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05.19.14 Reviews in the News!

It comes when you least expect it! “It is our great pleasure to inform you that you are a Finalist in the 2014 National Indie Excellence Awards. Your book truly embodies the excellence that this award was created to celebrate, and we salute you and your fine work.” http://www.indieexcellence.com/indie-results-2014-finalists.htm#77

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02.20.14 Listen In!

Sometimes it’s truly not about us, it about those young hearts and minds who are at that enviable precipice. A big shout out to our east Dallas Woodrow Willson high school – http://www.woodrowwildcats.org – they make us proud.  Education Matters – It was bigger for me than for them I am sure to chat about the options […]

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10.18.13 Bits and Bites

I was just thinking . . . during my hike in the Carson National Forest outside of Angel Fire, New Mexico about the art of – being present. You know, listening intently when somebody speaks or noticing the happy face of a produce worker, getting that small high from frolicking with your favorite pet. I […]

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09.28.13 Greenleaf Author Summit – 2013

From Smith Publicity to Cevin Bryerman of Publishers Weekly to Brian Feinblum of Media Connect, Greenleaf authors and those up and coming writers were swept by the Star Studded cast. The first of the Austin event. From California to Canada we came to learn, to share. A special shout to Spike Jones and his session […]

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09.24.13 Bouchercon

This years Bouchercon in Albany, New York was both a great event and a beautiful setting. I should have taken more pictures. But what typically happens is that I get so enthralled with my surroundings that I forget, even with my handy IPhone. So it was the combination of the engaging panels, the electrified book […]

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07.05.13 On The Road

It’s high time I shared my photos of Italy. From Tuscany to Amalfi to the Vatican City. To Chianti Classico everyday . . . at least once . . . or twice. Scenery was spectacular! A sight quite frankly to be enjoyed without my nose to the writing grindstone. As much as I enjoy being […]

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05.23.13 Listen In!

Speaking opportunities such as the one with the Dallas North Rotary, unexpectedly, become a moment to take a pause. We can plan and prepare for our 20 minutes of all about me, me, me, but sometimes we get more than we could possibly deliver through the observed graciousness and generosity of our hosts. It was […]

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03.21.13 Once Upon A Book Club – Pennslyvania

Absolutely thrilled to be a guest of the Chester Senior Center Book Club – a winner of the Bookmovement giveaway. The J. Lewis Crozer Library group in Chester PA can dish it with flair! Our skyped interview was sassy and fun and full of questions about writing and my inspiration. And those comments about Clare […]

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