Special Release: “Real Women Wear Red” together with “Real Women Go Hawaiian”

Listening to "Red, Red, Wine," the song I used for the "Real Women Wear Red" book trailer, I feel all the joy I remember during that time:  writing the book, getting agented, being offered a publishing contract, hearing from readers how much they loved it. But when Google bought YouTube, they messed up my book … Continue reading Special Release: “Real Women Wear Red” together with “Real Women Go Hawaiian”

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Unspoken

Reading "Our Grandmothers," a poem by Maya Angelou mentioned in Braving the Wilderness by Brene Brown, I thought about my poet grandmother and wrote this poem: "Unspoken" Some things should not be spoken People tell me By the way they ignore me As if they do not hear me And this grieves me So I … Continue reading Unspoken

“Real Women Go Hawaiian” Now Available on Kindle

“In that moment, I knew I could no longer be a Wall Street monkey, and somewhere out there Hawaii was calling my name.” – Robin from Real Women Go Hawaiian When the women of Real Women Wear Red return from their Caribbean cruise, each woman must deal with the consequences of secrets shared onboard ship. … Continue reading “Real Women Go Hawaiian” Now Available on Kindle

Can’t Stop the Music

While we're living in temporary housing during the house building process, I made a deal with myself that I'd put music on hold and focus on writing my novel-in-progress. That music is too challenging for me right now and writing a novel is therapeutic. The problem with that is I love music too much, and … Continue reading Can’t Stop the Music

Déjà vu at the Blue Diamond Saloon 2.0 is Live Now

As promised, Déjà vu at the Blue Diamond Saloon version 2.0 is now live. Déjà vu at the Blue Diamond Saloon Nikki Durrance escaped the worst nightmare of her life when she fled Las Vegas for San Francisco, leaving her husband behind at the Blue Diamond Saloon to build a new life. So when the … Continue reading Déjà vu at the Blue Diamond Saloon 2.0 is Live Now

New Original Song, Bad Boy Crushes, Now Available on iTunes and cdbaby

I released my first song, Everybody Lies, last year on iTunes and cdbaby, and have started off this year with a new song, Bad Boy Crushes, available for download on both iTunes and cdbaby. Bad Boy Crushes grew organically from one of the songs I wrote in my Pat Pattison songwriting class, Candy Apple Red, … Continue reading New Original Song, Bad Boy Crushes, Now Available on iTunes and cdbaby

Free Christmas Gift for the Fans of “Real Women Wear Red”

I'm already having second thoughts about writing a blog post every week day in December - lol! Maybe because we've just returned from a trip to Florida and I'm still writing up the trip report. And I've enrolled in a couple of music classes. And I'm working on my wip. So that all counts, right? … Continue reading Free Christmas Gift for the Fans of “Real Women Wear Red”