The transition to a new decade is a big deal. And we welcomed 2020 in style; sipping champagne in our hotel room in Mexico while the kids slept and fireworks we couldn't see boomed from down the beach. It was truly special. In all seriousness though, the best part of welcoming this particular new year … Continue reading My book comes out this year
I came home tonight to find my husband and youngest daughter both smiling like the cat that caught the canary. "Should we tell her?" he asked. "Definitely," she said. "What are you two up to?" My curiosity was definitely piqued now. "I put a surprise for you in the Christmas Village," my husband responded. "You … Continue reading My First Window Display
My debut novel is going...to...be...PUBLISHED! I am so very excited that Can’t Take It Back has found a home at Audible and will be released as an Audible Original in 2020! The past few months of negotiation and discussion have been nerve-wracking, to say the least, but now that the ink is dry on the … Continue reading This. Is. Happening.
Writing the last line of my second novel felt decidedly different than finishing my first. My first book was one I had to write (and finish) to prove something to myself. I started it ten years earlier and there were times I felt 'stuck' writing a plot I didn't really connect with anymore and characters … Continue reading Not all books are created equal
In early December I found myself without a full-time job and decided to move back into freelancing. The daunting task of searching out new contracts and securing work lay ahead at a time of year when very few were hiring. It was disheartening, to say the least. But in the back of my mind, a … Continue reading Getting it done with just hours to spare