Tag Archives: humor

When did you know you were in love?

I’M NOT SURE how Amazon works these things, I’ve got friends who’ve been trying to get their books listed *Free* for a long time. Then I woke up to a surprise to find that Hard Scoop was listed for Free! … Continue reading

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Austin: Music, Madness & Magic–and a great character for a series

IT’S NO SURPRISE to any of my readers, but Austin (in my books and in real life) is an actual character, complete with all her weird and wonderful quirks. There’s music, madness and magic here–it’s where people come to be … Continue reading

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Anxiety is like the Murder Button on the cat: Nobody knows where it is or why it goes off

LAST NIGHT I dreamed I lived in a cardboard doll house and didn’t know it was a doll house, or that it was cardboard. The clock by the bed said 4:14, Happy Thanksgiving, and then in the dream, I realized … Continue reading

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Redneckedness, Charm School and how to castrate your loved ones . . .

CONTRARY TO POPULAR opinion, I do not up and marry every cowboy who asks me. If I could see some financial gain in doing so, I might change my mind. But it would seriously cut into my writing time, and … Continue reading

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Into each life a little redneck must fall . . .

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.” I’m finished re-issuing Scoop (the book that won Mystery Guild Author … Continue reading

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Please don’t let these be snake eggs . . .

WRITING IN REAL life is not what I had in mind when I was a little girl, tip of my tongue out while deep in thought, fretting over pages in my blanket fort. I thought it would be eating my … Continue reading

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Find your calling (*turns out mine’s not related to Romance)

THOUGH IT WAS MY FIRST PUBLISHED NOVEL, Scoop was not my first novel—it was my second. My first novel was a romance (all my friends are awesome romance novelists). It was a good book. But it wasn’t great–it did, however, … Continue reading

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