Moving Weekend!

This weekend I’ve been moving my computer, books, notebooks, etc. to my new office. It’s so clean and new that I had to buy a new wireless mouse and keyboard, and new mouse pad to match. Unfortunately, my office chair is looking a little worse for the wear but it’s...

Universal Fantasies Sell More Books?

It’s Sunday, the end of a long week of writing. My brain and fingers are hesitant to write this because the well is quite dry. However, I have determined today is a day of rest from the WIP. I will not plot any fiction, nor will I write any fiction. Tomorrow, Monday...

The Last Vestiges of Summer

The weather is perfect, just how I like it: warm bordering on hot, but not humid. I contend that sunny September days are the best summer days, rivaled only by early-fall October days when the chill sets in and the soybean and corn fields are brown before the harvest....

Common Oddities LLC: Office Progress Pics

The Common Oddities office and parent’s retreat is almost complete! Common Oddities is the umbrella LLC for my husband’s woodworking business and my author business. Twenty years ago, when my husband and I built our house, we decided to build a detached garage with a...

Desperately Seeking Boredom

I have a problem. I’m addicted to my phone. I know I am because…I just know. But also, I took an online quiz. The results were not good. I scored in the “you might want to contact a behavioral therapist” range. I’m not a professional, but I’m pretty sure that’s bad....