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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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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Welcome Ho-Ho-Ho-ers! What better way to cure a post-election hangover than to focus on happy things, like Christmas. That’s why I’m so excited to be part of Caffeinated Readers Holiday Challenge. There’s nothing like some eggnog and a happily ever after to warm me from the inside. Below is a link to an excerpt from […]






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