The Finder of Forgotten Things (Preview!)

Can you believe it? Just five months until my next novel releases. That seems both forever and practically tomorrow! As the days tick by, I thought it might be fun to share the opening of the story. Hopefully, it’ll whet your whistle for the whole thing! While...

What’s Your Tree House?

A friend of mine is living with a terminal diagnosis right now. And what is she doing with her last days? Building a tree house. She always wanted one. Has long meant to build a grown-up version. But she just never got around to it. Which has got me thinking about...

Do everything for the 50th time!

Last week I celebrated my 49 birthday. And since we celebrate birthdays at the END of the year, that means I am now entering my FIFTIETH year. Whoops. How did that happen?? While I don’t feel fifty, I can’t help but think about how each day of this coming...

An Election Day Launch

There’s this thing in the publishing industry whereby books almost always release on Tuesdays. There are multiple theories as to why this is including: Tuesday is a slow sales day and needs the boost of new releases.The NY Times bestseller list is based on sales...

The First Review – Phew!

Just ahead of the release of a new story, authors can expect reviews to start trickling in. There are ARCs (advanced reader copies) along with services like NetGalley providing early readers and reviewers with access. It’s nerve-wracking. No matter how confident...