Category Archives: Personal

The Week in Review

The past week has been very work intensive with proofing the ARC for Highway Thirteen to Manhattan. It’s amazing what you catch on the thirtieth read when it’s actually laid out like a book. I’m working on the ebook with … Continue reading

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The Secret Reason I Write

When I was a little girl, I used to wish for one superpower: to be invisible. I didn’t want people to see me. I didn’t want to be looked at or teased. I wanted to be there but not be … Continue reading

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Barnes and Noble Signing in June

June 11 and 12 from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m., I will be at the Waterbury Barnes and Noble at 235 Union Street, Waterbury, CT, for a Teen Weekend Book Signing. Barnes and Noble will be selling copies of The … Continue reading

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What's a Good Day?

A good day is stepping outside and discovering a few of these little white flowers blooming and remembering how they filled the yard of your childhood home. A good day is looking up and realizing spring is here and I’m on … Continue reading

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A Me Weekend

I thought I’d share some highlights from my weekend. It was a weekend of not writing. 🙂 I’ve started coloring again to relax my mind during revisions. It’s something I do just for me. It does focus my mind, but … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Short Stories

As I was wrapping up developmental edits for my editor on Six Train’s sequel, I thought I would do something fun on the side. I decided to enter a short story contest. This was going to be a nice break from novel writing. … Continue reading

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The Writing Goeth…

The last 9 weeks have felt like this writing wise. I pretty much rewrote the entire book for Six Train’s sequel. And now the developmental edits are done! I want to dance and sing and shout. I feel like what … Continue reading

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And the Weekend Cometh…

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The Devil Was in My Dog

During the first six months of our lives together, I was fairly certain the Devil was in my dog. Hard to believe, right? You look at that adorable face and you think what could he possibly do? I used to work very … Continue reading

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Breaking My Rules

Most of the time, I like to follow the rules. I prefer order to chaos. It’s just my nature. But every once in a great while I break my rules. For the past year, I’ve had a reading rule, one … Continue reading

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