Curioser and Curioser!

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  “Who in the world am I? Ah, that’s the great puzzle.” -Lewis Carroll, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland On April 25, 2004, I was sitting in my car in a hotel parking lot in Colorado Springs, crying. How do I remember the date with such specificity? Because that was the day my life changed. That was the day […]

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Be a Blog Post, Unless You Can Be a Unicorn

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One day, about nine moons ago, another author asked me how I created all those “little promotional cards” with my book quotes on them. Since I had no idea what he was talking about, I googled my name, clicked on “images” and marveled. Now, for all I know, these could be the result of some internet, auto-generated quote […]

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Sharks Can Bite Me

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You know how lifeguards would blow their whistle at you if you didn’t exit the deep end fast enough after jumping off the diving board? Yeah, that shit never happened to me. I got out of the water so fast that my swimsuit was dry before my foot touched the top rung of the ladder. Then […]

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Gilding the Lily-pad: It’s a Guy Thing

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Have you ever wanted to know just what it is that men think about all day? The correct answer is “No, I haven’t.” If you answered “Yes, all the time!” trust me: you don’t. My first novel, the romantic comedy The Frog Prince, is by far the most beloved of all my books. In fact, […]

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12 Things I Learned As A Middle-Aged Groupie

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In the summer of 2012, I was fortunate enough to score (through a mutual friend of Lita Ford guitarist Mitch Perry) backstage passes on the Def Leppard/Poison/Lita Ford “Rock Of Ages” tour when they played in Denver, Colorado, Jones Beach Pavilion in New York, and Albuquerque, New Mexico. From these three concert experiences, I compiled the following observations (so […]

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Help Me, I Broke Apart My Insides

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Let me just get this out of the way: childbirth will utterly fuck up your lady bits, as well as other parts of your anatomy that you would just as soon not think about. Which brings me to my small intestine, parts of which, due to botched post-partum repairs performed 16 years ago, are apparently […]

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Finding Your Inner Bitch on Valentine’s Day

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Let’s talk about Cadbury eggs. A good friend of mine loves Cadbury Eggs. You know—those fondant crème chocolate eggs that are ubiquitous as Peeps just before Easter. Sure, I’ve seen them at other times of the year, but they’re usually relegated to a remote corner of a Walgreens, lurking on an untouched section of shelf, […]

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