I’m Going To Be in a Music Video (For a Second or Two)

Bliss January 27, 2014 Dia invited me to a video shoot for a local surf rock band called Pool Party. She texted me: “I recommend  doing your hair / makeup but just plain casual clothes and shoes that are super comfy.” It turns out that her idea of super comfy shoes is pointy, high-heeled boots, … More I’m Going To Be in a Music Video (For a Second or Two)

Catching Up on the Oscar Noms: My Oscar Playlist Courtesy of “American Hustle”

Bliss January 20, 2014 The 86th Academy Award nominations were announced, and as usual, I had only seen two of the nine best pictures (Gravity and 12 Years a Slave). Time to start catching up before the big awards night on March 2nd. First up for last Friday night was American Hustle. “Now that was … More Catching Up on the Oscar Noms: My Oscar Playlist Courtesy of “American Hustle”

So I Started Tracking My Word Count

And was that ever an eye-opener. Write January 15, 2014 At last Saturday’s Land of Enchantment Romance Authors (LERA) meeting, four published authors shared their insight into the challenges of meeting contractual deadlines. Darynda Jones (Fifth Grave Past the Light; Death, Doom and Detention), Jeffe Kennedy (Master of the Opera; Rogue’s Possession), Katie Lane (Going … More So I Started Tracking My Word Count

Laurie Halse Anderson at Alamosa Books

Bliss January 13, 2014  I read this synopsis from Book Riot on The Impossible Knife of Memory by Laurie Halse Anderson and thought “what a cool story. I should check that out.” Then somebody walked into my office. That very night I read in the newspaper that Laurie Halse Anderson was going to be at Alamosa Books on that Friday, January … More Laurie Halse Anderson at Alamosa Books