Strike a cord…


I saw something on Twitter yesterday that really struck a cord with me. I thought I “liked it” but I didn’t. And even though I loved the words I sort of forgot what they were. I can’t remember exactly what the post said… I do know the gist…. If you are an author and you […]

An update….

Bea - reviews

When it comes to writing a book, the easiest part of the process is the actual writing of it… The hardest part is the marketing and the scariest part, by far, is wondering how people will react to it. Sure, nothing pleases me more than seeing a new review on Amazon or Goodreads.  But every time […]

When they take over…


How many times have you heard an author say their characters surprised them? Over the years, I have heard the line so often. I hate to admit it, but each time I did I couldn’t help but roll my eyes. After all, how could characters surprise their creator? And then it happened to me . […]

Guess what???


So much has been going on… I don’t remember what I share… or where… I confuse myself on a daily basis – well that isn’t news now is it? Memorial Day weekend was quite exciting… Not only was my mom in town from Florida I signed a contract with Booktrope to republish Dangled Carat! It […]

I am there for you….

dog eat

With out fail, every time I ask a co-worker of mine how he is doing I get the same answer, “It’s a dog eat dog world, and I am wearing Milk Bone underwear.”  His answer always makes me laugh, but it also makes me sad. I am used to working in corporate America.  Sadly, for […]

Until you know, you don’t know…


I have been an avid reader my entire life. From the time I was a little girl I loved nothing more than to curl up with a good book.  I remember begging my parents to let me stay up just a little bit longer to finish one more chapter.  When I thought they were safely […]

Guest Post – Advice for Aspiring Authors


Last week I went through the daunting task of querying agents. I know that the chances of securing one are slim to none, but I had to try.  So I did… and the rejections keep coming in…. but since I expected them to I am not too upset.  I have explored other options and plan […]

Interview with an author – Brenda Youngerman!

Have you ever read a book and loved it?  Did you ever wish you could speak to the author? I mean really speak to the author?  Wouldn’t that be amazing?  Well, I did!   In the summer, I met a new blogger.  Her name was Brenda Youngerman.  I knew nothing about her, except she seemed […]


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