Are you a Starter or a Finisher?

Are you a starter? Or a finisher? It’s an intriguing question, right? Especially at the beginning of a new year. It’s one I’ve thought about a lot over the years. And it’s what we’re talking about over on Elaine Stock’s blog this week. I...
TANGLED LIES Releases on May 24!

TANGLED LIES Releases on May 24!

I feel like a kid counting down to Christmas morning! It’s hard to believe that this book idea I talked about with my daughter and daughter-in-law during a walk on the beach two years ago will release on May 24th! I had such fun writing about Sasha, my boat captain...
Clearing out the Leaves

Clearing out the Leaves

Last week, a friend visiting Florida from New York looked at the mountains of leaves in our yard and asked, “Why are the leaves falling now? It’s spring.” I smiled, even as I choked on clouds of pollen, and showed her the layer of green that coats everything these...

Do You Need to Give Yourself Permission?

Sometimes, you realize it’s time to make some changes, to do things differently. It’s been said many times that the sign of insanity is to keep doing the same thing—and expect different results. Since I was a child, fiction has been the thing that tugs on my heart,...