Guest Chick: Judy Penz Sheluk

The Chicks are happy to welcome back terrific mystery author Judy Penz Sheluk. In this visit, she shares about a fascinating short story collection she’s edited. It sounds great! Heartbreaks & Half-truths Some might say that a half-truth is the same as a lie. I’d like to refute that. Let me cite an example to prove my point: I was in the tenth grade, summer … Continue reading Guest Chick: Judy Penz Sheluk

Back in the Saddle (Again)

So it’s officially Monday and I’m at the keyboard, ready to plunge back into my manuscript-in-progress. Maybe “progress” isn’t quite the right word, but I’ve been thinking about it. And “plunge” might not be exactly the correct description, either. But I’m here, prepping to work, and that counts, right? Cue a few background bars of that inspiring oldie “Back in the Saddle Again.” On the other hand, please don’t. Continue reading Back in the Saddle (Again)

Turning into a Lockdown Butterfly

From my new Chick interview, you might remember that my relationship with my husband followed the frenemies-to-lovers trope. It really did remind me of Pride and Prejudice when we first met in college. He’s since confessed that he thought I was a total social butterfly (and not in a good way). Yes, I was that girl who had to “pencil you in” on her planner. … Continue reading Turning into a Lockdown Butterfly

Guest Chick Annette Dashofy: “HGTV”

The Chicks are so happy to welcome back Annette Dashofy, USA Today bestselling author of the Zoe Chambers mystery series. Today she talks HGTV inspo and her new release, Til Death, the 10th(!) book in this beloved series. Take it away, Annette! I had lived my entire life without cable or satellite television until last September when I had a falling out with my internet … Continue reading Guest Chick Annette Dashofy: “HGTV”