February 24, 2020 by - 8 Comments

  Hey, welcome to the very last week of February. This one includes a Bonus Day, which is kind of cool. I feel like February 29th should be a holiday since it only comes every four years, right? Maybe take a long, deep breath before March and the tumble of gray, windy days that lead …Read More

Words for the New Year, Part 2

January 9, 2020 by - 2 Comments

We’re in mid-renovation due to a September plumbing disaster at Chez Benedict. One half of our house looks like we’re auditioning for Hoarders. The other half looks a lot like this:   I’ve been through renovations before, yet they never get easier. Well, I guess the one we did with a nine-year-old and a toddler in …Read More

What’s Your Word for the New Year?

January 2, 2020 by - 7 Comments

I love the tradition many people have of choosing a word to hang their new year on. I’m sure I’ve done that in the past, but I forget what I said. Which goes to the practicality of my choosing a theme, but not pasting it on the wall, or on something I see every day. …Read More

The Stranger Inside Tour Wrap Up: Links and Pics

March 5, 2019 by -

    What an amazing month it’s been! I can’t believe The Stranger Inside was published a full month ago. It’s been a whirlwind, so I’m collecting all my favorite links about it here. Lots of folks worked hard to bring this novel to as many readers as possible, and the results have been overwhelmingly positive! …Read More

The Stranger Inside is Here!

February 5, 2019 by - 4 Comments

    Today is the day! THE STRANGER INSIDE is truly launched into the world. A woman returning home to find a man living in her house? Check. Someone trying to ruin her life? Check. Dead sister? Check. Exes everywhere? Check. Secrets that could cost her everything–including her life? Check. Check. Check.   This is …Read More