Wine & Words, Tea & Dirigibles – You’re Invited!

You are invited to my Launch Party for Miss LiV Adventures, Book II: Memory Key June 28th! I’m giving out free handmade shortbread cookies and upgrading your hot tea purchase to a Mariage Freres tea bag- ‘the best tea in the world’ – at regular tea price. (while supplies last). Everyone is welcome! We’ll have…

Woooot! Book II: Memory Key is Here -Cover Reveal & New Release!

Yes! It’s up and ready to read on Amazon! Paperback is HERE and Kindle is HERE. Get your copy Today! And here’s a snippet to start your journey: “Riding perched on the seat behind Jaimeson, I recalled how deceiving the gentle passage of time could be. I fingered my mother’s locket where it hung faithfully around my…

Miss LiV Book II: Memory Key – Released!

So excited! The final formatting, edits and cover tweaks have been completed, and the final buttons pushed. Just waiting on the gears at Amazon and Kindle to crank into production on May 31st. Just ONE DAY AWAY! That’s right…Mark your calendar, Pick up Book I Now, and get set on May 31st to snap up this long-awaited sequel! I’ll…

Final Pages of the Final Edit

I always get a good laugh at the Final, Very Final, Very Very Final edit files of authors. I know the feeling. But over the years I’ve developed a method, and I can tell you, I’m on the Final edit of the ARC (Advanced Reader Copy) of Book II: Memory Key. That means I’m less…

As Fast as I Can

For those of you who are anxiously awaiting the release of Miss Livingstone’s Book II…Here’s my NaNoWriMo site Goal Tracker from March 18th. I actually met my goal on the 16th, and today I’m up to 160.5 before my work sessions. It’s showing only my work on editing the manuscript since January 1st. Considering I have another full time…

Book II’s Train is Coming

The Unwitting Journeys of the Witty Miss Livingstone, Book II: Memory Key is coming down the tracks and will be released soon. ‘Soon’ instead of a firm date has been a bit frustrating, to be honest, but I’m not going to send the story to publication until it lives up to Book I’s Miss Livingstone’s…

Book III – I Can See the Light

Quite often finishing the draft of a book feels like coming out of a tunnel for me. The spectacular sunset on the mountain out my window yesterday evening came through my former story fog with crisp clarity. I haven’t fully seen the beauty outside of Miss Livingstone’s world for over a month.  I write my drafts…

Z is for Zowie!

Check out what my actor-friend Paula Spurr did when she received my new book from Amazon…Zowie!

J is for Join In! Feeling Human Launch

Yay! The big day is finally here and my new book Feeling Human is officially released on Amazon! In celebration I’m hosting a Virtual Launch on Facebook and will be hanging out at Writer’s Cafe’ with books available for signing all evening. You can find out more HERE! Join in!

E is for Excited! Feeling Human

Shhh… I just peeked and, You can get the Kindle early since you read this post! It’s up and available now….I’m so Excited to share this story with everyone! *Whispers* Get yours today!

B is for Bujold, Lois McMaster Bujold

Lois McMaster Bujold has long been my favorite author, but today she became one of my favorite people. I sent an email to her last night just before midnight – truly at the eleventh hour – to ask if I could include an excerpt from her novel, …Not only did Lois give permission, she replied to me this morning.

My Favorite Moment

The moment when the first big batch of books arrives may be my favorite moment of being an author. It’s like opening that big package at Christmas and finding inside the thing you wished for with all your heart. At last I know the book is no longer only my own, but will be shared with…