Monthly Archives: October 2014

Calling All Nicevillians

Those lucky enough to live here are familiar with the “Niceville Christmas Lady.” She needs help next Saturday, Nov. 1, to move all her decorations from the former Food World building on John Sims Parkway to the new location, the … Continue reading

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Worknapped!

I’ve had a few worried messages lately wondering where I am. I wish I could tell you, but I don’t know either. Our graphic artist put in for vacation in mid-October, and then I blacked out. When any of us go … Continue reading

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Reading: Best Gift Ever

Tomorrow is my mom’s birthday, and that got me thinking about the best thing she ever gave me: words. She taught me to read on those old fashioned McGuffey readers long before I hit kindergarten. The covers were just paper … Continue reading

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Best Days Don’t Come Easy

Tough week for many people I care about… and myself. To stay afloat, I constantly have to remind myself that good days don’t come easy. Life throws constant curve balls and all we can do is hit back what we can and … Continue reading

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Free Monsters!

Just a quick peek in to let you know that Monsters Are Everywhere is officially published and free today… Don’t Worry, Star is free for a few more hours. Monsters is absolutely beautiful and Mary-Anne Leslie‘s illustrations are amazing. Get … Continue reading

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Working on ‘Monsters’

Today I’m busy finishing up the next book in the queue – Monsters Are Everywhere. Don’t let the title frighten you. This beautifully illustrated (by Mary-Anne Leslie) book is here to assure kids of all ages that we can’t spend … Continue reading

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Pillsbury Melts: Sweet Rewards

My boys have been doing so well in school, I decided to bring a sweet treat home with me from the grocery store today. It was a tough decision but I eventually decided on the new Pillsbury Melts in the … Continue reading

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Halloween Hat Trick

And now for something completely different… I popped into Second Life to design up a Halloween hat for a friend and a gift hunt she is getting ready to have. I was thinking Mad Hatter, heavy on the mad, with … Continue reading

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Digital Book Readings?

How does an author do book readings if they don’t want paper books? I’ve been toying with the idea of going eBook only for awhile. Pros: eBooks are outselling paperbacks and with much less production cost. They are simpler to … Continue reading

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Lord Mac, King of the Apples

A friend of mine recently gave me a her lightly used Mac computer. Sitting at this amazing machine with music and a screen so big I actually have to swivel my neck to see from one side of the screen … Continue reading

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