Monthly Archives: January 2022

FIRST CHAPTERS: Cat’s Paw

FIRST CHAPTERS: Cat’s Paw I’ve been lucky enough to have visited both the San Juan Islands and a prestigious animal sanctuary that at one time held art retreats. Combining those two elements into Lynley’s latest scene of murder(s) seemed the … Continue reading

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CELEBRATE TODAY! #BettyWhiteChallenge

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WHY I WRITE COZIES, AND WHY I READ THEM, TOO

This is a harsh world. The last nearly-two years have brought an even harsher layer to what already was. Pandemic, violence, civil unrest. In the face of this reality, I choose to see also the good, the beauty, the kindness, … Continue reading

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2022 DAY ONE-FINISHED MY MEMOIR!

  It’s the first day of a brand new year! I didn’t do it on purpose, but this morning I finished the second draft of my memoir, THERE’S A CAT HAIR IN MY MASK: How Cats Helped Me Through Unprecedented Times and … Continue reading

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