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Conference Brain

Have you guys ever attended a conference? Doesn’t matter what kind. Any kind. A conference for your job. A conference surrounding something you love. Any conference that consists of you swimming along in a giant ocean of other people who do/love the same thing you do/love. Ever been to one? I have. More than once…. Read more »

You’re Going to Be Okay

I saw a music video this morning that moved me, mostly because as a teenager, I could completely relate. I am so grateful to not be a girl growing up in this day and age of social media, of everybody scrutinizing every little physical thing about you, of cyber bullying. How in the world do you… Read more »

Everybody Needs a Writing Conscience

So while A Little Bit of Spice is visiting the editor, I have begun work on the next book, the first in a series of I haven’t decided how many yet. Let me tell you how that came about (not the series, the starting of the next novel already, which is very unlike me). I have… Read more »

On Discipline

The good news about working from home is that I have no deadlines except the ones I impose upon myself and nobody to answer to except me. The bad news about working from home is that I have no deadlines except the ones I impose upon myself and nobody to answer to except me. Bottom… Read more »

“Zero Visibilty” is a perfect snow day read

From AfterEllen.com, check it out: This week, mother nature dumped a couple of feet of snow on us here in New England. It gave me the perfect opportunity to read Zero Visibility by Georgia Beers. The story is set in upstate New York (in a town I assumed is a foil for Lake Placid). Here’s… Read more »

Beer

So, I’m working on a new book. It has no title yet, so I’m simply calling it The Beer Book. In it, I have a main character who works for a small, family-owned craft brewery and another who doesn’t know the first thing about, nor has she ever liked, beer. Fun fact: I don’t know… Read more »

8 Lesbian Romance Novels That Will Get You Hooked on the Genre

From AfterEllen.com: For a long time, when you thought about romance novels, you couldn’t help but picture Fabio’s flowing mane, or your mother’s secret stash of Jackie Collins. But when Fifty Shades of Grey came around, it did more than just titillate the masses—it opened the door for romance and erotica novels to make their… Read more »

Women’s Week in Provincetown, 2014

Apparently, it is my lot in life to go for months and months with no idea on a subject for a blog. Then one day, I wake up with four of them. I don’t understand my brain. That being said, let’s talk about my recent trip to Provincetown for Women’s Week. Have you ever been?… Read more »

The Food Blog

As many of you know or may have heard, last month at the annual Golden Crown Literary Society conference, I sat on a panel called “Eat Your Heart Out.” My fellow panelists were RG Emanuelle, Mary Griggs, and Karin Kallmaker, and what we all have in common is the fact that food tends to play… Read more »