In defense of NaNoWriMo

October 28, 2015

I know, I know, I know. Another damn blog post about National Novel Writing Month you ask? Enough already! It’s all been said. All been written. It’s like blogging a dead horse. Tough noogies. I LOVE NANOWRIMO! There. I’m out… Not that anyone didn’t already know that about me. Hell, three of my four published […]

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IVD 2014 – Buckeyes, Batman, and the Looove van. With Guacamole on top

October 26, 2014

Ebola be damned, I headed to Dallas for IndieVengeance Day 2, 2014 edition. It’s a long way to go to sign a few books, but there is the added bonus of seeing my editor, Scott Morgan, and Amber Jerome~Norrgard, who have both become friend and family to me, and a host of other writers that […]

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Can I axe you a question?

January 8, 2014

So, I don’t want to take anything for granite, but let me axe you a question. I shutter to think what your answer may be, but I’m a gluten for punishment. You may know I’ve been writing a book or three or four. I’ve published two with more in the wings. To peak your interest, […]

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The next big thing!

December 22, 2012

Welcome to the hop! The Next Big Thing Blog Hop that is. Here you have the chance to find new authors and discover new and upcoming books, and maybe learn a bit about what I do for fun. Welcome to S.L. Wallace who tagged me for this event. She is the author of the Reliance on […]

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All nano’s eve

October 30, 2012

October 31. Halloween. All Hallows Eve. The precursor to All Saints Day and All Souls Day. No matter what you call it, kids from two to ninety-two will be dressing up in the best costumes and trying to frighten the pants of you. But you know what? They don’t scare me. Because Halloween represents something […]

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Don’t quit! A guest post by Jon Bard from Children’s Book Insider

July 2, 2012

Today I am handing my blogspace over to Jon Bard, Managing Editor of Childrens’ Book Insider.  What does writing for children have in common with sexy grammar? Not much. But I am thrilled to have him aboard with a post that speaks to the frustrations of writers in every genre. Don’t quit! A guest post […]

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You’re unique, so be you! A guest post by J. Scott Sharp

June 12, 2012

I’d like to welcome my friend, J. Scott Sharp (Jason to the rest of us) to my blog!  This is my first guest post, and I am very pleased that it is Jason.  He blogs at  You can find him on Twitter too, @jscottsharp. First, I want to thank Julie for an opportunity to […]

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Books make better lovers

February 13, 2012

Last week, the good folks at Book Riot posted Valentine’s flowcharts.  After chuckling over how clever these people are, it was clear from those charts that I would choose a book over a relationship every time. In honour of Valentine’s Day, here is a tribute to my favourite partner, my consistent and reliable better half. […]

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