HIGHLIGHTS

New to the blog and want to get right to the good stuff? Want to cut to the chase? Only looking for the meat and potatoes? (Okay, I'm out of clichés.) Pick a category! The best of the best is here.  (Ha!  Got one more in!)

Adventures in publishing
Bouchercon 2012 (Oct 10, 2012)
Philippine Book Tour, in picture (Oct 2, 2012)
NYT bestselling author Robert Dugoni blurbs FREAK !(May 29, 2012)
FREAK cover reveal! (April 9, 2012)
CREEP cover art! For real this time! (May 9, 2011)
Quite possibly the Greatest Day Ever (Apr 28, 2011)
Business in the front, party in the back (Apr 18, 2011)
I have a publicist! (Mar 10, 2011)
The great Jeffery Deaver is blurbing my book! (Feb 8, 2011)
My CREEP cover art ROCKS! (Jan 26, 2011)
Copy edits done! And, a top ten list (Dec 14, 2010)
My first check from Simon & Schuster! (Oct 25, 2010)
Dreams are evil (Sep 23, 2010)
Spurts of excitement and long periods of nothing (Sep 13, 2010)
I want to crawl into a cave and never come out (Aug 16, 2010)
The business side of writing (Aug 13, 2010)

Book deal stuff
Am I dreaming? (Jul 1, 2010)
BOOK DEAL! (Jun 30, 2010)

Agent stuff
Killer Chicks: Interview with Victoria Skurnick (Oct 6, 2010)
Which query got me my agent? (Mar 8, 2010)
The Call (Feb 9, 2010)
I'm going to Hollywood! (Feb 8, 2010)

Query stuff
What's a query letter? (Oct 23, 2009)
Blurry eyes (Aug 13, 2019)
The Six Stages of Rejection by Larry Buege (Oct 25, 2009)
Ahh... the sweet thrill of the query rollercoaster...(Nov 19, 2009)
It just takes one ye (Feb 10, 2010)
What Form Rejection Means To Me (Jul 23, 2010)
10 not-so-random numbers (Jul 29, 2010)

Posts that will help you get to know me better (God help you)
Publishing is hard, yo (May 13, 2012)
10 reasons why a writer's life is NOT sexy (Jun 22, 2011)
My mom is the reason I write thrillers (May 6, 2011)
The soundtrack of my life: 1980-1989 (Mar 3, 2011)
Strange phobias (Feb 16, 2011)
For your (hysterical) reading pleasure(Sep 3, 2010)
Why memorizing a one-sentence pitch is so important (Jul 21, 2010)
When I grow up (May 26, 2009)
Twisted (May 12, 2009)
Dream weaver (May 1, 2009)
Annoying things non-writers say that they don't realize are annoying (Apr 14, 2010)
Love is (Mar 12, 2009)

Pearls of wisdom
A conversation with my 92-year-old neighbor (February 6, 2014)
A bright conversation in an otherwise dull day... (Dec 16, 2010)
The stages of life according to my 10-year-old niece (Aug 19, 2010)
A pearl of wisdom (Jul 22, 2010)
Another random conversation (Jul 15, 2010)
A random conversation (Jul 8, 2010)


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