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A little magic to light up your day

Last year I attended a conference full of amazingly talented women. It was there that I met Reba Birmingham, author of Floodlight and Words on a Plate. Her gentle aura and genuine respect for our craft drew me to her, and by the end of our time in PA I considered her my friend. This… Continue reading A little magic to light up your day

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PRIDE 2019: What I didn’t know

June is pride month. This year I decided to post a PRIDE picture to Instagram each day of the month. I thought it would be a fun way to get people to think about our community. What I didn't count on was how much I would learn about our history. I knew this year marked… Continue reading PRIDE 2019: What I didn’t know

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Getting to know Anne Hagan

Since writing Sandman, I have had the opportunity to meet and learn from so many wonderful authors. It is like being given a key to an alternate universe, a beautiful one. It isn't that I couldn't talk to these folks before. I could have. It isn't that I am someone different now. I'm not. It… Continue reading Getting to know Anne Hagan

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Marketing woes of a new author

My debut novel, SANDMAN, was released December 15, 2018. Writing it was my second job for the last two years. My first job takes me to a local college where I work with a great team to ensure the best possible education for transfer students. I have to be there at 8:30, and I leave… Continue reading Marketing woes of a new author