Category Archives: Writing

Self-Publishing with CreateSpace and Amazon in Twenty Not-So-Easy Steps

I’ve now self-published three novels with CreateSpace (print) and Amazon/Nook/my website (eBooks), and while I’m not an expert, I have developed a system that seems to work. At least, it works for me. When I went to launch Flight last … Continue reading

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A Quiet Weekend–Er, Few Hours

Last night, Kris and I went to a holiday party hosted by another two-mom family, and rife with young children with same-sex and a few opposite-sex parents. We actually left the house only fifteen minutes later than planned–a record?–and even … Continue reading

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Pronoun Trouble

When you’re with someone long enough, you become well acquainted with their pet peeves. So it shouldn’t be a surprise that twelve and a half years in, Kris knows that I get all twitchy when people write, “try and do … Continue reading

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Writing with Kids

I’ve been wanting to get this video finished and up, but, ironically, I haven’t been able to find the time. I shot the original footage on a Saturday when Kris was hanging out with Alex and I was trying to … Continue reading

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Family Jewels out in eBook!

Family Jewels is now available in Kindle and ePub from my website, with Amazon and B&N to follow shortly! The paperback will be out in mid-October. To purchase directly from me, which of course I encourage as I receive a … Continue reading

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Family Jewels Release Date Moved Back to the Week of 10/1

For those who are curious, my new novel Family Jewels should be up on my website in the next few days in Kindle and ePub format, and on Amazon and B&N in eBook and print later in the week. Life–in … Continue reading

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Patience and Sandals: The Advantages of Middle Age

This morning dawned bright, gorgeous, and just a little bit chilly. Perfect sleeping weather, but when it came time to leave for work, I found myself facing a dilemma familiar to residents of the Pacific Northwest: Should I wear shoes … Continue reading

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