Jump back into the superstition of childhood in A. Renee Hunt’s ebook thrill, Puddle. [Book Review]

The minute I saw this cover, I knew I had to read the story. How cool is that hand reaching out of the puddle on the sidewalk? It immediately brought to mind the kind of superstitious thoughts that plagued most of us in childhood, and I knew it would bring me back to those days … Continue reading Jump back into the superstition of childhood in A. Renee Hunt’s ebook thrill, Puddle. [Book Review]

“The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid.” – Jane Austen

Look at a book. A book is the right size to be a book. They're solar-powered. If you drop them, they keep on being a book. You can find your place in microseconds. Books are really good at being books, and no matter what happens, books will survive. - Douglas Adams   2016 Goodreads Reading … Continue reading “The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid.” – Jane Austen

Looking back on my beginnings: The First Anthologies to Publish My Work

Two years ago this month, I published the following post on my little blog that almost no one read. I guess it just goes to show that you can start from nowhere, and end up being a published author. I can't believe how far I've come, and I look forward to more years of writing, … Continue reading Looking back on my beginnings: The First Anthologies to Publish My Work

A prosecutor takes on a seemingly unwinnable case with a dark secret. [Book Review]

I came across this book by accident, and only stopped on the cover because of the author name. Marcia Clark? As in the O.J. Simpson trial prosecutor, Marcia Clark?? She writes fiction?! ...Yeah, okay, so maybe I should have known that, but I didn't. So I had to get this book. I wanted to see … Continue reading A prosecutor takes on a seemingly unwinnable case with a dark secret. [Book Review]

Lessons from a Plantser: 2016 was a big one!

When this year began, I had a couple of goals in mind. I knew I wanted to grow my readership, publish at least three books, and start some new habits that would help me toward my ultimate goals of being a full-time author with a healthy body and mind. But as we know, even the … Continue reading Lessons from a Plantser: 2016 was a big one!

The last thing a lonely woman wants is hired help… right? [Book Review]

Frequent readers of lesbian-centered fiction will likely already have heard of Harper Bliss. She's somewhat of a legend in the lesfic world, and is one of those authors so prolific it makes you wonder how they have time to sleep, eat, or go about their day-to-day lives. That being said, this is one of the … Continue reading The last thing a lonely woman wants is hired help… right? [Book Review]

Learning from Our Mistakes and Triumphs: This Day in the Past

Originally published 11-17-2013 Can it be done? When I decided to do National Novel Writing Month again this year, I was hesitant, if not downright terrified. I had participated several times (at least a baker's half-dozen) before, and failed miserably every time. Each time I took part, I quit halfway through (or sooner), and my biggest word … Continue reading Learning from Our Mistakes and Triumphs: This Day in the Past

OUTSIDE REVIEW: Maladaptation by Adan Ramie (Reviewed by Sheena @ The Lesbian Review)

I was pleased as a kitten in a moving box when I ran across The Lesbian Review's assessment of my suspense novel, Maladaptation. I sent Sheena a copy of the book a while back for her honest review, but didn't expect the review to come back so soon, or as glowing. I think she liked … Continue reading OUTSIDE REVIEW: Maladaptation by Adan Ramie (Reviewed by Sheena @ The Lesbian Review)