New & Improved Author Blog (to come): The Long and Short of It

I've taken a few months off of social media (sort of) to work on my second novel, Stay of Execution. I say "sort of" because I'm still a scroller and see many of the blogs I follow, glance at the twitter feed, and peruse pictures of loved ones on Instagram and FB. However, I have …

When You Need to Be a Social Media Drop-out

I love summer. I love the kids being home from school. I love the weather. I love that the pace slows down. But early summer for me this year will be busy. I have a deadline. I need to get Stay of Execution to my editor the first week of July. And as of today, …

Blogging and Book Selling: Hand in Hand or Mutually Exclusive?

Claude Nougat is discussing this subject today over at The Wanderings of a Curious Mind and he is conducting a poll. If you get the opportunity, head over and participate. I think most of us are of the same opinion, but the results could be interesting. My thoughts: ┬áThere are many camps out there insisting …