“Pros and Cons” Snippet

Through the wonderful coincidence of dovetailing deadlines, over the past five weeks, I have had to edit /copyedit/proofread three novels (multiple times) and one novella. All told, with the multiple reading passes, I have been through 640,000 words … [Read more...]

Holiday Blues


  As you might be able to tell from the title, this is not a light and cheery blog. In fact, I suppose it could be seen as something of a downer. However, I'm sure I'm not the only person who suffers from these holiday blues, so I thought I'd … [Read more...]

Catching up with Jenna


I've been pretty quiet online lately. I even missed my last day to post on Deadline Dames (bad Jenna!). In my defense, I have been pretty busy. I've been hard at work on my WIP, which is RESISTANCE, the second book in my upcoming YA series. For some … [Read more...]

Catching up with Jenna


I just had an over-2,700 word writing session, which is pretty heavy output for me unless I'm nearing the end of the book. My hands are tired, and my brain is a little tired, too. I thought I'd borrow a page from some of my fellow Dames and do a … [Read more...]

What I Read This Summer


I don't often write about books I've read. There are several reasons for this. One is that I know an awful lot of writers, and I'm always worried someone will feel slighted if I don't mention their book. Another is that my reactions to books I enjoy … [Read more...]