The Next Time You See Me

July 5, 2013

Between a special Fifties Chix project (that I will be unveiling soon!), the release of the 5th Fifties Chix book: Till the End of Time, planning Petalwink the Musical, traveling to see my family in California and fawning over the flowers in my garden, it’s been a busy summer so far. I’ve managed to squeeze [...]

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Night Road review

May 30, 2013

Night Road by Kristin Hannah My rating: 4 of 5 stars What happens when my hard drive crashes? I READ. Two books down this week, more to go (but I’m getting my laptop back today; back to writing, marketing, networking). Here’s one of the books I read that I read for fun; not for research [...]

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Girl up!

March 15, 2013

Happy launch day to my new idiom: GIRL UP! It means: be awesome, stay smart, be strong, follow your heart. Coincidentally, it happens to appear in the fourth Fifties Chix book, Broken Record (LAUNCHED TODAY!). In this book, Bev is in the spotlight, much like Maxine was in the spotlight in book 3. As you [...]

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Positive Press Party and pre-launch of Fifties Chix IV

March 7, 2013

It was a cool way to celebrate the pre-launch of  Fifties Chix book 4 Broken Record (and the availability of it as ebook for Kindle and Nook, etc TODAY, March 7) – I created an “event” on Facebook for “party-goers” to post links about girls and women portrayed in the media and getting press in [...]

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Carpe, yo!

February 15, 2013
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Girl Sees Hearts

February 15, 2013

I’m freaking out a little. It’s so cool! I found my heart twin! “Using his iPhone, Eric Telchin [Boy Sees Hearts] has photographed these and 4,000 other heart-shaped objects since first spotting a heart-shaped puddle of chocolate ice cream on his kitchen counter in July 2009,” says Publisher’s Weekly. And he’s got a book. And [...]

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And the winner is…

January 24, 2013

Congratulations to the winner of Fifties Chix Book 3 (Third Time’s a Charm) Giveaway on Heather Vogel Frederick’s blog!! If you didn’t “win”, remember you can always check out the Fifties Chix series for yourself in ebook or print form on Amazon, Barnes & Noble (including BN.com), my publisher’s website or in bookstores. Only a [...]

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It’s Fifties Chix3 Birthday–and YOU get the gift!

January 15, 2013

HAPPY LAUNCH DAY, Fifties Chix: Third Time’s a Charm!! Today, the third book is OH-fficially available in print wherever books are sold!! To help me celebrate (because she likes any excuse for a partay), author of the fantabulous Mother-Daughter Book Club series, Heather Vogel Frederick* had me over to her blog for a GIVEAWAY. It [...]

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Sneak Peek at Book 3 via eBook Sale!

January 10, 2013

I love all of my offspring (my paper children, my word infants, my book babies!), but this one, my tenth book and the third book in the Fifties Chix series, is extra special (please don’t tell the others. Especially book 4, which I am writing now). In Third Time’s a Charm, we got World War [...]

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Look for the helpers, look for the good

December 31, 2012

I’m convinced it’s still September, so watching the snow fall and realizing it’s the last day of 2012 is a surreal experience. Before I look ahead to 2013, I’m looking back on 2012 with a grateful heart. Oh, that doesn’t mean that there isn’t an impossibly long list of challenges in 2012–many of which the [...]

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