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DEAD COPY: Because life is full of possibilities. And dead bodies . . .

DOING ALL THE THINGS, and rolling right along. One of All The Things is reformatting Dead Copy (Book 2 in the Cauley MacKinnon Mysteries, and btw, SCOOP is free on Amazon today), re-doing the cover and all the fun stuff … Continue reading

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Search & Rescue–Real Stories Wrapped in Fiction

BECAUSE OF THE WHOLE Blanco River flood thing, several folks have asked about my Search and Rescue days. Yes, I  am still certified, though living in a remote area, I rarely get called out. But the Blanco Flood was so … Continue reading

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What First Love Feels Like: The art of showing, not telling

WHAT DID YOU feel the first (or most intense) time you fell in Love, Lust or your first terrible crush? I’m in the middle of writing a big, somewhat torrid love scene, and had to back up a bit. The … Continue reading

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Because into each life a little Redneck must fall . . . true life adventures in Redneckedness

A WISE WOMAN once told me not to feel too bad about winding up with another Redneck, consoling me with,”Listen, Honey, into each life, a little Redneck must fall.” Well, you’d think I’d ’bout found my Tolerance Level–you know that … Continue reading

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The Best Revenge: Why you don’t mess with a Mystery Writer. Or her friends . . .

THE GODFATHER’S DON Corleone may have said “Revenge is a dish that tastes best when it is cold,” but that’s because he didn’t know any good mystery writers or their incorrigible friends. I like my revenge to be more creative … Continue reading

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No cats were injured–The photographer is another story

WRITING’S BEEN DIFFICULT lately, but honestly, when isn’t it difficult? And the best way to deal with a difficult manuscript is to procrastinate. And one of my favorite ways to procrastinate is to find new and interesting ways to annoy … Continue reading

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Friend & Freebie Friday: Meet bestselling author Julia London (psychotic pig from Wicked Angel not included)

I MET JULIA London about a million years ago when I showed up at Austin Romance Writers shortly after her–the difference is (or one of the many of them   anyway) was that Julia was (and is) one of those … Continue reading

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