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Could It Be that Having One Purpose Isn’t Enough?

Filed in Everyday Life, The Writing Life by on May 16, 2016 0 Comments • views: 491
Could It Be that Having One Purpose Isn’t Enough?

We’ve all heard the talk about purpose. Once you find your purpose, the world opens up for you. Or so it seems, when you read the material promoting “purpose-finding.” I’ve enjoyed a number of articles, books, and quizzes on purpose. I found them fun to read and think about, and some of them were helpful […]

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How to Feel Like You’re 16 Again

Filed in Everyday Life by on May 7, 2016 0 Comments • views: 545
How to Feel Like You’re 16 Again

I read the other day that a growing body of research shows that people who feel younger than their age actually tend to live longer. One British study of about 6,500 people, for example, reported that those who felt older than their age had a 41 percent greater risk of dying in the next eight […]

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Loreena’s Gift Hits #1 on Amazon’s “Hot New Releases”

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Loreena’s Gift Hits #1 on Amazon’s “Hot New Releases”

I was excited to find today that Loreena’s Gift had hit #1 on Amazon’s Hot New Releases List. Thank you to all the readers out there who have given the book a try. I appreciate it! To read more about the book, you can check out the Amazon page, or my book page here on […]

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KREX News Interview on “Loreena’s Gift”

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KREX News Interview on “Loreena’s Gift”

I was honored to discuss Loreena’s Gift in this news interview with the lovely Lauren Klenda of “KREX News.” Lauren asked me to talk about the book, what happens in it, and the inspiration behind it. It was only a short three minutes, but it was fun! Find the total interview on the KREX link […]

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Thank You Grand Junction Readers—Sell Out Signing at Barnes & Noble

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Thank You Grand Junction Readers—Sell Out Signing at Barnes & Noble

I want to send out a special “thank you” to readers in the Grand Junction, Colorado area. I had a book signing for Loreena’s Gift (Dzanc Books) there on Saturday, April 30th, from 2-4 p.m. The readers in Grand Junction made it a sell-out! Laura Mettauer, the community relations manager at this location, was so […]

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Barnes & Noble Book Signing for “Loreena’s Gift”

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Barnes & Noble Book Signing for “Loreena’s Gift”

I’m excited to have the chance to meet readers at the Grand Junction, Colorado! I’m doing a book signing at Barnes & Noble on April 30th, from 2-4 p.m. This store has been super to work with—very easy, and very organized. I can’t wait to meet some of the great people involved. If you happen […]

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Why NCW is the “Goldilocks” of Writers’ Conferences

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Why NCW is the “Goldilocks” of Writers’ Conferences

Have you ever attended an event that you would describe as “just right?” I had the privilege of doing just that last weekend. It was the Northern Colorado Writer’s Conference in Fort Collins, Colorado. I attended this same conference two years ago and had a great time. It Started in 2014 I’ve gone to a […]

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The “Daily Sentinel” Features “Loreena’s Gift”

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The “Daily Sentinel” Features “Loreena’s Gift”

A big “thank you” to the Daily Sentinel for their recent feature on me and Loreena’s Gift. I’m very grateful to Laurena Davis, editor and writer, for her insights into the story and my writing process. She read the book in record time and asked some very interesting questions that I enjoyed answering. It was challenging, […]

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iO9 Names “Loreena’s Gift” as “Can’t Afford to Miss!”

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iO9 Names “Loreena’s Gift” as “Can’t Afford to Miss!”

I’m excited to share that mega-media website iO9 recently named Loreena’s Gift as one of 20 science fiction and fantasy books “you can’t afford to miss in April.” I didn’t know this was coming. A kind soul caught me on Twitter and alerted me. My publisher, Dzanc Books, has described the book as crossing fantasy […]

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My Next Book—Loreena’s Gift—is Here!

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My Next Book—Loreena’s Gift—is Here!

I’m excited to announce that my second novel, and my first literary work— Loreena’s Gift—is now available for pre-order. All books are special to a writer, each one in its own unique way. I’m particularly excited about this one because it’s published by Dzanc Books, a publisher I’ve admired for awhile for their quality work. […]

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