I’m delighted to be today’s featured author at My Indie Muse! They ran a great, in-depth interview, asking cool questions about Apocalyptic Montessa and Nuclear Lulu. Montessa and Lu is what most people tend to buy when they’re looking for a romance book from me. It makes me laugh! I’m hoping to write a fairly straightforward romance in the future, … Read More
Christmas in July 2020
One of my favorite family traditions is Christmas in July. My parents did it for us when we were children, and now I do it for my kids. This year was extra sweet because my family had been in strict isolation for four months, and we drove up to see my parents, who had also been extremely isolated. Hugging my … Read More
Be My Valentine All Month Long
Holidays have this insane, commercial buildup. There’s pressure, pressure, PRESSURE and then suddenly it’s over. You’re left with dead flowers, discount chocolates, and the next holiday (or two) creeping into the stores. Stop. Just stop. This has become madness. I find myself pushing back at the hype. I want to surround myself with my family, whom I love, and let … Read More
This Mother’s Day Thing is a Mixed Bag
We love our mothers. Of course we love our mothers. But they drive us crazy. They raised us wonderfully/strangely/amazingly/poorly or they didn’t raise us at all. They fill us with love or hate or guilt or horror or remorse. We take care of them or they take care of us. Perhaps we have never met them. Perhaps we like it … Read More
Christmas Eve’s Eve
It’s been quite the holiday. Deadlines have been fast and furious. Holidays can be difficult for those we love. Life is just, you know, life. But I wanted to try to do small, sweet things the kids would remember fondly. We wrote and mailed letters to Santa. We made “gingerbread” houses out of graham crackers. We had an interactive Nativity. … Read More
Apocalyptic Montessa Goes Live!
Her mama always said she was special. His daddy called him a demon. But even monsters can fall in love. Everybody! My friends! I am so excited! The digital version of Apocalyptic Montessa and Nuclear Lulu: A Tale of Atomic Love has just gone live! Print copies should be available in a few weeks. If the guys from Ragnarok … Read More
A Valentine’s Day Story About Broken Hearts
This is one of my favorite stories of all time. I refer you to “Flowers”, published by a gorgeous magazine called Blueprint Review. Please read and enjoy. May life mend your broken heart.