The Dogs under My Desk – Skippy

In the middle of writing the second book in my humorous mystery series, and my first ever short story, Blinded by Murder, I found myself overcome with fear. Would these stories be good enough, were they too boring, not funny, and – gulp – unworthy of readers?

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The Dogs under My Desk – TibBit

I’m a dog lover!  My three dogs are my co-workers, keeping me company during the days as I sit at my desk. The Dogs under my Desk is a three part blog on each of my co-workers and what makes them special. My first installment features Tidbit,

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On the Shelf at The Book House

Happy to announce that Buying Time is now available at The Book House in Maplewood, Missouri. The Book House was recently in the news, when the historic Victorian house which had been home to the independent bookseller for over 25 years was set to be torn down

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I hope you dance (like a frog)

Recently, fourteen new species of dancing frogs were discovered in southern India, bringing the total known species of dancing frogs in India to twenty-four. Think about that. Think about the number of species? No. Think about dancing frogs. Doesn’t that put a smile on your face? The

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Who wants $50,000?

Before publishing Buying Time in 2012, I’d done much soul searching.  With only ten agents queried (a miniscule number when it comes to agent hunting), I longed for the validation of a traditional publishing contract, but wasn’t sure I wanted to spend years of precious time trying

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