Category Archives: Book 1 – Falling

Les Miserables

The last couple days in my car I’ve been listening to Les Miserables.  On My Own always transports me to that first moment when Liz sings for Patrick and her audition in Falling.  It’s a poignant moment for me.  Singing is a … Continue reading

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Music of the…

My brain finishes the sentence by saying “night” but it’s really for the series.  If you’ve read Springing then there’s one song that very predominant in it.  I know for me that after I wrote that scene I never heard the … Continue reading

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An Incredible Journey

On Sunday, I stared at the walls of my bedroom trying to sleep, but couldn’t.  My mind kept racing–work, science fair, Liz–nothing new.  But a new thought entered my head.  I knew I started writing in 2009.  And I thought–when … Continue reading

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Twas the Week Before Christmas…

‘Twas the week before Christmas and what was I to do? But spend some quality time with Liz, Patrick and the crew! Unwrapped presents sat next to the tree in disarray As I typed and imagined the next scene all … Continue reading

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Message from Liz:

The school year keeps trudging along and I swear the time between the first day of school to Veteran’s Day takes forever since we get no time off.  October 24th came and went in a blur of review for tests … Continue reading

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Back to school…

September has been a busy month.  It was back to school, with a whole new sea of faces and names to learn.  This, of course, means that my time to even think about Liz, Patrick and the crew shrunk tremendously. … Continue reading

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Post a review!

If you’ve taken the time to visit my website or Facebook page, I hope that means that you are enjoying the Bits and Pieces series and want to know more.  More about the book.  More about Liz.  Maybe even more … Continue reading

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FALLING from my head into your library…

Wow! Over 22,000 copies of Falling were downloaded during the free promotion last week.  This far exceeded my expectations!  An additional surprise was the immediate rise in Winter Solstice sales.  I couldn’t help but think, “If they’re buying Winter Solstice … Continue reading

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Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award Contest

Last month I submitted my entry into the Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award Contest. I was hopeful – why else would you enter in a contest unless you hope to win – but didn’t want to obsess about it. Thankfully, the … Continue reading

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It's still Fall!

Christmas shopping is in full swing. Amusement parks in Southern California have “snow” nightly or on weekends. But it’s still (technically) Fall! So, what’s happening (without giving too much away) in Falling? A lot! Winter Break is quickly approaching for … Continue reading

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