We Will Survive This Craziness!

Hello Fellow Readers and Writers–

If you’re a writer, you may think this blog post is about writing. In a way it is, but it goes much deeper, and it’s for everyone–reader or writer.

We’re living in the weirdest time of our lives right now. If you’re not worried about catching COVID-19, then you’re worried . . . → Read More: We Will Survive This Craziness!

Great Lines from Books I’ve Read

Hello Fellow Readers and Writers–

Today I thought I’d post something fun–some great lines I’ve read in other people’s books. Ready?

It’s the little signs that end up meaning something. The fog. One man’s odd restlessness. Another person’s new confidence. The signs we ignore at our peril. (from Murder on Cape Cod, by Maddie Day)

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A Note to My Two Old Biddies Fans

Hi Fellow Readers and Writers–

Some of my Two Old Biddies fans seem to be in mourning, because they haven’t seen a new book in that series for a while. But I’m here to tell you that the series is alive and well, and there WILL be another several books in that series. I know . . . → Read More: A Note to My Two Old Biddies Fans

Where I Get My Character Ideas

Hi Fellow Readers and Writers–

Some of you have asked where I get ideas for my characters. For the new Cookie Crumbles Mysteries, it was a picture I found on Pinterest. It was a group of girls, and I started thinking about a bunch of friends. Who was the lead character? Who were her friends? . . . → Read More: Where I Get My Character Ideas

New Year, New Goals

Hello Fellow Readers and Writers–

Well, we made it to 2020! Hope this post finds you well. I’ve been dealing with a cold since before Christmas, and am finally getting my energy levels back to normal, after a z-pak of antibiotics to knock this stupid thing out. The cough lingers, but it’s getting less with . . . → Read More: New Year, New Goals