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California, Woman's World, and being grateful

Happy Sunday peeps - I'm back from my author trip to southern California. I drove on the 405 and survived. :) I walked on the beach -several times - which soothed my soul. And I spent time learning about marketing and thinking about my career as an author. I also got to meet up with my agent who chatted with me about possible future pathways. The status of the current career plans is always on our agenda. I love that she lets me dream about doing bigger projects and at the same time keeping my feet on the ground for what I've got already in the pipeline. No one knows what the future will hold but I'm grateful for the book people in my life that give me support and help me plan my pathway.

Release day - Memories and Murder

It's finally here - book 10 of the Tourist Trap mysteries. I'm so excited to get this book in your hands. It’s October in South Cove, California, and the locals in the quaint resort seem to be happily pairing off in the lull before the holidays. Everyone, that is, except for Jill Gardner’s elderly aunt, who just dumped her besotted fiancé—and she won’t say why. When Jill hosts a talk at Coffee, Books, and More on the topic of elder abuse, all that’s really on her mind is lunch. But the topic hits close to home when she discovers Aunt Jackie has been getting mysterious calls. Jill’s certain the caller is a con artist, of course, but her feisty aunt claims to understand this, though she’s s

Tips to write more today and after NANO

Not sure I'm doing NANO this year but I found this blog and I'm repurposing it today. :) Novel Writing month is an annual event for writers around the world. The project has it's own website and community groups all over. I'm pretty sure there are t-shirts. Goal - write 50000 words in one month. November. I’ve started NANO several times and for some reason, the thought of 50000 scares the pants off me. But I’m not giving up. My best word count was 35000 which for someone who works full time, wasn’t a bad showing. But hope springs eternal (cliché alert). So here’s my top ten ways to get more words down on the page – #10 – Write consistently. I don’t care if it’s every day or every Friday.

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