A Simple Way to Improve Your Health Today

One Simple Way to Improve Your Health today. These feet were made for walking. Get up. Get out of that chair or recliner, wherever you write, and put on those comfy shoes and walk. So simple… and so freaking hard. Good intentions won’t improve your health. You have to do it! I should know ’cause […]

Fostering Creativity #UpbeatAuthors

How to foster creativity in our lives is often a bit of a puzzle (sorry for the pun), especially if our livelihood depends on that oh-so elusive noun. Instead of chasing story ideas around like a hapless rat in a maze, it’s time to try something else. Take a careful step away from the computer […]

Most Encouraging Quotation

The journey from Kamakura to Kyoto takes twelve days. If you travel for eleven but stop with only one day remaining, how can you admire the moon over the capital? –Nichiren Daishonin, Letter to Niike   While this encouraging quote from the 13th century relates to continuing diligence in matters of faith, it always encouraged me to […]

The Joy in Simple Things

Thanks to a thoughtful friend’s birthday present last year, I’ve rediscovered a childhood pleasure: coloring books. Of course being slightly OTT when it comes to creative endeavors, I rushed out to buy more coloring books, gel pens, and markers. Yes, it’s time to occasionally disconnect for all those electronic devices and indulge in a childhood […]

New Release: HUNTED, Hill Country Lawmen 1

 I believe it was my sister who suggested I write a series about the modern day descendants of my Loving the Lawman series. So, Sister, it’s DONE and ready for purchase. Los Marcos Sheriff Vince Tate is descended from SEDUCING THE SHERIFF’S ever-loving Sheriff Cordero Tate and Starlight Tyler Tate. Pharmacist Abigail Fields is descended […]

TAMING TALIA Character Interview

MNR: Thankfully my time travel machine was in good working order, and I was able to journey back to 1889 to the New Mexico Territory to interview the very handsome Jared Fields and his lovely bride-to-be Natalia. It’s supposed to be early spring, but I have to say it’s colder than a well digger’s ass […]

Holding Her Own, FBI Guys 2 Re-released

The first book in the FBI Guys series has just been re-released. When it was first published, I didn’t know it was going to be a series, but the secondary character of Alex MacGregor was such a hit with readers that he needed his own happily ever after.  HOLDING HER OWN is set in New […]