19
JUN
2012

In which TAKEN’s cover is revealed!

Remember last week when I said I’d be revealing TAKEN’s cover? And we all got excited? And I was so pumped I jumped around like a crazy person? Well “Reveal Day” has finally arrived. Wahoo! (Now instead of flailing, I’m more or less dancing with...
12
JUN
2012

As promised: pictures from Europe (plus exciting other news)

It took me a very long while to dig through the hundreds of pictures I took during my trip to Europe last month, but I finally have a small sampling to share. It rained for much of our vacation, and while that didn’t keep us from having a fantastic time, it unfortunately...
02
MAR
2012

A letter from the past

I had a different blog post planned for today — my February reads, which still may happen — but then this letter arrived in my inbox and I had to share it. A year ago, today, I used a service called FutureMe.org to write myself a letter. I’m not sure how I heard...
14
FEB
2012

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Today is a very commercial holiday, but in a weird way, it always reminds me of Thanksgiving. Each and every Valentine’s Day I find myself reflecting on the number of wonderful people in my life. Friends, family, loved ones. I am truly blessed. I can’t help but feel...
10
JAN
2012

A new venture

About a year and a half ago, I had a finished manuscript and a crazy idea that included pursuing publication. I didn’t have a critique partner or an agent, I’d never written a query letter, and I had absolutely no clue what it meant to “be on sub.”*...
01
JAN
2012

One word for 2012

It’s a new year. (Oh my gosh — happy new year, guys!!!) It’s a little shocking it’s here already. It shouldn’t be. Not really. Not when January 1st comes after December 31st, each and every year without fail. But it always sneaks up on me, this...