I’m So Excited!

June 6, 2017

When you send a book out into the world, you have no idea how it’ll be received. So it’s tremendously gratifying when it gets any sort of recognition. I entered my debut novel On a Whim (published October 2016, available on Amazon) in several contests this year, and I’m pleased and proud to announce that …

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Today is Check Your Backups Day

February 1, 2017

Today, February 1, is officially Check Your Backups Day! Why, you ask? Because even geeks, who should know better, can screw it up. (Source: http://checkyourbackups.work/) In dedication to the @GitLab outage of February 1st 2017 Ooops. But that’s OK, right? They had a backup? Well, yes. But then this happened: Ruh roh. That’s a lot …

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On a Whim is here!

October 13, 2016

On a Whim is finally here! The long-awaited (at least by me) release of my debut novel is finally here. It’s been quite a journey for me, this writing and publishing a novel. It’s not something I had dreamed of or even thought about doing as recently as eight years ago. Funny how life changes. …

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A week closer…

October 2, 2016

… and there’s still stuff to do! I’m waiting for comments from my editor to do the final polish. I’m building the publishing templates for the ebook and print version. And I’m slowly figuring out how the final pieces fit together to get a book from my head to your hands. I have learned a …

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It’s almost here!

September 28, 2016

Since January, I’ve been involved in a Super Secret Project (OK, not so secret recently). I’ve written one in a series of twelve connected books. The books will be available on Amazon starting tomorrow, one per week. Mine is Book 3: release date October 13. The Thurston Hotel Books are standalone contemporary romances connected by …

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The wind blows

September 27, 2016

It’s fall. I should be working on one of the client websites I’ve got underway. I should be writing the promotional stuff for my first novel, which is scheduled for release in TWO WEEKS! Instead, I’m thinking about fall, and writing poetry. So you get to read that today, instead of the newsletter or blog …

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