Did you write all 50,000 words for NaNoWriMo?

November is over. Already a hectic month–besides Thanksgiving, I have a hundred million leaves in my yard and a small sailboat that has got to get out of the water before the winter winds blow in. So what do I do? Spend plenty of waking hours attempting to write 50,000 words as part of a…

Are you ready for NaNoWriMo 2021?

Do you NaNoWriMo? November brings lots of excitement to the year. Arriving on the sugar high of Halloween, it’s true pumpkin spice season. The fall colors are almost spent and the gardens are brown and withered. My little sailboat, forlorn and abandoned since the first chill in the air a few weeks ago, awaits its…

A pilgrimage to Parnassus Books

Most people go to Nashville for the music, the hot chicken, the Titans or Vanderbilt. Or lots of other wonderful things. This is, after all, a great city to visit. I was the plus-one for my husband on a business trip and do you know where I wanted to go first? Parnassus Books. This lovely…

Now available in Berlin, Md.

My first paperback copies of THE LAST GIFT have arrived at The Greyhound, an indie bookstore in Berlin, Md. At the owner’s request, I’ve signed them all. The Greyhound has been a good friend to my books. All of them are on the shelves there. I’ve launched two of my books there—and will launch my…

THE LAST GIFT now in paperback

I’m thrilled to announce that my latest PG-rated modern love story, THE LAST GIFT, is now available in paperback. THE LAST GIFT was inspired by my very real vacation on a sailing ship that cruised the Dalmatian Coast. That is, I learned, the mountainous region of Croatia and Montenegro, an ancient land brimming with romance.…