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You’re Never Going to Write That Novel — or Whatever Your Secret Dream Is

If you can’t turn your dream into a passion, you’ll never succeed. This weekend I published my 14th book. After finishing writing the book earlier in the week, I spent part of the weekend editing, formatting and publishing it on Amazon and then setting up advertising and social media for the new release. I also updated and published an update…

Why Am I Getting So Many More Phishing Emails Lately?

How the non-stop barrage of scam emails catches some people off-guard. “You Paypal account is on hold. You must log in immediately to update missing information or we will suspend account. Enter you log-in here.” Receiving an email like this might be a cause for concern except for three things that caught my attention: Paypal — like all reputable and secure sites — won’t…

The Breast Cancer People Won’t Leave Me Alone!

Why is breast cancer treated differently than any other disease — including the ones we are most likely to die from? I went for a mammogram recently — mostly because the breast cancer people would not leave me alone. About three months ago, I started getting reminders to go in for a mammogram. Not from my doctor, but from the cancer center who does the…

Getting Bored? How About Some Love?

I’ve got a hot new release coming out on Amazon today,  just the thing to take your mind off of all the sadness in the world right now.  “Right as Rain” is the third book in the Diamond Bay series. It’s a quick read featuring a seasoned couple who move from enemies to lovers while navigating differences of opinion on…

Release Day: Brand New Penny

Happy Friday, it’s New Release day here.  My latest romantic novel “Brand New Penny” is going live on Amazon today.   This is the first book in my new Diamond Bay series, set right here in Oregon and featuring couples in their 40s finding love. The book is available on kindle or paperback, so get your copy today. Here’s a descipton…

New Release Day: Maid for Christmas

Happy Saturday!  It’s new release day!  Book 3 of my popular “Good with Numbers” series is live on Amazon today.    Maid for Christmas is a seasoned romance set in the same accounting firm as the other “Good with Numbers” books. In this Christmas novella, CEO James meets a lady billionaire who’s working undercover as a maid in her janitorial…

My Perfect Thanksgiving: Doing Nothing

It’s 6:00 p.m. the night before Thanksgiving when it happens: I put on my pajamas. I sigh happily because I know I’m not taking those pajamas off until Friday.  I’m about to have my perfect holiday — doing nothing. “What are you doing for Thanksgiving?” people have asked me all week. When I say, “nothing” I get the sympathetic head…