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Getting my Hustle On

I’ve written a hundred blog posts in my head. Unfortunately, technology hasn’t caught up to where I can think a blog post and – voila! – it’s there. The reason these posts have been in my head and not in … Continue reading

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A Phoenix in the Hand

Thanksgiving isn’t known for gift giving, but I got a wonderful gift from my publisher today: my first copy of Phoenix. I’ve stared at the cover enough to know it as well as the back of my hand, so finally … Continue reading

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Live on Amazon … Another Step to Reality

My publisher posted this earlier today. Phoenix is now available for pre-order on Amazon.com. I have to admit – this is pretty freaking exciting. 

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Phoenix is a Scorpio

Authors celebrate the date of their book launch as the book’s birthday. And, never one to pass up a good birthday party, I’m excited to announce that Phoenix will be born on November 19 (cue the streamers and balloons. And … Continue reading

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The Power of Words

Sticks and stones can break my bones, but words will never hurt me. We all sing-songed those words as kids (followed with a “niyeah”) to ward off the careless words of other children. And while I’d hate to ruin a … Continue reading

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On Final Approach

Writing is a journey. And like most good journeys, it’s about what happens along the way more than the destination. But I’m now on my final approach for Phoenix … Readers, thank you for flying with us on Air Phoenix. … Continue reading

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What’s In a Name?

That which we call a character By any other name smell as sweet? Juliet may have been trying to soothe her lover’s concerns over their warring families, but I completely disagree with her notion that a name is a meaningless … Continue reading

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What Else I’ve Been Doing …

It’s a beautiful rainy Sunday and our new dog woke us up at 6:30 (sweet Charlie doesn’t realize mom and dad won’t be late to work on a Sunday). I should be composing a profound and educational blog, but I … Continue reading

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Second Chance Charlie

I got my first dog the week after I graduated from college. Even though I thought I knew everything – I mean, heck, didn’t that piece of paper with a stamped signature demonstrate that I am a certified know-it-all – … Continue reading

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The Art of Letting Go

Have you ever wondered if Picasso saw one of his paintings hanging at an opening and thought, “Just another stroke of blue and it would be perfect.” Or, if Stephen King thumbed through Carrie and wanted to change a word … Continue reading

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