Backlist Bonus – Sing a New Song

Backlist Bonus – Sing a New Song

Once upon a time, my parents owned a hobby farm complete with a large garden, a few cows, a solar-heated hydroponics vegetable grow building with tilapia in tanks, and a flock of egg-laying chickens. Plus a mean rooster. Whenever they’d go on a trip, they’d hire one of my boys or I to do their chores.  Which led to a bunch of “fun” memories like the day the mama cow got out and while she

Sing a New Song – What Readers Have to Say

Sing a New Song – What Readers Have to Say

Every time a book launches, I find myself holding my breath and waiting for those first reviews to start trickling in. After all, I love my characters and can’t wait to share them with the world…but what if this latest book baby is the “ugly” one and only the strangers on the internet are brave enough to say it? Knowing that Gloria Houghton was already an unpopular character in the Wardrobe series, I was especially

Sing a New Song – Variations on a Theme

Sing a New Song – Variations on a Theme

Yes, I chose a musical reference for the title of this post because, well, Sing a New Song is all about music and singing. In the fictional heart of Branson Missouri’s main strip, the main character sings a wide variety of musical styles. But Gloria’s story is just one note in the harmonic series. Just one of the variations on a theme. In writing the first book of the series, Dance Over Me, I drew

Sing a New Song – Meet Nick Sherwood

Sing a New Song – Meet Nick Sherwood

Ever had one of those Mondays where nothing goes right? That’s today. First, there was a broken shower head in Room 208, followed by a leaking washing machine in the hotel laundry room. Then the stage manager called that our resident magician wanted one of the spotlights shifted before the morning show began. Not like I can’t handle the adjustments in the catwalk, but one thing led to another and suddenly I’m covered in grease

Sing a New Song – Meet Gloria Houghton

Sing a New Song – Meet Gloria Houghton

Gloria quirked a finely plucked eyebrow in Dani’s direction. “Try to keep up.” And so we met the character that more than one reader hated and one reviewer wanted to “purse whomp.” In Dance Over Me, Gloria Houghton stepped onto the stage as the resident star with the handsome boyfriend who somehow felt threatened by the newest actress to join the company…and stirred up trouble In an attempt to oust the newcomer. And then an