Local Author’s Event Today!

Please stop by! The event runs from 10:00 am until 2:30 pm, and I’ll be running a table starting at 1:00 pm. I’ll have books and voodoo dolls for sale. My girls will also be popping in here and there, which really makes it fun for me. They are deliciously feral little things. Hope you can stop by and chat … Read More

Come See Me at the 2019 Local Author Showcase this Saturday!

This is one of my favorite events of the year! The Paseo Verde Library will be hosting its local author’s showcase, and I’ve been invited to take part. It’s a friendly, joyful event packed with local authors, and it’s just so much fun! The event runs from 10:00 am until 2:30 am, and I’ll be sitting at my table from … Read More

WIP Wednesday

Soooooo…what am I up to? Here’s a quick rundown. Somebody tell my agent because she’s probably wondering, too. I took a break from THE NOVEL because THE NOVEL is giving me fits. I’m having difficulty focusing, so I’m working on other things instead. I just edited and sent in the first two scripts for the Crystal Lake Kids line. One … Read More

The First HWA Las Vegas Chapter Meeting of 2019 was a Success!

It was a lot of fun! This is the first time we’ve met at Copper Cat Books (which is a venue we adore, run by an absolutely stellar couple) and also the first time we had more than five people. Usually we grabbed a table at Count’s Vamp’d, which is a very cool Rock and Roll bar with live music. … Read More

Book Signing At Copper Cat Books October 26

Join my HWA Las Vegas co-chair Tim Chizmar and I as we sign at Copper Cat Books! Come by, browse the book store, check out our works, and chat with us. What a fun way to spend the Saturday before Halloween! We’ll be there from 12:00 until 3:00. Stop by and see us at 1570 West Horizon Ridge Pkwy Suite 170 (West … Read More

Come to the Book Festival and Our Panel Tomorrow!

It’s going to be a big day! It will start off when a highly caffeinated Mercedes ‘N’ Friends have a panel discussing the adult Sci-fi and mystery genres. Authors Katie Salidas, Tim Chizmar, Mat Kaufman, and yours truly will be there. Come with any questions you might have. Also, it will be 9 am on a Saturday morning in Las … Read More

Recap of The Diamond Valley Writers Guild

Tim Chizmar and I had a great time doing a one-day road trip and speaking to the Diamond Valley Writers Guild last week! I l left my house at 3:00. I met up with Tim, and we began the 4 1/2 hour drive to Hemet, CA.   The Hemet library was gorgeous. The Diamond Valley Writers Guild was made up … Read More

Happy Miss Murder

I was asked to show a picture of myself where I was truly happy, and I chose this one. It was a Sunday. I wore a red dress to church, and I came home to be with my family, whom I love more than life. I have glittery walls in my bedroom and an original The Last Unicorn movie poster … Read More

My Labyrinth Baby Quilt!

You remind me of the Babe. My Angry Ginger had one of the cutest babies in the whole entire world, and I’m not saying that because I’m her friend. I know a darling babe when I see one. Her nursery is decorated in Labyrinth, because her parents are insanely awesome and geeky. So I made what I think is my … Read More

The Sweet Agony Of This Adorable Quilt Block.

It’s seriously the most darling quilt block, but perhaps not for beginners. I’m a beginner. Oh, isn’t this first little stripe cute? Sure is! Now make 60 of them. Anyway, I ended up with a darling little lap quilt that I was really proud of. And I promply gave it to my cat. Because it was my first block quilt … Read More