A Favorite Book is Like an Old Friend – #MFRWauthor

Happy Friday! It's Week 25 of the MFRWauthor 52-Week Blog Challenge, and this week's prompt is Favorite Books to Read. My question for you is: how much time do you have? Because asking authors or any other voracious reader about their favorite books is...well, it could make for some long (but extremely interesting) posts. I'm … Continue reading A Favorite Book is Like an Old Friend – #MFRWauthor

5 Things You Might Not Know About June

I'm sure you've all noticed that we're nearing the middle of the month of June. Well, if you're a writer on a very tight deadline you might not have noticed, but probably everyone else has. Because I'm gearing up for a month-long visit from my grandkids (yay!) and I'm suffering from short-timer's disease (a month's … Continue reading 5 Things You Might Not Know About June

13 Things That Begin With X, Y or Z

I've been practicing my procrastination skills with this blog post. Coming up with 13 things even remotely attached to my life that begin with these three letters feels like an impossible task, and so I've been avoiding it. But while I'm adept at procrastination, I also, eventually, get around to fulfilling my obligations, even if … Continue reading 13 Things That Begin With X, Y or Z

5 Things You Might Not Know About Montana

I'm celebrating the release of Mr. Congeniality on Kindle today. It's a contemporary romance set on the Eagle's Nest Dude Ranch outside fictional Whistle River, Montana. As part of my celebration, I've decided to share five things you may not know about Montana, the state I call home, even though I was born and spent the … Continue reading 5 Things You Might Not Know About Montana

5 Things You Might Not Know about Florida’s Gulf Coast

A few months ago, while sitting on a park bench outside a crowded restaurant, it occurred to me that it might be time to write a book set in my new stomping grounds. I mentioned that idea to Older Daughter, who was with me, and within about 45 minutes, we had the germ of an … Continue reading 5 Things You Might Not Know about Florida’s Gulf Coast

5 Things You Might Not Know about Yellowstone National Park

Disney claims that its theme parks are the "happiest place on earth." Much as I love Disney, I would have to argue with them about that claim--at least as far as I'm concerned. As a kid growing up in Montana, I looked forward every year to my family's annual visit to Yellowstone National Park, always … Continue reading 5 Things You Might Not Know about Yellowstone National Park

13 Things that Begin With “V”

Oh, this one's not going to be easy. I can feel that already. But I'm determined to make it to the end of the alphabet, although I'm seriously considering combining X, Y and Z because they're X, Y and Z. I mean, really! So here goes. Let's see if I can come up with 13 … Continue reading 13 Things that Begin With “V”

The Problem with #BeautyAndTheBeast Nobody’s Talking About

As I write this blog post, I am gearing up to see Disney's live action Beauty and the Beast for the third time. That should tell you something right off the bat. I love the movie. I think the casting is brilliant and the movie is beautifully made. This is not one of those posts complaining … Continue reading The Problem with #BeautyAndTheBeast Nobody’s Talking About

13 Things that Begin with “Q”

I have put this blog post off for a long time now because finding 13 things in my life that begin with the letter Q is difficult, to say the least. But I've decided to give it a shot. Let's see how many I can get legitimately and how far I have to stretch to … Continue reading 13 Things that Begin with “Q”

8 Things on My Wish List

Okay, this is random, but it's almost Christmas so I thought I'd take a look at my wish list and see what's on it. Here are 8 items on my list in no particular order: r. I saw this charm bracelet one day while I was hanging out on Twitter and saved it to my … Continue reading 8 Things on My Wish List