ARCs are here!

July 22, 2016 by - 4 Comments

What’s an ARC, you ask? Why, it’s an advance reader’s copy of a forthcoming book. It’s the paperback that goes out to book reviewers so they have time to read it and review it before publication day. It’s often also sent to buyers for bookstores and libraries. Inside its covers, there are always typos and …Read More

Down the Rabbit Hole

May 2, 2016 by - 2 Comments

  When I finish drafting a novel, I always feel a bit stunned, as though I’ve been unconscious for months and have awakened to find myself in a different place. In a way, that’s exactly what has happened. With my ADHD, I am terribly prone to hyper-focusing. As soon as I get to the halfway point …Read More

A Brand New Bliss House Story: Cold Alone

August 20, 2015 by -

    You know I can’t stay out of Bliss House for long, right? Even as I work on the 2016 Bliss House novel–THE ABANDONED HEART–and get ready for the release of CHARLOTTE’S STORY in October, I’m dreaming up more stories. So I took some time this summer to write you a short story. A …Read More

The Journal

March 2, 2015 by - 1 Comment

      I spend a lot of time evaluating the relative value/usefulness of things. I want just the right tool at the proper time–but it shouldn’t be extravagant or wasteful. Comparison and criticism are nasty bedfellows. In the past I have silently judged infrequent cooks for buying $300 dutch ovens, when I know my …Read More

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