Did you all know I have a Christmas book coming out? I’ve been doing a lot of talking about my mystery debut, but I am still writing Harlequin Romances as well.  I’m so excited that this year I’m doing a continuity series with one of my closest friends. I know, I know  I say that […]

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A short but sweet post for today’s Monday Musing. More of a reminder to myself than anything. You can’t be everything to all people, so why tire yourself out trying? Trying to please everyone is an impossible task. Just do you.

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My town has one of those informal Facebook pages. You now what I’m talking about – one of those pages where residents can post comments or questions about town activities. It’s pretty useful for finding local contractors, learning about town-wide events and getting the inside scoop on things like businesses moving to town. It’s also […]

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“Fifty years ago, Peyton Place helped create the contemporary notion of “buzz,” indicted 1950s morality, and recast the concept of the soap opera, all in one big, purple-prosed book. It would spawn a sequel, a smash film nominated for nine Academy Awards, and television’s first prime-time serial. A week before it hit bookstores, on September […]

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My ego took a bit of a hit last week. I wasn’t re-elected to serve on the Romance Writers of America (RWA) Board of Directors. There’s no one to blame for the loss but myself. The past couple of years have seen me withdrawing from social media for mental health reasons. (I be neurotic, as you know.) […]

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I don’t normally do group promotional contests, but the timing on this one was just too serendipitous to pass up. This is your chance to win to enter and win a brand-new Kindle 8 preloaded with 80 mystery and romantic suspense titles. And, guess what? One of those titles is The Suburbs Have Secrets! Okay, […]

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The words hit me like a slap in the face. My son looked me square in the eye and said, “Please stop sending suggestions. We want to do this ourselves.” He was talking about his and his fiancee’s upcoming move to Vermont, and he was right. When Tattoo first announced he was moving, my husband and […]

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