Monthly Archives: February 2014

“Readers are th…

“Readers are the only validation that really matters.” – Jason Gurley, author

Quote | Posted on by | Leave a comment

Formatting for Dummies

In three days, I will self-publish my second book, Bone Girl. Unlike Celebration House, this novel required much more of me than just writing and editing. Because it’s self-published and I have a budget of, oh, let’s see, NOTHING, I … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Author spotlight: Jason Gurley

Author spotlight: Jason Gurley.

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Stars and Stripes

At my daughter’s last concert at Mirror Lake Middle School, Travis Harrington invited parents to come up onto the stage and join their kids in a rousing rendition of Stars and Stripes. For my husband, Chris, a band teacher himself … Continue reading

Video | Posted on by | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

Revisiting beginning band class

When I first started writing Bone Girl, I knew it had been way too long since I’d sat in a beginning band class. But I felt to truly know my character, I needed to do so. I contacted my children’s … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

How would you describe that? I don’t know

In less than a week, I hope to send Bone Girl to my editor, Maudeen Wachsmith. Now comes the hard part. It’s time to fix the widgets. Or more aptly, to describe them. I’ve got about six scenes I need … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments