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The Halloween Unicorn & a gift for you…

  This year I’m going to be a unicorn for Halloween. I’ve never gone to a Halloween party as a mythical animal before and I thought the time was right :D Are you dressing up tonight? What are you going to be? I thought I’d give you a treat instead of a trick this Halloween. […]

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More from Sonoma…PLUS Terrifying Teasers & Transfer Student

I love the random things that happen when I’m on the road. And…I’m on the road A LOT! Why? Well, I get to travel to visit readers at some awesome events from time to time, like I did in Santa Rosa, CA last weekend at the Sonoma County Book Festival. And when I’m not doing […]

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The great escape, measuring time & The San Francisco Book Review

I’m back home after unplugging for a five day vacation with the family up to a lake in the Sierras. We had a blast. It’s so good to travel up to the mountains again. That lake is like a second home to us and a place my hubby’s family has been going to for generations. […]

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The inspirations & challenges behind TRANSFER STUDENT, an intergalactic tale of beauty & the geek

I wrote the first draft of TRANSFER STUDENT in 2006 after my father-in-law died. It was a crazy, sad time. I was working at the Los Angeles Times on the re-opening of the Griffith Observatory [it had been closed for five years for renovations] and we were back-and-forth between LA and Fresno [a four hour […]

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YA Indie Carnival: Location, location, location–where we like to go in books

Today the carnis are blogging about where we love to go in books. Like most readers, I love to go to places I don’t expect. I love to see regular places in new ways and feel transformed. Setting is powerful and I like when it’s used like a character. I try to do this in […]

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Transfer Student, an intergalactic tale of beauty & the geek, only 99 cents!

It’s my birthday! Squuuueeee! Since it is my birthday I’ve decided to celebrate by making TRANSFER STUDENT available any way you want it for only 99 cents on Smashwords for a few days only. Use the coupon code RR43C ! Listen to the TRANSFER STUDENT PLAYLIST HERE!

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Happy May Day! Excerpt from TRANSFER STUDENT, an alien romance

It’s May Day and that used to mean dancing around Maypoles and men leaving flowers at the door of the woman they loved after bathing for the first time in, achem, months. Ah, the good ol’ days. May 1st is all about romance. So I want to find out what makes your May Day red […]

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Giveaway winner!

Congrats to Candace Hawkins @canyco01, you won a signed paperback of Transfer Student! Yaysss! I’ll DM you on Twitter for your address:) I’m putting the finishing touches on the 14 on Halloween cover, because nothing says Halloween like April, right? LOL! this week will be a HUGE week in the life of the story. What […]

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YA Indie Carnival: A 4/20 excerpt from Transfer Student

Dude! Today at the carnival we’re posting 4/20 excerpts. Here’s one from TRANSFER STUDENT, an intergalactic tale of beauty and the geek. Here we meet Ashley, a surfer from Beverly Hills who’s always held a grudge against the yellow stars she never learned how to draw in kindergarten. While on The Field Trip from Hell […]

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