I’m leaving the wide open spaces of the northern plains and heading for the congestion, grid-lock and humidity of Washington, DC. The DC Project kicks off on Tuesday, July 9th. For those of you unfamiliar, the DC Project is 50 women, one from each state, who travel to our nation’s capital every year to advocate for … Continue reading So Long South Dakota…Hello DC!
Time to relax…breathe…and enjoy life a little. It’s the season of top down cruises on endless South Dakota backroads, enveloped by air that feels like warm bath water and has the aroma of fresh baled hay. It’s the season of sitting on Phillips Avenue in Sioux Falls, sipping a glass of wine, taking the … Continue reading It’s SUMMER!!
I’m not gonna lie, this blog post is about me instead of the book project. Sharing personal stuff makes me cringe, but oh well. That said, what comforts you? To put it another way, what do you typically turn to for comfort when you’re stressed, anxious or sad? Or, how do you reward yourself after … Continue reading What Comforts You?
I know some really cool people. I mean – REALLY COOL. And I’m grateful for each one in immeasurable ways. Where to begin… The other day I realized it was ten years ago that I started working on CONSUMMATE BETRAYAL. Wow! A decade, gone by like the snap of my fingers. Saying it’s been interesting … Continue reading Reflections Past, Present and Future
Occasionally readers ask me why I chose to insert a religious element into my thrillers. I take issue with using the word ‘religious’ to describe what I’ve written. For me, the word religious or religion implies sitting in a house of worship, following along and reciting the correct things at the appropriate times. My relationship … Continue reading Dreams, Visions and Religion
Many of you know that as I’ve worked on Book #4, things took a turn I wasn’t expecting. My characters, bless their sneaky hearts, create unexpected twists and turns all the time. In essence, they write the story. And no, I’m not crazy. I’m a typical author. Well, OK…maybe that means…never mind! Back to topic. … Continue reading I Love Surprises
As the old cliché goes, time flies. I meant to post this blog for Throwback Thursday. Getting ready for the non-starter winter storm that left us with an inch of snow on top of a glaze of ice, plus my one-day-a-week “real world” job left my once-a-month blog unwritten. Moving on. Some of you know … Continue reading For TBT…on a Monday