What would your statue look like?

I’ve been out of the country for the last two weeks. (But if you’re a burglar looking to break into my house, you’re out of luck. I left my children, all of whom are well armed and in a bad…

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You find inspiration everywhere

Here in Ireland getting my writing battery recharged. It’s so nice to laugh and commiserate. I’m surprised how many writing reminders I’ve seen here. Always good advice. (Dublina tower)                      …

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Why my house will never be chic

I appreciate a well decorated house. I really do. But here’s what happens when I try home improvements. I consider that my wooden kitchen chairs are fifteen years old and I’m even older, so it would be awesome if I…

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Can you come up with a better line?

I’m in the never-ending process of editing. Which, par for the course, was supposed to be done two weeks ago. Sigh. Anyway, one of the things on the editing list is a rework (probably) of one of the jokes. Two beta readers…

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Ten Things Published Authors Won’t Tell You

We don’t live glamorous lives. Sure, there are those handful of celebrity authors who are going to their movie premiers and live in mansions. That’s not life for the other 99.99%. Most writers either have another job to support themselves or…

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A small tribute to my father

 I dedicated My Double Life to my father. It only seemed right to thank him for being there for me when my main character’s goal during the book was to meet the father that she had never known. My dad…

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Slayers 3 update

So, the book is nearing 600 pages, so I decided to break it up into two books. This is both good news and bad news. The good news is that instead of waiting for the entire book to be edited,…

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Still Almost There

I’m still holding the throttle of my little ship while the Death Star tries to shoot me out of the sky. Okay, not really. It’s just 4:45 in the morning and I’ve almost finished a round of revisions and words…

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