March 23, 2019

UNDER THE RADAR is a semi-finalist for the 2018 Mystery & Mayhem International Book Awards. First place will be awarded in April, 2019.

#CAC19, #SeriousAuthors, #M&MBookAwards, #CIBAs @ChantiReviews 

March 23, 2019

I'm thrilled to announce that UNDER THE RADAR will be published by Wild Rose Press. Look for it in 2019.

February 18, 2017

[Continued from part one]

I should mention that before signing with my second agent, I had received an offer from a small publisher to publish my book. My agent said she’d negotiate the contract for me and guide me through the process. Great, I thought. Perfect.

 A few m...

February 18, 2017

I'm not an expert on literary agents, but I've had the dubious pleasure of being signed by two agents. Each time I wrote a query, submitted to targeted agents, and was asked to submit my manuscript. 

The first agent called me on a Saturday, saying she'd stayed up all ni...

February 15, 2017

Social Media. Right.

They tell me it’s important for authors to have strong social media outlets. Blogging, Facebook, Linked In, Pinterest, Twitter—I should be active and posting to all these and more. What they don’t tell you is the massive time-suck that results. Ther...

February 15, 2017


Here are ten unusual words that all book lovers should know. I especially like numbers 1 and 10.

1. tsundoku

Tsundoku is a Japanese word that has no direct synonym in English. It means, ‘the a...

February 3, 2017