Monthly Archives: May 2013

Button Flash Four — A Summer Thing

Here’s a fun beach romance for the fourth Flash Fiction, Button Style, 250 words in one hour.  Button from Lorelei M.   A Summer Thing “I don’t understand.” This was why she didn’t say good-bye.  How had she forgotten? She … Continue reading

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In the Mail Today ….

Getting something unexpected in the mail could be a nice thing … or a not so nice thing.  Thankfully, today it was a lovely and wonderful thing, the perfect surprise to celebrate this month’s release of The Button Collector.  Thank … Continue reading

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Frame Tale Spotlight: Girl in Hyacinth Blue

  Here’s my second focus on favorite frame tales, aka interlinked stories… When I first read Susan Vreeland’s Girl in Hyacinth Blue many years ago, I felt it shared a strong kinship with the book I was writing, the book … Continue reading

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Buttons, Memories, and Mother’s Day

Wow–The Washington Times Communities Page is featuring The Button Collector for Mother’s Day with a beautiful article by Laura Sesana. Be sure to check out Lasesana for other great writing and Happy Mother’s Day to all moms and nurturing souls … Continue reading

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Interview on Blue Million Books

This morning I’m happy to have an interview on the great blog, Blue Million Books!  This was fun to do and made me think about  my personal writing quirks.    Pop on by and see what you think:  Blue Million … Continue reading

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Publication Day is Here!

The countdown is over. The Button Collector is available on all platforms today:  Amazon and BarnesandNoble.com have the book in paperback and ebook editions.  Kobo and iBooks have the ebook edition only. The book should also be available very soon … Continue reading

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I read the news today: serendipity edition

As I wait for the official release of The Button Collector on Monday, May 6, I browse the internet for related stories.  This morning, I came across this story about Deb Chrowl,  a button collector in Oregon, that gave me goosebumps … Continue reading

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