Category Archives: Calling On Carole!

NaNoWriMo 2017-Fantasy and Real Life Collide

This material may be the most dramatic yet for my memoir, and I expect for Book Two of the Boulevard of Bad Spells and Broken dreams as well.  Continue reading

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Marketing a Series: When to Move On

When I finished Breakwater Beach,  I never intended to write a sequel, never mind two. But Mike and Liz weren’t letting go of their lease on life, and the story premise for The Widow’s Walk popped into my head. It took about … Continue reading

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Do Writers Ever Take a Vacation?

I just wrapped up the in person events on my annual Novel Fun in the Summer Sun book tour, and am looking forward to enjoying time on Cape Cod with my family. But I haven’t had a real vacation for … Continue reading

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Saluting Veterans

I’m taking time from editing Storm Watch, which is due out June 28, to wish everyone a thoughtful, reflective Memorial Day. I will be spending it with family and friends, hosting a barbeque in honor of my son’s birthday and … Continue reading

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Maturing Your Darlings

I’m deep into final edits on Storm Watch.   Yes! The third book in the Unfinished Business series is scheduled for release on June 28. Right in time for beach season and my annual Novel Fun in the Summer Sun … Continue reading

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It’s Hard to Say Goodbye: To My Characters

The melancholy returned as I went about my business and realized that there is a part of me in every single one of them–and that there are pieces of the challenges I face in each of their’s. Continue reading

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To Nano or Not to Nano?

So, to NaNo or not to NaNo? Should I sign up jump the track and start writing 500 words a day on a new project? What are other writers doing? Continue reading

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