Going Political

Yep, going political on the blog today. So if you think that might bug you, move along… An open letter to my pro-Trump friends (and yes, I do have several) who have said, “This isn’t a ban on all Muslims. It’s only a ban on the seven countries that pose the greatest threat.” You are partially […]

The White Man’s Burden Just Never Stops

Funniest quote about books this week  (or possibly ever) has to go to Michael Wolff of USA Today. . . In a recent article, Wolff bemoans the fate of middle-aged white guy Kevin Morris who, despite being a successful entertainment lawyer, couldn’t get a book contract with a mainstream publisher. The article goes on at […]

Breaking Up With My Boyfriend

  In the beginning, he was a bad boy — but strangely irresistible. The sort of man you felt almost compelled to obey.     Then he reformed. He became dashing and daring, trim and handsome beyond belief. He rescued damsels in distress, followed his own quirky code of honor and wore some amazingly tight […]

Cheating on Captain Tightpants

Yes, it’s true. I’ve been cheating on Captain Tightpants. If you read this blog, then by now you must know of my great love for Nathan “Captain Tightpants” Fillion. No, he doesn’t really do the tightpants look  in his current role as Richard Castle. The ugly truth is, I think he’s put on a few […]

Slow Writing – Or, When Did Writing Stop Being About Writing?

I couldn’t help but notice Terri Ponce’s blog today. Terri is burnt out and has decided to take an extended break from writing. I say good for her. As many of you know, I’ve been struggling with the latest “chick noir” novel. I definitely have a big problem with “been there, done that” thinking and this […]