Happy merry!

It's nearly dark, on the Friday before Christmas, and I have inserted the final "to do" notes on my WIP – the first "witch cats of Cambridge" book. And with that, I have what is pretty much a full first draft, or, at least, a book-size pile of words! I say "pretty...

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Frodo Baggins is my George Bailey

For some people, the holidays call for a re-watching of “It’s A Wonderful Life.” For us, it involves a trip to Mordor. Ever since my husband gave me a copy of “The Lord of the Rings” movies on DVD for Chanukah, watching them – in the extended version, of course – has...

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Movies about writing…

As a former music critic, I'm used to the saying that writing about music is like dancing about architecture. But movies have gotten pretty good at depicting the writing life. In fact, they've done so well, that many people comment on it. The Femmes Fatale blog posted...

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Book lovers care….

After Hurricane Harvey, Houston's Murder by the Book opened its doors as a safe, dry place for neighbors to come by for coffee, cookies, and general respite. Soon after, they began asking for donations for a charity auction. Well, that auction goes live today and runs...

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“Everybody has a past…”

"Everybody has a past..." That's how Mollie Hunt's review of WORLD ENOUGH. Read the full text below: Everybody has a past. Some are more memorable than others; some we would prefer to forget. My own past was rooted in the hippie movement and the music scene that went...

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Limited time offer! Three pet noir/$2.99!

This is huge! Poisoned Pen Press, is offering a fantastic deal. They’ve bundled my first three Pru Marlowe pet noir mysteries (featuring the irascible tabby Wallis) into one e-book for only $2.99. Be forewarned - this deal is only going to last this week. I’m excited...

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