Weekend Writer: What are You Doing Today and Why Are You Doing It? oh yeah, Happy Father’s Day to all the Dads Out There

Happy Father’s Day to all the dads out there.  You know who you are and why you deserve recognition. And for those of you who struggle on this day because your dad wasn’t wonderful, please know you are  not alone.  Do something today to make it special for you – something you wish your father had done with and for you. I was going to post the following yesterday but time slipped away on me, which seems fitting, doesn’t...

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Weekend Writer: Are you a Veggie, an Egg or a Coffee Bean?

Welcome to another edition of the Weekend Writer, where we focus a little more on fiction writing.  Thank you for your response to the two blogs Diane Capri and I published about psychopaths.  You can read Part 1 here and Part 2 here.  She is an amazing writer and a good friend and I hope you’ll enjoy her book, Fatal Distraction. What is your reactions to stress, change and pressure?  We work in a volatile industry. Publishing is under...

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Psychopaths Among Us Part 1

I recently read and reviewed an advance copy of Diane Capri’s terrific new thriller (after Don’t Know Jack) featuring a chillingly accurate villain. Fatal Distraction was released on 5/24 and is already climbing to the top of the charts garnering more rave reviews. Fatal Distraction introduces Jess Kimball, a relentless investigative columnist with a tragic past in the style of Dominick Dunne, on the trail of a cunning Florida...

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Weekend Writer: Tips for Staying on The Writing Beam

I originally started this blog to talk about writing and the world of publishing. As we’ve moved into more information about families and the outcomes for children from a type of family, the writing piece seems to have been misplaced.  <vbg> But I love the twice weekly format these posts have settled into.  So I’ve decided to start an occasional feature called “The Weekend Writer”. This won’t happen every...

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What Do You Think?

Donna Brown, from the Indie Exchange has worked tirelessly on behalf of independently published authors.  She leads an active group on Facebook and has an amazing website. I am delighted to let you know that Donna has accepted the cover of my first book, Family Ties for the cover showcase at the Indie Exchange. I admit that I’m prejudiced – I think it’s fabulous.  Please stop by and let me know what you think. I’d...

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