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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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…. countdown to publication and a goodreads giveaway!!!

Okay . . . that feeling when the roller coaster has gone through the last gear shift before it reaches the top of the first hill and your stomach has dropped out and somehow time is both moving way-too-fast-and-excruciatingly-slowly and … Continue reading

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Follow the Publishing Road ….

In just over a month, my book will be out on its own in the big, wide Technicolor world, the thought of which fills me with equal parts terror and exhilaration.  Even though I’ve been a writer almost as long … Continue reading

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Button Flash 2: My Sister’s Closet

Here is the second entry in my Flash Fiction, Button Style project.  250 words written in one hour.  Thanks to Katie W. for the button picture! My Sister’s Closet “We’re supposed to get a referral from Social Services,” the woman … Continue reading

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