Thoughts On Pros & Cons of Going Indie

February 7th, 2012

I’ll be on a panel at AWP in February (2012) so I’ve created this little handout for whoever attends. I thought I’d share it with others who won’t be there. It’s a list of the reasons I had for becoming an Indie author. And then a list of the reasons I came up with against […]


An Interview about The Naked Gardener

February 4th, 2012

Here are a few questions readers have asked about The Naked Gardener How did you come up with the idea of a naked gardener? A: At a certain point in my life, I knew three women who gardened naked. They all had different takes on why they did it but all of them felt it […]


A NEW (and exciting) Paranormal Romance Series — All About Wishing

December 12th, 2011

Well, Shelly’s Second Chance, The Wish Granters, Book One is now available at www.amazon.com. (hint: My co-author and I are both writing under pen names for this series but it’s still us, and I’m still LB from TheNovelette.com) We’re so excited, especially because we’re looking forward to hearing from all of you. Share YOUR wish […]


To Genre or Not To Genre

September 2nd, 2011

In a blog post at The Millions, my friend and co-author (more about that later), Kim Wright, has posted an eye-opening piece about the switch going on in publishing these days. What switch? The one from writing literary novels to producing genre works. You know, thriller, mystery, romance, suspense, YA … the list goes on. […]


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