On Jan 27th 2018 I will be hosting my first ever Book Signing at the Local Chapters. The ladies out there will understand, this is a great way to narrow down the selection and make preview day go that much smoother. Just because I spend many hours at home tucked away in my jammies,... Continue Reading →
Sharing this book about a woman’s journey through life with a rare disease. We met in person about two months ago and clicked instantly, you don’t always get that in life. Check it out and share with the world, you never know who else has CMT!
Hi everyone and Merry Christmas:
After 2 ½ years of work, I can’t quite believe that I’ve finished my autobiography, CMT and Me: an intimate 75-year journey of love, loss and refusal to surrender to a disabling disease and that it’s up and out there. It took so long because I had almost 55 years of journals dating back to 1963 to go through, 103 CMT Newsletters to revisit and thousands of photographs and negatives from family members dating back to the late 1800s to view in order to illustrate the book properly. I not only write about my CMT but my life as a woman trying to find love and happiness and make a difference in the world because isn’t that what we all want, CMT or not?
In 330 pages, I bring to life my family and then what it was like for me to grow up in the 1940s coping…
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As an indie writer, our jobs are not only to write, but to market, and network, to build a solid community around us. There are days, however, when being "on" through social media can become overwhelming. Many writers use their personal, and author accounts, as one. I do not, I keep mine separate. I do share some... Continue Reading →
People always ask writers where they get their ideas. Most of the time we can’t tell you that. It’s like asking a human how they can walk, or talk, or think, we just do. There are times, however, when Life is stranger than fiction, and these great weird moments can evolve into an entire book... Continue Reading →
While blogging weekly can be a daunting undertaking, most of us find something to talk about. However when you have a brilliant flash of a blog mid week but neglect to write it down - that's a pisser! I awoke this morning to blog and had absolutely no idea what my mind-blowingly-thousand-likes -blog was going to be!... Continue Reading →
The day you type "the end" in your novel is a joyous release. You can relax for a bit, let it rest, get some distance before re-reading and beginning to edit. The next day you feel lost, you know you have to write, you've set yourself to a schedule. You go to your computer and... Continue Reading →