“My Writing Process” Blog Tour: Like Partner Yoga, But Without the Wedgie

partner yoga

One of my NBFs, Katana Collins, recently asked: What's your writing process? My response was, What's a writing process? Where can I get one, and will it make my butt look bigger? She wouldn't answer that last one because she's too sweet, but she did give me the chance to participate in an … [Read more...]

Sneak Peek! Read an Excerpt from BEACH GLASS!

beach love

  Want to break out of winter's icy grip? Head to a tropical beach! To celebrate release week - BEACH GLASS comes out this Friday, February 21 and is available for pre-order now - here's a first look at one of the chapters. Don't forget your sunblock... :) “Did you hear someone screaming … [Read more...]

My Favorite Love Story

Scribbling Women

                                          One day I was having lunch with Hope Tarr - dear friend, one of my favorite authors, and … [Read more...]

Happy Holidays!


Hope you have a beautiful holiday and a healthy, happy new year :) See you in 2014! … [Read more...]

Monday’s Mantra

doubt kills

While I was writing my novel BEACH GLASS, at times I had doubts. I thought might be crazy for trying to cross the bridge from memoir to romantic fiction. Well, BEACH GLASS is coming out in February 2014, so what do I know? Whether you're wondering if you're crazy for trying to write a novel, or … [Read more...]

Monday’s Mantra

Life begins

So... What's on the other side of your comfort zone? A dream, waiting to say hi? (Some options: Finally doing The Artist's Way course to find a passion. Signing up for the National Novel Writing Month challenge. Doing something, just one thing, that's been waiting patiently in the back of your … [Read more...]

Labor (of Love) Day Weekend: BEACH GLASS Revisions

Beach Glass novel

Revisions on a novel are a labor of love. The best work you can possibly do, painstaking, pleasure-filled. This is the manuscript for BEACH GLASS, my first novel, coming Valentine's Day 2014 on Belle Bridge Books. *squeeeeeee* … [Read more...]

Inspiration: Creativity In Action!

Vegan Zombie

There are two parts to writing books, or making movies, or any other creative endeavor. First, you get an idea. That leads to the second, and truly difficult, part: actually doing something about it. But I've got two great examples of people having great ideas, and then working to make them a … [Read more...]

Dreaming by Gloria Steinem

Today's mantra to start out the week. Print and pin to your inspiration board! "Without leaps of imagination, or dreaming, we lose the excitement of possibilities. Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning." - Gloria Steinem … [Read more...]

Living the Writer’s Life!

vintage surfer girl

                    This blog will be quiet for the next few weeks because I'm going off to do things to blog about! First, I'm deep in the heart of revisions on my novel, BEACH GLASS, which will be out on Valentine's … [Read more...]