This was by far the fastest weekend I can remember for quite some time. I'm not kidding. It feels like I just walked out of work on Friday and here it is one o'clock am Monday morning. I cleaned, watched the kiddies a bit, caught a couple movies on cable and did a good bit … Continue reading Time Flies, Cleaning Sucks and Hello Monday Blues
Wikipedia says: The roots of the word have been defined as follows: super- "above", cali- "beauty", fragilistic- "delicate", expiali- "to atone", and -docious "educable", with the sum of these parts signifying roughly "Atoning for educability through delicate beauty." According to the film, it is defined as "something to say when you have nothing to say." Today … Continue reading Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious
Is this real life? I've been asking myself that for a week now. I entered this contest a few weeks ago. I pitched "The Blue Diamond - An Ivory Razor Adventure." I love this book so much. This means more to me than anyone could possibly know. Hello Peggy, Congratulations! You are the second-place winner … Continue reading An E-Mail that Blew My Mind – Second Place in the PubSlush-BookLogix Pitch Contest!
I really hadn't planned on blogging tonight but it's midnight you see and that means my brain is on fire. The past few nights my brain was on baby needs which is immediate and sweet and full of chubby hugs and smooches but I need to get down to business. I need to sell some … Continue reading I’m Back! I’m Fired Up! I’m Ready to Rock ‘N Roll and Sell Some Books!
What Your Dreams Are Saying Excerpt from Chapter 45 I was rarely able to remember my dreams. But one night I had this strange dream that I had accepted a job with the city. When I arrived on my first day there was no one there. I sat and waited. Finally, people showed up with Christmas decorations. I … Continue reading Please Join Me in Welcoming Rave Reviews Book Club “Spotlight Author” Kathryn Chastain Treat to My Blog Today
“I want to do something splendid… Something heroic or wonderful that won’t be forgotten after I’m dead… I think I shall write books.”
I got my book badge for FIREFLIES tonight! It's real! As cliche as it sounds and as much as I'd love to win in one of the two categories I am nominated in, I am just so honored and blessed to have made it into the finals. Thank you to anyone and everyone who has read … Continue reading Pardon Me While I Scream!!!
News flash! I just received an e-mail from my publisher and friend, Kitty Bullard, that "Fireflies" is a FINALIST in TWO categories for the Readers' Favorite Book Awards! Fiction - Historical - Event/Era David Cornish MD 1918 Sheryn MacMunn Finding Out Pamela Atherstone ...Like Footprints in the Wind Linell Jeppsen Deadman's Lament J Bradley Van Tighem … Continue reading Stop the Presses! (I’ve always wanted to yell that lol) “Fireflies” is a Finalist!
Remember, Love IS an open door. Now just watch the video. That's all I can say. https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=10202154740061155&permPage=1
I've believed since I started this journey two years ago that I knew exactly what kind of writer I wanted to be. I've had no formal training in this profession but I've done a ton of research, logged countless hours writing and I've dug in my heels. I'm not going anywhere. I write fast. I … Continue reading The Kind of Writer I Want to Be