The Bumpy Road!

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When I started writing I knew fame wouldn’t come overnight. It may NEVER come but, I do love writing. I self published a couple of short stories back when eBooks first became popular. Over fifty thousand were down loaded and I was overwhelmed with the reviews, both good and bad. It was a great learning experience.

I took my next book a lot more seriously and worked with good folks to perfect it. Perfecting means working with a copy editor, content editor, publisher and proof reader as well as finding someone to make it look good as an eBook.

This book was Dead of July. It got some great reviews. Not many authors are lucky enough to have a best-selling first book and I was no different, but I learned from it and haven’t given up.

Ghosts on the Sand is my next venture, and the Content Editor I’m working with on this book is phenomenal. She’s giving me a confidence I never knew I had. Ghosts on the Sand will be published later this year in a collection of short, chilling tales. Maybe, just maybe, this will be the book that gets me noticed.

It’s a bumpy road, but I’m a tough old bird!

 

Deep Breaths, Weddings and Dreams of Italy

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I’m planning a wedding and writing a book

I’m also a housekeeper, wife and cook

My full-time job keeps my busy all day

In a Legal Department the Corporate way

The wedding in June will be a lovely affair

A beautiful party for the happy pair

Next year Italy, three weeks for a rest

Will I make it that long?

I’m doing my best.

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I think I found Christmas!

It’s been a struggle this year! I worked so hard to finish my novel, but I got it done. Then I was very sick.  There was drama at work. The combination of all of these thing sapped my energy and emotion and I had nothing left.

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I put up my Christmas tree, wrapped the Christmas gifts, wrote Christmas cards, but it was mechanical. I wasn’t doing anything from the heart. I couldn’t find my Christmas Spirit and it saddened me because I love Christmas. I love giving, getting together with family, having parties and of course I love celebrating the birthday of Jesus Christ.

This year I felt numb. Was I too old? What was wrong with me? I was scared.

I met an old friend tonight, we had dinner together and then, all of a sudden, everything fell into place. Hallelujah, I had found Christmas at last.

 

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