At some point in life, some people stop being self-conscious talking about themselves and speak more publicly in hopes of helping others. I have reached that point. I realized this after recording an interview for Darlene Corbett's wonderful podcast, Tap Into the Power of U. One reason I chose PR as my initial career was … Continue reading Don’t Let the Trauma Define You
Book-lovers, you're gonna like this post! Read on or skip to the end to find online book reviewers who can introduce you to books in your favorite genres. When you're a relatively unknown author, getting attention for your novel is difficult and/or expensive. That's why I'm so grateful to the online community of book review … Continue reading Paying Homage to Book Review Bloggers
Who says you can't go home again? A few weeks ago, I returned to my hometown of Gorham, Maine for the holidays, and a book event at my high school friend Karen's new venue, Grand Central Wine Bar. Having a new bar in Gorham is a very big deal. This town is so small that … Continue reading Going Home Again
Happy Thanksgiving, everyone, from the Horseshoes and Hand Grenades family! If you are a victim of sexual harassment or assault, like the characters in my novel, I encourage you to acknowledge that your experience "counts" and you deserve to heal, if you haven't already. No matter the "severity" of what happened, a line was crossed … Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving!
Warning: This blog post is going to raise some hackles. Sorry not sorry. I’m not old-fashioned, but when it comes to traditional Trick-or-Treating being usurped by Trunk-or-Treating, I am willingly stuck in the past. Allow me to mix my holiday metaphors and show you the ghosts of Halloween past, present and future. The Ghost of … Continue reading What’s Wrong with Trunk-or-Treat