Tag Archives: SCOOP

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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Plan B: How to get an *actual* job. Again.

ARGH. PART OF Plan B is to have a steady paycheck and insurance. So, it’s *back to work* for this girl. Yes, I’m still writing, but I’ve also got to get my affairs in order. If you’re looking for a … 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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Back to the beginning . . . in life and Story

JUST RE-READ Stephen King’s On Writing, and it’s still raining–which is a good thing, considering all of July was dry as a well-diggers grave. I love reading in the rain, which is so much easier than re-writing my work in … Continue reading

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Body Language of Love and Lying:

A MAN WILL tell you his intentions is you know how to listen. That was a real epiphany for me recently, and I’m going to demonstrate *how* to really listen to what people are saying, and how to use this … Continue reading

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A little faith. And a lot of hard work: How a garden is like writing a book

MY FIRST GARDEN. And no, it’s not a hobby–it’s kinda just one more chore, which is basically an errand, and you know how I feel about errands. And it’s like writing–I resist, procrastinate and then finally just do it. 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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