Where the action is

Hello, again! Quick Update! We survived The Great Website and Domain Migration. Well, except for a few casualties, such as all the images from all the blog posts on both websites.Many are in the Gallery section of the dashboard, but not all. So, I need to replace them...

News: Third Place in a Contest!

I’m psyched to report the first twenty pages of my mystery-in-progress FATAL IMAGE won third place in the Mystery/Suspense category of the 2015 New England Readers Award for Unpublished Work. My sample pages came in behind those written by Maya Corrigan and...

Ways to beat the summer heat? Part 1

Heat teamed with humidity is my Kryptonite. I hid under AC for years. Here’s how I learned to enjoy/tolerate summer without living in a bubble. I grew up without air conditioning in northern Kentucky, where Mother Nature used to  ratchet up the steam about a...

Broken Link Blues

I spent Saturday, May, 30, at the UPublishU conference associated with the 2015 Book Expo America in New York. One of the presentations included information about SEO, aka Search Engine Optimization. One of my many takeaways from the sessions is: Google penalizes...

SWOT what?

It’s a noun, not a verb. A few years ago, a young marketing exec joined one of my local writers’ groups. Jennifer Fusco was determined to write fiction for publication, so she joined Connecticut Romance Writers Association (CTRWA). A North Carolina native,...