All I Can Say Is…Thank You

It’s here!  Moonlight and Oranges is officially for sale on Amazon.com and BarnesandNoble.com in both paperback and eBook! You can look to the right of this post at the snazzy link that takes you right to Amazon.com to purchase it.  … Continue reading

Looking Back

I am now a little more than two weeks away from launching Moonlight and Oranges. But before I go into more of that, please join me in welcoming the glorious, smashing cover design for Moonlight and Oranges, designed for me … Continue reading

Learning from Your Own Writing

My best lessons and indicators for what I should improve or refine in my work are sitting right in front of me, plain as day, in my last creation. In my case, this means that directions for improving my writing can … Continue reading

Fear of New Things

In the art world, and in most places of life, change can come as fast as a tsunami wave–and my reaction to change may be compared to the terror of standing on the beach, watching the incoming wall of water, and … Continue reading

Excerpt: Moonlight and Oranges

This is the excerpt for my novel Moonlight and Oranges, currently a quarter finalist in the Amazon Breakthrough Novel Awards.  After reading this, go to the Amazon page and review it. Thank you so much! _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ CHAPTER ONE:  Orange and Vodka … Continue reading

One Reason to Learn Marketing

Marketing myself as a writer is a lesson I’ve been gradually learning over the past few moths.  Usually I’d grit my teeth about this.  Many writers absolutely hate marketing.  It feels uncreative, its exhausting, it feels like bragging, etc. But it teaches … Continue reading