AUTHOR HARPER LEE DIES, PLUS A MAJOR LAWSUIT INVOLVING SHERRILYN KENYON

There have been several author deaths in the past few weeks. AWARD-WINNING AUTHOR Margaret Forster, who wrote more than 40 books after her 1960s bestseller Georgy Girl, died this past month at age 77.  Forster’s husband, the writer and journalist Hunter Davies, reported her death at a hospice near her …

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Things My Daddy Told Me

One of my Daddy’s favorite basketball players was Harlan Stanley. Daddy always said: “Stanley can’t run, but he gets down the court. He can’t jump but he rebounds the ball. He can’t shoot but he scores. That’s heart. Some people call it desire. It’s the one thing you’ve got to …

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RWA National Convention 2013–State of Change

This year’s RWA National Convention was different. There was a buzz of energy in the air that was palpable. High energy, positive energy. To me, the national convention is always intense. Actually, intense is an understatement for what it feels like to be one of over 2000 people (98% female) …

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May I be Excused? My Brain is Full.

I pack a suitcase like I pack boxes for moving. Badly! I wish I were a more organized person. In my mind, in my personal habits, in my housekeeping. But i’m not. And for the most part, I’ve learned to accept myself for what I am. You know you’re in …

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Free Book Days, Courtesy Mallory Kane

TIME RIDER is free today and tomorrow, June 19 and 20. Grab it, because tomorrow is the last free day until after September. All of my indie books and short stories** are free from Thursday, June 20 through Saturday, June 22. I’m giving them away during the 2nd annual Romfest, …

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COMFORT FOOD–Evil Plot or Sanity Saver?

What’s your favorite comfort food? Mashed potatoes and gravy? Chicken Soup? Ice Cream? It’s generally accepted that comfort food is traditionally eaten food that often provides a nostalgic or sentimental feeling to the person eating it), or simply provides the consumer an easy-to-digest meal, soft in consistency, and rich in calories, …

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TIME RIDER, Stills from the Movie in my Head

I’m having the best time with the launch of Time Rider on Amazon. Lots of blogging, posting on FB and Twitter. It’s wonderful to hear from readers and other writers wishing me well. Click HERE to buy Time Rider now. (free thru 6/3/13. Today, I’m sharing with you two imaginary …

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TIME RIDER: Casting Call

TIME RIDER: THE MOVIE from the novel by Mallory Kane Look at that! Is that what every author dreams of? Or is it just me? You know what? I don’t care if it’s just me. One of my favorite things about writing a book is ‘auditioning’ actors for the starring …

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TIME RIDER ON AMAZON

Time Rider is at the top of my list of favorites of the books I’ve written. I’m totally in love with Rider. He’s one of my favorite heroes. So now, my baby is up for sale on Amazon.

COFFEE: OBSESSION OR NECESSITY?

I’m way too interested in coffee. For me, one of the great pleasures in life is that first taste of that first cup of coffee in the morning. In fact, I’ve been thinking about getting a coffeemaker that’s hooked up to a water pipe and uses coffee packets, so I …

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