Spreading Love and Pollen – Contest

I know what happened… You meant to enter–you really did, but time got away from you. Oh, you did enter? But you didn’t win? You. were. robbed. The two people who won probably bribed someone. (They didn’t.) They’re cuter than you. (I have no idea…they might be…they seem nice.) Favoritism! It must have been favoritism. (No. Well…maybe. They did enter […]

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Writing What You’d Rather Not Know

  When I started writing a novel about an allergic shifter, I knew I was in familiar territory. Not because I can change to a wolf at will—as far as I’ve noticed—but because the idea was born of aggravation with my allergies. I have a genetic blood condition called IgA deficiency which is relatively harmless in and of itself, other […]

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Don’t Say I Never Share My Pollen

Mostly…because that’s a weird thing to say…who says things like that? But, also, the lucky winner of the earrings and necklace:       was Marnie S. And the winner of the gift card was Carson M.   Did you like this giveaway? I liked this giveaway. I liked this giveaway so much that I might order another necklace and […]

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How to Fan an Ebook Author

  This is a post on how to treat your favorite ebook authors like rockstars. *blinks* What’s that? Did you ask if this post is a little self-serving since I just had an ebook come out? *scoffs* *sputters* *shuffles feet* You know what? Go to your room! *coughs* *clears throat* Okay. Now, where were we? I specified ebook authors because […]

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Taming the Pack Series

      With a series coming out, I haven’t really had time to chill out and celebrate the first one coming out. Especially since I’ve been working on editing the second one in the Taming the Pack series. Working on the second one has had the song Lil Red Riding Hood by Sam the Sham and the Pharoahs stuck […]

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Excerpt from Past My Defenses

    Past My Defenses is out wherever you buy ebooks, but here is a teaser:   When he felt the presence of another person in his room, staring at him, he jerked awake—even as awareness of who it was seeped into his consciousness. He glanced at his clock. Two a.m. He was going to be worthless mornings if this […]

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Best Pollen-related Giveaway Ever!

  It seemed appropriate since my allergic shifter book is finally out that I do a pollen-related prize for the blog tour giveaway. This necklace and matching earrings handcrafted by Sunny of Sun V. Designs contain dandelion seeds. I’ll also be giving away a $15 gift card. Terms & Conditions: By entering the giveaway, you are confirming you are at […]

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OCD and Suicide

  People have told me I’m brave for these posts, but I’m not–I swear I’m not–as evidenced by the fact that I’ve meant to write this post for forever, but I’ve held off. I don’t even plan on posting it on Twitter or Facebook. (Though I know it’ll autopost on Twitter at some point.) I want this searchable, though. If […]

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Dialogue – Conversations with Kids

  Have you ever read a book with a young character and thought, “That’s not a kid talking–that’s an adult who has never met a child–it’s their version of a kid talking,” or, “That’s a mini-adult,” instead of buying into it? Sometimes authors will explain it away because the child is gifted…so they can talk like an adult shrunken to […]

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Superstition and OCD

  It seems appropriate to post this on a Friday the 13th and a full moon. The height of superstitious days, huh? My husband’s commute on Friday the 13th is always really light because of the superstitious nature of people, but I suspect most of them have chosen or learned to be superstitious. In many with OCD, we’re superstitious against […]

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