Welcome to my site!

My world is convoluted, random, and sometimes confusing, but it only matches all my roles in life: mother, student, teacher, artist, wife, daughter, writer. I love to laugh, believe in destiny, and try to see the silver lining around every cloud. Watching thunderstorms is a favored pastime of mine and …

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Taking a wee break

I need to take a break from the blog. Certain other things need to take precedence, but I promise to be back soon. We’ll throw a party when I do. Until then… Keep looking to the stars!

My Resolutions for 2012

I often forget to make official New Year’s resolutions until after I hear other people making theirs. On the other hand, I’m of the belief that one should not wait until an appointed day before setting change into motion. On yet a third hand (because I’m a mom, and we’re …

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Judging Covers on Hiatus

I’m planning on keeping the FYEF and Monday psychology posts going, but it’s been busy trying to finish my current manuscript and life, in general, so the Wednesday posts will be on hiatus for now. I’m hoping it won’t be more than a month. Hope you all have a great …

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Delay in Friday post…

Hi there! This week’s Feast Your Eyes Friday post will be delayed a bit, but it *will* be up today. It’s finals week, and I’ve been grading papers diligently so I can have my weekend and next week free for Spring Break! Yay! Stay tuned…

A Rose by any other name…

…could make all the difference. I’ve been getting a lot of comments on the title of my novel recently. Specifically, I’m hearing that it’s too generic and doesn’t give the impression of a historical romance. This is not by the agents I queried, by the way, to clear that up. …

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‘Tis the season…to QUERY!

Hi everyone! Some of you already know, but I’ll be querying very soon–just putting the finishing touches on my synopsis and it’s time to go. And I am finishing my dissertation this month (well, by mid-October) and will hopefully defend it by Thanksgiving. Basically, this makes my personal life nonexistent …

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