If you’re reading this, then the Spambot war I’ve been engaged in is over. Phew. My site was down most of last week. It popped back up for a few minutes here and there only to be swallowed again by these guys    Note: This is not an actual spambot for they don’t show there faces. They like to lurk behind Burberry ads and gibberish disguised as flattery.     They were ruthless. They got thru Askimet and dumped so… Read more »

My latest YA novel   Today I’m talking about NORMAL. Not that I know what “normal” is, exactly. Except to say, sometimes I lose my way and fixate on the grass around my feet that somehow just doesn’t seem to look as green as the grass on the other side of the pasture. The green I used to have, or was supposed to have. Or thought I had. I don’t know. All I can say is, trying to write about “normal”… Read more »

  The one thing I know for sure about book promotion is that there’s no shortage of information. I’ve been reading and bookmarking how-to articles for the last couple of years, but when it comes to promoting my writing (and probably flirting), I think I probably resort to that winking in the dark stuff. But then my very first print copy of my YA book, Come Back to Me, arrived in the mail. Having a copy of my book made… Read more »