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Archive for January 2013

Story Weekend: Stationery

I was going to make taxes the topic for this weekend, since I’m sitting here drowning in statements and receipts, but I decided that could lead to a dicier conversation than I want on Story Weekend. So then I thought, what would be a non-controversial topic? And here it is: stationery. I don’t know about…

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The Happy Insomniac

Yeah, that’s me. Well, I’m also waking up tired, but that’s beside the point. I absolutely love it when the reason I can’t sleep is that ideas for my work-in-progress are popping into my mind so quickly I can barely keep track of them.  Example from last night: A door that should have been locked…

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Story Weekend: Who Would You Dedicate a Book to?

I’m sitting in Starbucks working on the dedication and acknowledgement pages for my September book, Necessary Lies, and it prompted an idea for this weekend’s Story Weekend: If you were writing a book right now, who would you dedicate it to and why? If  you’re new to Story Weekend, here’s how it works: I pick…

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Join Me on the Next Big Thing Blog Hop!

Welcome to the very last installment of the NEXT BIG THING Blog Hop. A blog hop is like a giant game of tag to help readers discover authors who are new to them. For this hop, authors answered 10 questions about what we’re working on now. This week, I’m it and I’m the last author…

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Story Weekend: First Broken Heart

You know you’ve had one, unless you were incredibly lucky! I’d love to hear about yours. (note I’m not sharing mine. . . ) If  you’re new to Story Weekend, here’s how it works: I pick a theme and you share something from your life that relates to that theme, however you interpret it. Thanks to…

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My Favorite Reads of 2012

Every January (or as in last year, February), I blog about my favorite books of the year. There was a lot to love this year and I had trouble choosing just ten. I hope you’ll share some of your own favorites in your comments.   (As always, I’m leaving out some of my very favorite…

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