Books, Fiction, My Books, Real Life, Short story, Writing

‘Tis the Season for Rain

It appears our rainy season has begun here in the central valley of California, but we’re still in the midst of a severe drought, so we’re always hoping for more rain. Time to buy more sweet ground chocolate and another bottle of cream whiskey for Irish hot chocolate. Or maybe I’ll try making my own… Continue reading ‘Tis the Season for Rain

Author Interviews, Writing

I’m not here, I’m there.

Just stopping in to let you know I’m a guest author on My Two Cents Worth (Before Inflation) today. Author Jim Jackson poses great questions for his guests to answer. Most are about reading and writing, but one intriguing question asked what three people I would invite to an all-expenses paid weekend anywhere in the world—with time travel… Continue reading I’m not here, I’m there.

Book Reviews, Fiction, Writing

A sale, an interview, and a review!

SALE!!! High Tea & Flip-Flops will be priced in the US for only $1.99 the whole month of May! As one reviewer said, it’s “Perfect for a lazy afternoon and an umbrella drink.” Here’s the link: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00YNKHFII in case you'd like to share it with a friend. I'm working on a sequel now. I mean, you… Continue reading A sale, an interview, and a review!

Advice, Life, Writing

How can anyone write like that?

Time for another confession. I posted this photo on Facebook last week, and Judith Baxter commented that, now, she could picture me at my writing desk. Well, yes and no. The vase is sitting on my desk, but the photo is carefully staged. Even so, it shows a bit of the mess on my printer… Continue reading How can anyone write like that?

Fiction, Goals, My Books, Novel, Writing

Looking Forward … and Upward!

Last year, my life hit a high and a low. I hope never to repeat the low, but I hope to repeat the high often. The high came from seeing High Tea & Flip-Flops be bought or borrowed by almost 4,000 readers in only four months! That may be nothing to some of you writers,… Continue reading Looking Forward … and Upward!