Bailey tagged me! Four things that should go into Room 101 and be removed from the face of the earth: 1. Telemarketers, esp. those that call before 9am and the ones that call right at dinner 2. Bad drivers, esp. the ones that talk on cell phones or weave all over the road 3. Entertainment reporters 4. Nancy Grace (argh she’s so annoying the last while) Three things people do that make you want to shake them violently: 1. Abuse animals 2. Scam people 3. Destroy good hockey teams Two things you find yourself moaning about: 1. Lack of time 2. Money One thing theRead More →

Not that I really went anywhere, just not near the computer. Had a good 24 hours with my best bud this weekend. Totally didn’t feel like it was almost 5 years since we saw each other. I mean, that’s just odd when you consider we went out every week somewhere, shopping or a hockey game or well, a hockey game *g* Went to the last day of the fair/exhibition here and went on some rides. I think I liked the rainbow one the best, although for someone who doesn’t do heights, it does go pretty high. Nothing like feeling your airborne for thirty seconds andRead More →

Writing Urban Fantasy Q & A With Some of the Hottest Authors in the Genre July 27th, 28th, and 29th at Romance Divas Authors Attending: Kelley Armstrong Rachel Caine Karen Chance Shanna Swendson Gena Showalter Want to know how to write urban fantasy? Want to know how urban fantasy can range from dark to humorous? All you have to do is ask. Romance Divas is hosting a 3 day Q & A with some of the hottest names in the Urban Fantasy Genre. It will take place at the Romance Diva Forum. All are welcome. To get access to the forum you will need toRead More →

I haven’t blogged in a few days. Between cleaning up (gah!), watering the plants outside in this heat (which takes at least an hour a day) and trying to get some words down…not to mention reading Harry Potter… its absolutely crazy. But I’d like to thank the makers of Relacore because I SO don’t feel stressed :o) So I cleaned up the ‘office’ area, okay, not so much an actual office but the area where I write. Managed to shred about a kitchen bag and a half of junk (no manuscripts, wips or story notes were harmed in the process *g*). I redid my storageRead More →

Quick FYI, if you ordered your conference cds last weekend and didn’t get a confirmation email you may want to check to see if they did get your order. Turns out they had a server issue and I had to order mine again.Read More →

Judi Moreo is a leading authority in the areas of communication and motivation. She has conducted consulting assignments, training workshops, seminars and keynote speeches in 26 countries on 4 continents.She has coached countless business leaders worldwide on issues of corporate change, cultural diversity and conflict management. Her expertise has assisted corporations and organizations such as Walt Disney Imagineering; Sony Electronics; the U. S. House of Representatives; Investec Bank; U. S. Army; BMW; Johannesburg Stock Exchange; Nestle; and Nissan Motor Corporation.As an international business leader and entrepreneur, Judi knows first hand what it takes to be successful especially amidst political, social and cultural differences. In 1991,Read More →

This week is going to be nuts. I signed up for a BIAW and I’m signed up for 70 Days of Sven and my best friend informed me about four days ago she’s coming in to town Saturday morning to spend the wknd at my place. Which means I have to do a whole lotta cleaning between now and Saturday morning when I pick her up at the bus station. (I’m so excited btw, we haven’t seen each other in person in almost 4 and a half years. We joke that we won’t know recognize each other so I’m thinking about making a sign lol)Read More →

Thirteen Favorite Soap Couples 1. Frisco & Felicia – General Hospital 2. Sonny & Carly – General Hospital 3. Sonny & Brenda – General Hospital 4. Jake and Vicki – Another World 5. Ryan and Vicki – Another World 6. Leo and Greenlee – All My Children 7. Jax and Brenda – General Hospital 8. Tad and Dixie (early 90s) – All My Children 9. Cass and Frankie – Another World 10. Cass and Lila – Another World 11. Carl and Rachel – Another World 12. Jake and Paulina – Another World 13. Jason and Sam – General Hospital 1. Links to other Thursday Thirteens!Read More →

THE COMPLETE IDIOT’S GUIDE TO SHORT MEDITATIONS VIRTUAL BOOK TOUR ‘ 07 Join Susan Gregg, author of the non-fiction spirituality book, The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Short Meditations, as she virtually tours the blogosphere in July on her first virtual book tour! Transformation is perhaps the best word to use when describing the life of Susan Gregg. Born in New York City and moving to rural Vermont in her teens. She went from being a depressed, lonely and fearful person to a woman who lives life passionately after studying with Sister Sarita and don Miguel in the 1980s in San Diego, California. After completing herRead More →