My husband and I just returned from an excellent Danube River cruise. (This is a picture of us when we saw our free minibar in Amsterdam, stocked with beer and wine, perhaps some other stuff, too.) We started out with a few days in Budapest, then sailed to Vienna, Durnstein, Passau, Regensburg, and Nuremberg, where we disembarked and headed to Prague for a few days. … Continue reading The World is a Book
Book two in the fabulous Mystery Writer’s Mystery series, Foul Play on Words is available now wherever books are sold! ♥︎ Happy book birthday, Becky! Between a kidnapping, a double booking, and a crew of hapless volunteers, Charlee worries the writing conference will go to the dogs. Mystery author Charlee Russo agrees to speak at a Portland writers’ conference organized by her friend Viv Lundquist. … Continue reading New Release: Foul Play on Words by Becky Clark
I have a love-hate relationship with author newsletters, my own So Seldom It’s Shameful News in particular. We authors are told that we must have an email newsletter as a way to interact with our readers. Of course we do that on our blogs and on Facebook pretty regularly, but those platforms can go away at any time, we’re just guests there. The only thing … Continue reading Newsletters or Snooze-letters?
by Becky Clark, Free Range Chick I recently took a vacation. You know how that goes. You scramble ahead of time to pay any bills that might come due while you’re gone. Make sure you have enough dog food and treats. Wash the sheets for your dog-slash-housesitters, in this case, two different people, two different guest rooms. Have enough food for them, but not too … Continue reading How can you work on your work ethic if you aren’t actually working?
This week, we’re excited to introduce a very special guest, the talented and hilarious Becky Clark! Becky writes the kind of humorous cozies we love, and she also blogs over at the fabulous Mysteristas. She’s agreed to be a special contributor to help fill in while the fabulous Kellye Garrett takes a much-deserved blogging hiatus, earning her the official title of “Free-Range Chick.” Take it away, Becky!