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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Nonviolence requires putting down my own weapons first

December 15, 2012

I did not handle it well. I burst out sobbing and it kept happening throughout the day. My usual practice is to pray; in my world, that means quietly turning to God, that divine presence of Love that forever abides in each of our hearts, and ask, “Well, what do You say about all this?” [...]

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#1, Baby (again)

November 9, 2012

Woot! Thanks to all the Fifties Chix fans who took Keeping Secrets (book 2) straight to number one on Amazon yesterday!! If you missed the 99¢ sale yesterday, no worries, my publisher has told me the sale goes on today! So grab your ebook here. And if you just aren’t sure, check out this list [...]

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