Whedon’s Wisdom

Posted Jun 8 2015

Today at the Ruby Slippered Sisterhood, we’re talking about Joss Whedon’s recent decision to delete his Twitter account, and about how we, as authors, can preserve sanity, safety and self in this era where creativity and commerce often intersect.

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The REAL Reason I Listen to Music When I Write: Misophonia

Posted May 21 2015

 

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I needed this today…

Posted Apr 29 2015

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Slice of Life

Posted Mar 21 2015

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Tools of the Trade: Empathy

Posted Mar 16 2015

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Today at the Ruby Slippered Sisterhood, I talk about what I consider to be one of an author’s essential tools of the trade: empathy.  And yeah, great villains. 😉

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Creative Minds: Trent Reznor

Posted Dec 12 2014

Today at the Ruby Slippered Sisterhood, I talk about what I’ve learned about creativity from Trent Reznor, and from Dave Grohl’s “Sound City” documentary.

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To Buy or Not To Buy: That is the Question

Posted Dec 2 2014

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Partial Nora Roberts collection

At the Ruby Slippered Sisterhood, I blogged about the factors I consider when trying to decide whether or not to buy a book

They were…more complex than I’d originally imagined.

 

 

 

 

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Weasel (2006-2014)

Posted Sep 25 2014

We are very sad at the Hogan house. After a thankfully short but very unexpected illness, our beloved, naughty Weasel died yesterday morning. 

We buried him in one of his favorite places, in the the garden near the raspberry bushes, with his favorite toy, some Greenies, and of course, some catnip.We miss him already.

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There is a kitty-shaped hole in our hearts.

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When the Words Get in the Way

Posted Sep 12 2014

whathehellToday at the Ruby Slippered Sisterhood, I talk about what’s been up with me – or with my writing, at any rate.

The takeaway from this post? My work in progess, ENTHRALL ME, clattered off-track, pushing its publication date back to early 2015.

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Thanks, readers!

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TEMPT ME is a Bookseller’s Best Finalist!

Posted Jun 11 2014

2014BBAfinalistTEMPT ME has been named a finalist in the paranormal category of Greater Detroit RWA’s 2014 Booksellers Best Contest! This contest is  judged by booksellers and librarians, so it’s a different type of meaningful. 😉

Winners will be named at the Bookseller’s Best Awards Banquet in San Antonio, TX during the Romance Writers of America’s National conference in July.

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