Tag: Bold Strokes Books

“Fireworks” written for the BSB Blog!

Hi Everyone, I am frequently asked about what inspired me to write GLBTQ young adult fiction. So when I was invited to write a blog post for the Bold Strokes Books Authors’ Blog, I thought this story might be a great way of answering that question as well as introducing my first book, Caught in the Crossfire. You can check…

Cover Reveal for Caught in the Crossfire!

Today rocked. It was one of those days when it was rainy outside and I was feeling sort of blech and then I got an email from Radclyffe, publisher at Bold Strokes Books, that changed everything! Yup, it was THE EMAIL. The one that delivered the final cover for Caught in the Crossfire, coming out on June 16th, 2014 !…

Searching for Grace, Under Contract!

I HAVE BIG NEWS!!! Searching for Grace, the sequel to Caught in the Crossfire, has been contracted for publication by Bold Strokes Books. It is tentatively scheduled to be released Fall, 2014 following Caught in the Crossfire’s release in the Spring of 2014. Wow!!! I don’t even know how to wrap my head around all this AMAZING news much less find…

The Intolerable Case of the In-betweens

I’ve got a bad case of the in-betweens. I am: in-between draft 2 and draft 3 of the sequel. (Or sequel 2.5 as I like to call it). in-between the miracle of signing a publishing contract and the workload that follows. in-between aspiring and achieving. And I’m restless. I crave that unrelenting drive to write that typically fuels me. I…

For The Love Of A Good Dog

I’m a dog lover. Specifically, I’m a dachshund lover. My current fur baby is  five-year-old Bella (wire-haired and piebald). She’s total characters and has me wrapped around her little paws.   Here’s proof: It’s raining like crazy in Minnesota today. I’d say it’s raining cats and dogs, but Bella wouldn’t approve. This onslaught became an issue in my household this…

Embrace ALL Your Gorgeous Colors!

I love wildlife and live in southern Minnesota in the heart of the Minnesota River Valley where my daily visitors are about 50 different types of birds, deer, coyotes, foxes and even the occasional wolf. One of my greatest joys is keeping the many bird and deer feeders in my yard teeming with goodies so that I can sip my…

Announcing a Book Deal!

YAY! The day has finally arrived when I can announce that I have signed a publishing contract for Caught in the Crossfire, my first novel, with Bold Strokes Books, one of the finest publishers of GLBTQ fiction in the world! I can’t begin to tell you how excited I am to have the opportunity to work with Len Barot, President and accomplished…