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New Release, New Anxiety

New Release, New Anxiety

My second release snuck up on me. (I’m not even sure how that’s possible.) Where as with my first novel – maybe because it was my first – the release seemed to stay at some undefined future date; my second quickly debuted, leaving me feeling unprepared. Thrush, is of a completely different vein than my […]

Be Mine (Reviewer)?

I am six months old…as an author. Well, published for six months anyway. I’ve been writing for years. (Just didn’t realize I was writing a book until it was finished.) Last February, my debut novel ‘Solstice Night‘ was released. In the weeks building up to the release, my publisher and I did our best to […]

Book Covers: A Question of DIY

Book Covers: A Question of DIY

My non-linear path in life has given me experience, and some expertise, in creating visual graphics. However, I am not a graphic designer. As authors, we like having control over every detail of our creation, or at least I do (maybe, I’m a little obsessive). Stating that, I promise I did not intend to take […]

Redlines are Encouragement

I have been writing lately and it feels good. Even published, I still only write when the mood hits. Perhaps if I was a full-time author with deadlines decreed from a huge publishing house, I would stress more and have hard deadlines. But I don’t think I would enjoy it as much. I write because […]

Foot Loose

After spending the month of July in an orthopedic boot, I am back in my sneakers. I am extremely pleased to be free of the heavy black device. It was the smallest the doctor had, but it still reached almost to my knee. It was a great alternative to crutches and I shudder thinking I […]