soon to get all the information I need to get these little baubles out to you…. Read More


Let’s Talk Cookies

on December 5, 2014

December is a busy, frantic, magical time, and I say we celebrate all of these things between now and the moment the big ball drops to drag us into a new year. We’re shopping and cooking and working and shoveling snow (in some places, thankfully not in my area.) And, of course, we’re partying. Everything… Read More


The Book That Will Not End

on January 16, 2013

I’ve been working on this story (UP TO THE CHALLENGE Book 2 in Anchor Island series) since last summer and the end is so close, I can see it shining bright and happy in the distance. But that distance is the problem. The more I write, the more the distance seems to grow. If you… Read More


Running Out of Underwear Would Not Be Good

on January 11, 2013

There seems to be a theme in my life these days. A lessen the Universe is trying to teach me. You see, I’m a planner by nature. As in, I like to organize things. I like to work out the logistics and make sure everything is perfectly in place. Set a schedule and lock in… Read More


Quick, What’s Another Word For Thesaurus?

on September 23, 2011

EDITING TO ADD: The entry (mentioned below) is UP. Check out Secrets & Second Chances. I’ve been confronted with a depressing reality this week. Everything I’ve written in the last four years has been rough draft. Even the work I *thought* I’d revised is still rough. Bumpy, choppy, hairy, rocky, unshorn. (I’ll explain this overload… Read More