Monthly Archives: June 2012

RTW – Best Book in June

YA Highway‘s blog prompt for the last Road Trip Wednesday of the month is always about the best book you’ve read for the month, in this case, What was the best book you read in June? When I took a … Continue reading

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RTW – Summer After Graduation

For Road Trip Wednesday this week, YA Highway asks How did you spend/how will you spend the summer after graduation? First of all, my high school graduation was so long ago, I spent it TPing dinosaurs and riding saber-toothed tigers. … Continue reading

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Adventures in the e-Trade – Part 2

I decided to start my foray into self-publishing with my two Berkley Jove Haunting Hearts books, Unforgettable and Night Whispers. These were the only two books for which I did not have an electronic file. There were my original files, … Continue reading

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Temptation: 1, Me: 0

Generally speaking, I should not stop for yard sales. If I do, there’s a .999 probability that I will spend money. Usually it will be some small knickknack that only costs a couple dollars. But sometimes (like today), it requires … Continue reading

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RIP Ray Bradbury

I think I read Ray Bradbury for the first time in the summer of 1970. I’d had just moved to L.A. to live with my dad. I can’t remember how came across that first book of short stories, or even … Continue reading

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RTW – Favorite Book in May

Today, YA Highway wants to know What was the best book you read in May? I checked my Kindle list and found I downloaded four ebooks in May (I’m not as prodigious a reader as some). Of the four, I … Continue reading

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Adventures in the e-Trade – Part 1

Kensington Books published my first two romance novels, Just My Imagination and Table for Two, back in 1998 for their Precious Gems program. Not long afterward, I sold two to Berkley Jove’s Haunting Hearts line, Unforgettable and Night Whispers, which were released … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Dad

Today is my dad’s birthday. He would have been 86 today. He died of Alzheimer’s nearly 5 months ago on January 9th. I’d like to share his eulogy today as a way to remember him. Great men don’t always become … Continue reading

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