Late last year I started a feature called Pay It Forward Friday where I feature a different author every week. As it says at the top of the post each week, it’s my way of thanking that author for something they’ve done that has made a difference to my life–either […]

A gentle reminder for authors

The hardwood floor is now down in my new office, the baseboards/trim are installed and painted, last night Gizmo Guy put up my new drapes. (One day one of my characters will have an adventure in putting up drapes. Hint: when checking the placement of the bracket consider the size […]

Renovations Redux

If you live in Canada, tune in to CTV’s new Marilyn Denis show (I’d noticed her missing from Citytv’s Cityline but had no idea she’d moved over to CTV and gotten her own show — way to go, Marilyn!) Anyway, today Marilyn’s interviewing Carina Press’s Angela James about e-readers. If […]

Don’t miss…

Wow, I survived the weekend. I wasn’t sure I was going to on Saturday. I had a filling replaced a couple weeks ago – from one of those old mercury fillings to a new composite one, and ever since I’ve not been able to chew on that side of my […]


As I wrote the other day in my Milestones post, my critique partner Dani suggested a while back that I write blogs about what happens “after the sale.” Today I was emailing Dani, talking about all the promotional things I’ve been doing – and still have to do to keep […]

What do you like?

I am SO excited to announce that my website’s up here. It’s come together SO quickly. And it’s so beautiful. I’ve been bugging Gizmo Guy to try to write something, while trying to remember the HTML coding I used to do. (I used to write websites back in the 90’s, […]

My Website’s up!