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Three Contests, Three Finals: Such Fun!

This one showed up yesterday, the third contest I entered, the third contest in which one of my books finaled. Thank you to all the judges from Denver!

HAVING FUN AGAIN–ASPEN GOLD FINALIST!

Y’all know how much fun contests are. Well, this has been a delightful week for my books. Today, I learned that Sailing out of Darkness is one of three finalists in the Single Title Category (for romantic as opposed to romance fiction) of the Aspen Gold Contest from the Heart Read more →

Marketing Stage 3: Sailing out of Darkness Book Trailer

What can I say?  After yesterday’s fun, I decided to play some more.     Here is the new book trailer for Sailing out of Darkness. Would it make you want to read the book? Please let me know!  

The Ripple Effect: A Word Gift to This Writer

A stone plopped into water formed ripples, creating concentric circles that moved out from the center and subsided gradually if nothing impeded their progress. Whether or not they ever came to a full stop, Teo wasn’t scientist enough to know. It looked to him as if the molecules touched by Read more →

Wonderful Review: Sailing out of Darkness

I admit it: I’m a terrible blogger. There’s so much else I’d rather do, like work on my next book or read or spend way too much time on social media, checking in with the world on that huge, huge time-hole called Facebook. And, no, the picture above has absolutely Read more →

Lovely Words from Good Girl Gone Redneck

I know. The picture has nothing to do with rednecks, my book, or a review. But I looked like a celebration. A kick-up your heels and dance moment. And if you follow this link to Andrea’s review of Sailing out of Darkness, you’ll see why. GOOD GIRL GONE REDNECK   Read more →

Actors to Play Characters in Sailing out of Darkness

I love Facebook and my interaction with friends. John Pelkey was the first to come up with actors he thought would be perfect for Becalmed’s characters, so I set up a Pinterest Board for them. After beginning Sailing out of Darkness, Kimberli Buffaloe fell in love with Teo, and we Read more →

When Someone Gets It

You paint a picture, create a sculpture, write a poem or a book. Folk say they love this or that. A few say they don’t like anything you’ve done. Well, you try for a thank-you to them anyway, because that’s what you’ve been taught to do. Smile. Be polite. And Read more →

Introducting Sailing out of Darkness in My Words

  My publicist, River Laker of Silver Seas PR, shot these on board Sea Venture at Liberty Landing Marina, where we’d docked while I played grandmother to my daughter’s newborn a ferry ride away in NYC. Obviously, (sans doute!) I had no script. Nor the benefit of a make-up and Read more →

8 Authors Join Me at Launch Party for Sailing out of Darkness

  Win Books by: Barbara Claypole White, Anne Barnhill, Barbara Davis, Jessica Dotta, Jessica Topper, Laura Wharton, Lynne Hinkey, Robin Patchen, and Yours Truly! The Facebook Launch Party of Sailing out of Darkness Tuesday, December 17, 2013 9 AM to 8 PM Join us on Facebook: Click Here!!