“We’re All Mad Here”

Today is World Mental Health Day and I am thinking of my mother. She was diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia when I was a newborn. It was her second nervous breakdown — the first was when she was in college. Maybe it was the physical strain of two pregnancies in...

Behind The Music: Rafe Davis

When I create my characters, I have a general idea of who they may resemble. Often it’s a mix of people: people I know, celebrities, etc. But where Rafe was concerned, it was simply one person: Lenny Kravitz. Lenny had me hooked when the minute I first his trippy,...

Book Update!

Changing routines is a trick, isn’t it? With September and back to school, my routine has changed (yes, even in pandemic times). While some people say changing routines can boost creativity, this week my creativity took a nosedive. As I re-adjusted to a schedule (one...

Behind the Music: Jett Benson

  Oh my Jett. I love her so much. She’s our unlikely rock star. Quiet and studious, she’d rather be curled up with a book than out on tour.  The middle child, she’s more comfortable as an observer rather than a participant in the drama. And was her life drama....

Ya Girl’s Been Busy!

  Phew! Ya girl’s been busy! Here’s what I’ve been up to. I’m in the middle of extensive re-writes on Book 3 (Presley’s getting her story!). I am about halfway into the first draft for Book 4. Plus I am just starting a surprise...