Hey friends, so the flu bug got me. It started yesterday and got progressively worse, attacking with a fierce and relentless migraine that was mostly taken down from a ten to about a four with extra-strength Tylenol. My son drove me to the ExpressCare clinic where I was diagnosed, given three prescriptions and sent home … Continue reading The Flu and What Comes Next
When I first saw this meme come up on my Facebook timeline, it really struck me. I went through so many changes in 2019; mostly for the better. I made a conscious effort to take stock of my life one year ago, and decide where I wanted to be on this very day, 12/31/19 and I have … Continue reading It’s that time again! Happy New Year!
Yeah so...I think I'm ready Ready for what you may ask if you care... Ready to get back down to the business of writing something worthy of your read. Something worthy of myself and my abilities. You see, as a writer...especially a writer with a day job, family, other obligations etc. etc. and a husband … Continue reading I #Failed | Good – Now Go Fail Again – A #Writer’s Tale
For my blog stop, I've chosen a previous blog which I felt is timeless and that expresses who I am as a writer, completely. I hope you enjoy it! And that's good enough for me. I tell stories. I have a few awards so I suppose that means I don't suck at writing. However, even … Continue reading I’m Not An #Expert on Anything – I’m a #Writer – No Rules Required
A few weeks ago I was feeling a little low because my life had gotten a bit out of control and I had too many things going on that required my complete attention. To be honest, this has been going on much longer than I cared to acknowledge but that's how life goes. I was … Continue reading Why Six of My Books are #Free on #Kindle Until 7-8-16!
Unless you’re already famous for something else; rock star, movie actor, professional athlete—you most likely will not sell a million copies of your book—your first book let’s say. For Joe Shmo and P.S. Bartlett and many other authors, being successful takes a good deal of time, good marketing and a great support base. If you’re … Continue reading 10 Things I Wish I Knew About Being an Author
Lately nothing fits Everything expands and contracts around me Like a balloon going from hot to cold Cold to hot Full to empty Where is the light? I know it's hidden there behind the clouds of doubt Growing roots beneath the surface the seeds of doubt and the seeds of confidence germinate side by side … Continue reading Lately Nothing Fits
Yesterday I was blessed to finally have my book signing / pirate party / meet and greet for The Blue Diamond - The Razor's Edge. I didn't expect a huge turnout so I only brought 20 books...I sold and signed them all. 🙂 Here are a few pics from the event. I'll admit it was … Continue reading Weekend Update – Book Signing Success – No Rest for the Weary
Book Review Reviewed by Michelle Stanley for Readers' Favorite The Blue Diamond (The Razor’s Edge Book One) is a historical romance by P.S. Bartlett. Captain Ivory Shepard’s luck as a pirate nearly runs out when her ship is attacked, and she’s rescued by the handsome, ruthless Captain Carbonale. There’s a reward on Ivory’s head and … Continue reading Readers’ Favorite Reviewed The Blue Diamond – The Razor’s Edge
Today I had a second to walk off and catch my breath and a feeling washed over me that I described as feeling as if I'm tumbling through time. Not tumbling at any particular angle but just like a tumbleweed on a flat surface. I need to just stop for a minute and get myself … Continue reading Drifting Along With the Tumbling Tumbleweeds