Ho ho ho! Not really.  But I AM sharing a free sample of HER CONVENIENT CHRISTMAS DATE which is available for pre-order now. You can download your sample by clicking the link below   Ex-footballer Lewis Matola urgently needs to clean up his reputation, and heiress Susan Collier is the only woman who can help. […]

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Today is World Mental Health Day. Mental health is woefully neglected in this world.  Many countries, like the US, Canada and Great Britain, give lip service to wellness, but access to proper resources still remains difficult. Did you know that roughly one person commits suicide nearly every 40 seconds? Meaning that by the time you […]

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I had dinner with a good friend last night, and we ended up in a discussion about networking.  After thinking about it in the shower this morning – because that’s where I do my deep thinking – I realized I gave her some incomplete advice. From the way I see things, there are three types […]

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We talk a lot about quality in the writing world.  That is, we talk about putting out quality books.   Seth Godin, the marketing guru, has gone on record saying that “If you can reliably, and without drama, deliver precisely what you have promised, this is quality.” (Thinking Clearly about Quality: Seth’s Bog 6/2017) If that’s […]

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  This is my to-do list for the next four months, minus my day job schedule or holiday prep.   Color-coded because I want to keep the projects organized. You’ll notice that September doesn’t look that bad.  Until you realize that one of those items is Write a Book.  Then the month starts to look […]

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What’s that you say? The second Sadie McIntyre mystery is closer to release?  That’s right.  After months of life delays, I’m about to hop on a conference call with my editor, the fabulous Mary Therese Hussey, to discuss revisions on BACKYARDS HAVE BODIES.  The goal is still to have this baby out before December.  (I […]

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    Readers, I could use your input.  I’m sitting here on my sofa trying to decide what to do with this blog.  One voice says I should poster write longer blogs that dive a little more deeply into the subjects I’m interested in and post them every few weeks.  The other says I should […]

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