Author Inspiration and This Week’s Writing Links

Another week has flown by. Deadlines are looming, and my pulse is tripping. When I got sick Wednesday and lost a full day of production, I panicked. Then I took a deep breath. Things were what they were. I lost that budgeted time. I was five thousand words in the hole. I could moan about … Continue reading Author Inspiration and This Week’s Writing Links

Author Inspiration and This Week’s Writing Links

Happy Friday! What a week, huh? When I was considering this week's quote, two came to mind. If you want to make God laugh, tell him about your plans. The road to Hell is paved with good intentions. I chose this one, instead: And here's why. The first quote, while humorous, makes God sound a … Continue reading Author Inspiration and This Week’s Writing Links

Five Things I Learned from the Garry Shandling Bio

I've been watching a lot of biographies lately. Okay, I admit it---I've been watching a lot of serial killer documentaries. It's novel-writing research. I'm not twisted. I swear. Before I confuse you, Garry Shandling was not a serial killer. But I remember the first time I saw him on television. His dry, self-deprecating humor really … Continue reading Five Things I Learned from the Garry Shandling Bio

Author Inspiration and This Week’s Writing Links

I hope you all had a nice Easter or Passover. And for those of you following the Eastern Orthodox calendar, wishing you a happy holiday this week. In addition to the Easter holiday, I had a birthday this week. I don't have the date on Facebook and try to keep it low key, so don't … Continue reading Author Inspiration and This Week’s Writing Links

Holy Week Wishes

It's Holy Week. I won't be doing much online until April 2. Until then, here's some Easter trivia from Catholic.org. The ancient Greeks thought rabbits could reproduce as virgins. Such a belief persisted until early medieval times when the rabbit became associated with the Virgin Mary, who we know became pregnant without knowing man. During the … Continue reading Holy Week Wishes

Author Inspiration and This Week’s Writing Links

I'm telling you, the days and weeks are flying faster and faster. We're almost a Palm Sunday, then Easter. I need a time machine. Anyway, this week's inspiration... This one spoke to me, and I'll admit I'm not much of a Hemingway fan. I do, however, write character-driven novels. And I strive to make all … Continue reading Author Inspiration and This Week’s Writing Links

Gamble Goes Across the Pond (Again)!

Today has been busy, busy, busy and my email has been fritzy at best. So let me apologize for the late post even as I shout my thanks from the rooftops today. Lizzie Chantree invited me to visit her blog and talk about my new release, Gamble. And any chance I have to go on a … Continue reading Gamble Goes Across the Pond (Again)!

You Won’t Believe What Goes On Backstage #NewRelease

Ciao, folks. Today I have a special treat. I've invited Harmony Kent back to give us a sneak peek into her latest release, Backstage. If you've turned on a television or looked at any news websites or social media platforms in the last six months, you've heard of the #MeToo movement. Women have suffered the … Continue reading You Won’t Believe What Goes On Backstage #NewRelease

Author Inspiration and This Week’s Writing Links

My, how the days---weeks---are flying by. Feels like Christmas just ended, but we're staring at St. Patrick's Day. They say time moves faster when you're busy. That might be why I can't believe how fast this year is blowing by. I've been very busy---writing, editing, blogging, releasing a new novella, touring other sites, outlining and … Continue reading Author Inspiration and This Week’s Writing Links

Nightforce Security Guys on Lisa Burton Radio: Character Interview

You've been extraordinarily kind, visiting the different sites who have hosted me for my book release. We're winding down the tour, but I've got a special treat first. We're stepping back from the novella and focusing on the series today. My good friend, author C. S. Boyack, has a robot assistant who hosts her own … Continue reading Nightforce Security Guys on Lisa Burton Radio: Character Interview