Ever decide you’re going to take a week to catch up, only to have the week booked up with unexpected appointments?  that’s been my week.  This week was supposed to be the start of “Operation Declutter” at the Wallace house.  Instead, I found myself  planning a Tattoo’s engagement party and having a few emergency coffees. […]






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Opinions are totally my own and no one else’s  This weekend I sat in a room with a whole lot of very successful, very romance smart writers discussing marketing and self-publishing. The entire time saw me hyperventilating over the intensity and savvy on display. As I frantically took notes, I realized I had a crap […]






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It’s been 22 days since I started my social media sabbatical.  With only two exceptions (Tattoo’s engagement and Intrigue author Paula Grave’s death) I have not been on Facebook or Twitter.  I’ll confess I did stay on Snapchat until January 4, but that was to follow my son and his fiancé’s vacation photos.  I logged […]






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Happy 2017 everyone!  I hope this year brings everyone peace and prosperity. I decided a while back that, for me, 2017 was going to be about two things: Reinvention and Owning It.  By “It” I mean my values and identity.  I’ve kind of gotten lost over the past couple years, worrying more about being what […]






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This morning, I was telling my friend that I’ve lost confidence in my writing. I used to have great confidence.  Then two things happened: I sold my first book, and social media exploded.  At first I loved Twitter and Facebook.  They put me in touch with friends I hadn’t talked to in years, they kept me on […]






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