/Tag: For the Love of Jazz

It’s a Paranormal, no a Mystery, no a Romance. No, it’s Jazz Day!

People often ask me where I got the inspiration for my story. I usually answer, while taking a bubble bath and listening to jazz music. Although that's true, it's only part of where the inspiration came from. The original spark or idea did come to me in the bathtub listening to jazz, but as the [...]

For the Love of Jazz as a Movie

I love movies! Who doesn't right? So what better way to complete my debut novel than to have it turned into a movie? Don't rush out and get those movie tickets just yet. Although it a goal, it's one I don't plan to pursue strongly until 2015. This post is just for fun. I'm going [...]

Half the Year is…Gone!

One of the marks of superior people is that they are action-oriented. One of the marks of average people is that they are talk-oriented.” — Brian Tracy This quote jumped out at me when I saw it. It was perfect for today's post since accomplishing your goals requires action, as much as I'd like to [...]

Goal problems? I’ve got solutions!

Today I'm talking about goals. I can hear the groans coming from cyberspace because you might be falling behind or off track completely, but here's the good news. I'm sharing tips on how to get back on track. In my last post, I shared my goals and their status now that half the year was gone. One [...]

A Buffet of Romance

It's July 1st! Many people are gearing up for Summer, whether it's planning their vacation, or starting it. It's a special time for readers and writers who are planning their Summer reading list. For me, today is the first time my book, For the Love of Jazz, is being promoted as a KDD (Kindle Daily Deal) for [...]

Successful Author Traits – Here’s 5

When people find out I wrote a book I usually get two responses: 1. Cool! I've always wanted to write a book. I have this great story idea. 2. Where did you find the time with two kids and a full-time career? If the response is the first one, I invite them to join my [...]

Have you said Thank You?

In an earlier post I talked about goals and remembering the ones you completed that weren't on your original list. That got me thinking about the people in my life. Okay, I also read it on someone's blog. You caught me. :-) The post mentioned remembering to thank the people in our lives. During this time of [...]

By |2018-02-13T11:18:26+00:00January 3rd, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |2 Comments

1 Year Anniversary of For the Love of Jazz – 3 Things I Learned

It's hard to believe it's been a year since my first book, For the Love of Jazz, was published. To say it's been an enlightening journey would be an understatement. There have been good things and bad, ups and downs, and challenges and rewards beyond my wildest dreams. Other than wishing I knew then what I [...]

By |2018-02-13T11:18:26+00:00December 24th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |6 Comments

Mother’s Day is coming, Mother’s Day is coming

Image courtesy of Stuart Miles at FreeDigitalPhotos.net It happens every year, but somehow it still manages to sneak up on us, or it is just me? Like birthday presents, it's difficult to come up with something unique and original (and not too expensive) every year that shows our love and appreciation for all our mothers [...]

My Haunted Paranormal Home

Image courtesy of Victor Habbick at FreeDigitalPhotos.net When I was young and heard the word paranormal, the first image that came to mind was a ghost or someone dressed in white sheets trying to scare their parents. Or maybe that was just me. :-) Now-a-days it has a whole other meaning. There are [...]