Fun Friday Photo: Muggle & Wombat

old golden retriever dog being nuzzled by brown white cat

Today's fun Friday photo is actually a video provided courtesy of author Bianca Marais. I shamelessly asked to borrow this video of her dog Muggle and cat Wombat (great names) after seeing it on Instagram. Watch the short video and you'll see why. Those two are precious, and the look on the dog's face is … Continue reading Fun Friday Photo: Muggle & Wombat

The Best, Ultimately Uplifting Stories About Sexual Abuse and Harassment

Does the world need a list of "the best, ultimately uplifting stories about sexual abuse and harassment"? I think so, and so does Shepherd, the newest kid on the bookworm's block. I was invited by the creators of Shepherd, a new reading resource for book-lovers, to submit a list of good reads related to my … Continue reading The Best, Ultimately Uplifting Stories About Sexual Abuse and Harassment

Free Reading Guide for Book Clubs

I recently put together a Reading Guide for a local Book Club whose members were reading my novel Horseshoes and Hand Grenades. Compiling a list of the questions that were floating around in my mind when I wrote the book, plus the ones that actually drove the manuscript, was a lot of fun. Even more … Continue reading Free Reading Guide for Book Clubs

Happy Birthday to Shelby & Astrid

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Yes, I'm saying Happy Birthday to imaginary characters. If Keene, NH can hold a birthday party for Harry Potter, then I can do this. 🙂 I can't believe that as of Sunday, Sept. 26th, it will have been two years since the novel one reviewer called "an insightful and compelling tale showing the strength of … Continue reading Happy Birthday to Shelby & Astrid

Audiobook Review: Horseshoes and Hand Grenades

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Saying I've been absorbed in my work-in-progress would be an understatement considering I only this week caught up with The Audiobook Review's post on Horseshoes and Hand Grenades! Their thorough review of the audiobook version of my novel was posted in February. (The audiobook was released in January 2021.) Nothing is more fulfilling than having … Continue reading Audiobook Review: Horseshoes and Hand Grenades