Archive for May 2015

The Dementia Chronicles #3

Sorry I haven’t written this week until now. Bob and I had a glitch in the progress of building the new place for mom. For those of you who don’t know, we had a half-completed garage to start with. Then, in November, started reorganizing some animals out of the garage and into two new aviaries and…

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Book Club Discounts for THE DEER EFFECT

Book Club Discounts for THE DEER EFFECT available! As of May 2015, deep discounts are being offered to book clubs who order 10 or more copies of award-winning, #1 Amazon bestseller, THE DEER EFFECT. The cost of a single paperback on Amazon has listed the book for $12.59. A 40% discount off Amazon’s list price would be $7.55 plus…

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The Dementia Chronicles #2

The Dementia Chronicles #2 brings lots more that has happened since the first installment. As you may remember, our mother suffers from dementia brought on by COPD which was brought on by cigarette smoking. Don’t worry big tobacco companies. We’re not going to sue when she dies. We don’t want to be associated with you guys…

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2 For the Price of 1

2 for the price of 1 is a gimmick, I’ll have you know. A gimmick in that this post is about 2 items today–traveling and awards–and not a giveaway. Let’s talk about the traveling 2-for-1 first. It’s official. The trip to England is scheduled for April 2016. This will be a 10-day excursion from Manchester to London. The…

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A Chat with Sue Monk Kidd and Susan Wingate

A Chat with Sue Monk Kidd and Susan Wingate is just what it sounds like. This Monday, I will be chatting with the author of THE INVENTION OF WINGS and before “The Secret Life of Bees,” Sue Monk Kidd is arguably one of my favorite authors today. And I’m thrilled I’ll be able to chat with her this…

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"The Deer Effect" Wins Two Awards

In prayerful consideration, our weekend started out with a bunch of worry and strife. It usually does when mom shows signs of having another spell. She calls us and asks for aspirin. In her dementia-riddled mind, aspirin triggers in her a thing to make her feel better. I called my sister to be on alert. We were…

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77 New York-based Literary Agents

These 77 New York-based Literary Agents have been chosen because of their location only. I do not proclaim to endorse any of the agents included below. This list has been compiled as a resource for writers wishing to explore agents in the New York City area. Note: Remember to always check with knowledgeable sources about the…

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The Dementia Chronicles #1

The Dementia Chronicles #1 is a culmination of strife brought on by one family’s experiences with an aging parent with dementia. As the writer, the point of view will be through my eyes and memories but will include other family members’ comments and any emotions they offer for these writings. So, what is the purpose in doing this? Possibly, as a…

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O Theophilus! Re-reading Acts

O Theophilus! Re-reading Acts is today’s installment of my wishes of spirit upon you. A while back I purchased a Spirit Filled New Life Bible (New King James Version). I am used to reading King James, grew up with it and feel most comfortable with thee’s and thou’s but figured since we turned the corner on the…

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What Doesn't Kill You…

What doesn’t kill you, makes you stronger. It’s a saying we all know. It’s a saying we think about when tough times come. But what most people won’t say is: sometimes we just wish it would kill us. That’s not the most Christian thing to say but sometimes, the truth isn’t pretty. She can’t remember……

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