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Making My Debut

A significant milestone in my writing career happens very soon (in exactly eight days, but whose counting?!) On June 20th my debut novel is available to the reading public. I am thrilled!! (and a little terrified, but mostly thrilled) Taxing … Continue reading

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New Uses for Old Books

I’m a book fan. The hold-in-my-hand, smell-the-musty page, pile-on-the-nightstand kind of book. I find bookstores dangerous because I can’t pull myself away without buying several new titles. My conundrum—what do I do with all my leftover books? Yes, I’ve given … Continue reading

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Happy May Day!

I have always been fascinated by rituals and celebrations with seasonal significance. Cultures all around the world built monuments to mark the seasons from the El Castillo pyramid to Stonehenge.  While these monuments show the importance of celestial events like … Continue reading

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How Thick Does an Author’s Skin Need to Be

It’s times like these that an author would do well to grow a thick skin, perhaps something like that of a rhinoceros, or better yet a porcupine. Something that protects from the barbs, and sharpened teeth of a mad, frothing at the mouth, rabid reader. Continue reading

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Pura Vida!

An important part of any writer’s life is refilling the creative well. Whether it’s diving into research, exploring a new hobby or binge watching a favorite show, we all have ways to recharge and keep those creative juices flowing. My … Continue reading

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Where do you story ideas come from?

This is, without a doubt, the most frequently asked question I get from readers, friends—even family! The answer? Many places. Since I write romantic suspense—with ghosts in the mix—I’m always looking for news of supernatural events. I’m not just talking … Continue reading

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You Can’t Win if You Don’t Play

I’m reading a self help book by another author, (obviously another author because I prefer to make up my stories ha!) and my favourite line so far is “You can’t win if you don’t play.” (The Subtle Art of not … Continue reading

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