• Free Christmas Book and a 2021 recap!

    It’s been a helluva year, right?  It’s gone past in a mix of slow and a blur, and while I’m reluctant to wish time away, I’m really glad this year is done. I’ve been terribly slack with updates but the truth is there isn’t much to update. I’m desperately trying to finish my WIP which is already two months behind schedule. At this point, it will not be released until February 🙁 But it’s not all doom and gloom LOL I have a freebie for you! A Soldier’s Wish is FREEEEE for five days!!  I loved writing this book. It kinda flew under the radar and I’d love for people…

  • Good Morning Monday, and a Merry Christmas Eve!

    I know I say this every year, but damn, it just goes by so fast. I swear it just March or April last week LOL   But apparently it is Christmas Eve, and I have houseful of guests, a fridge full of food, and a dent in my credit card to prove it. Also, our Chinese food delivery guy was wearing a Santa suit, so I’m guessing it’s real 😉 I also spent yesterday afternoon/evening at the emergency dentist, which was not fun. One emergency root canal, an aching jaw, and a swollen face later… But I’m feeling better today, thankfully. I have to go back next week to get…

  • Good Morning Monday ~ A Soldier’s Wish Release Day!

    If you can believe it, it’s December! And it’s RELEASE DAY  of A Soldier’s Wish! It’s my first Christmas book involving new characters, and I adored writing their story. At first I worried it wasn’t Christmassy enough – that I might have concentrated too much on the horrors of war and living with PTSD and injury. I’m not a huge fan of Christmas so finding that festive spirit can be a challenge for me. I worried that it wasn’t like those Hallmark Christmas movies everyone loves, and it was a little more Die Hard. LOL   And we all know writers are drowning in doubt and insecurities about their writing, as…

  • Good Morning Monday ~ And Excerpt, and It’s Almost December?

    “Um what?” is right. December. Pretty sure it was March yesterday but whatever. Good news this week was that I did manage to finish my first draft of Kennard’s Story! Bad news is I had a techfail and managed to lose a bunch of words and research when my iMac gave my laptop the silent treatment and failed to sync. Actually, it’s more a case of my laptop not listening to iMac. It’s kind of a long story. The short version is the words are gone forever and I’m diving back in today to redo it. In other news, it’s only six more days until A Soldier’s Wish is released!!…

  • Good Morning Monday ~ Avoidance and distraction, thy name is procrastination!

    Procrastination. I haz it, and I haz it bad. I should have had my current WIP finished two weeks ago. It’s only short – currently 26K words and another 5K should see it done. But can I do it? My brain says no, apparently. I should preface this by saying I have actually been doing other work. I’ve managed some accounting stuff, some edits, more edits, formatting and releasing ARCs. I’ve also managed to clean, scrub bathrooms, watch TV (which I don’t normally do), organise shipping of book orders, sooooo much laundry, and a whole range of other things… anything to avoid actually writing. I’m pretty sure I know why.…