It was a very warm welcome for this Dallas author from The Peninsula at Twin Coves – Book Club. Fun and engaging by a very, very honest group of book lovers. And not just any ordinary club. We spent the evening munching on fabulous homemade horderves, great wines and lots of book chatter and critique. To the next time […](...READ MORE)
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04.07.15 Once Upon a Book Club – Flower Mound
11.23.14 Reviews In The News!
In case you missed BubbleLife. Come visit the buzz about local Dallas-Ft Worth authors. Blue Suede Shoes is delighted to make the list.(...READ MORE)
06.24.14 On The Road
To my hideaway in northern New Mexico that is welcoming and comforting each visit. Every season there’s something new I’ve never notice before. As writer I reminded about the need to feed our contemplative voices. To give them the treasure of silence. My little visitor got the message!(...READ MORE)
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(...READ MORE)
02.26.14 Reviews in the News!
We visited Marilyn’s Musings – Come join and share one of my blogs with my gracious host! http://marilynmeredith.blogspot.com/2014_02_01_archive.html(...READ MORE)
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 […](...READ MORE)
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 […](...READ MORE)
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 […](...READ MORE)
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 […](...READ MORE)
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 […](...READ MORE)