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Witch Stones!

Since I was a child, I’ve had a bit of an obsession with rocks. I think this mainly had to do with growing up in an area with some spectacular rocks to collect. My favorites were what we called sparkly rocks which you mainly find around creeks. Most of mine I found around Viburnum, Missouri, an area with...

My office…my life…me

My office is featured over at Lisa Renee Jones’ blog today. I have to say you can tell a lot about me by looking at my wall and that isn’t really a coincidence. When I was young I read a book where a girl made a collage over her bed that was formed in a spiral. Each item said something about who she was in...

Dump, dump, dump, dump…

You probably don’t know it, but a dump is a great thing if you are an author. It means you got one of those special little cardboard display things just for you in some store (hopefully many stores). Well, guess what? Harlequin did one for the two Nocturne anthologies out right now…one of which...

Chasing Life down the street

Anyone else feel like they are chasing life down the street? That it’s moving ahead of you a bit more every day? I didn’t used to feel this way. I think it’s the kids…who knew they came with such increased chaos? Anyway, this week I could maybe should be at the RWA National...

Animals and books…

I did a panel a few months back about animals in fiction…or something like that. It was a surprisingly full room with surprisingly lively interaction between panel and attendees. But then again, maybe it wasn’t surprising. We humans as a rule are quite geeky about our animals. And animals are a...

When I was little…

Over the past five or so years I’ve found myself saying this…anyone else? I feel all dirty and cliche when I do, but seriously, it is darn funny how we (humans) can find something to complain about no matter how NOT bad things are. So, when my kids whine “I’m hot.”...

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