Test your spring trivia knowledge…

 

imageBlogging over on the suspense sisters today.  Do you know the answer to this question?

Of the eight U.S. Presidents who died in office, how many died in the month of April?  

Click the link to find out the answer and to learn of some wacky spring happenings!

Springing into a new season…and a crazy contest!

Don’t tell my students about my favorite thing…

 

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No, not writing, not learning….my favorite thing is candy. That makes me sound so shallow, doesn’t it? I’m a hopeless sweettooth, so much so that my latest protagonist in Paws for Love is a chocolate maker. This, of course, required lots of sweet research! All these thoughts of chocolate put me in mind of a great YouTube mini series entitled Cross Country Candy Adventure! Check out the video for a chance to win some sweet prizes!

 

Some fun spring news…and a giveaway!

Books, growing

 

Here’s a link to my newest Spring newsletter! Lots of goodies, sneak peeks and book news! Take a look!

 

A new season with new chances to win!

Writing Two Genres at Once?

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Blogging over on Seekerville today about the craziness of writing in two worlds. Great stuff if you want to pop in! Seekerville hosts Dana Mentink

A new little tail wagging novel!

 

image The “real life” Jellybean….Junie!

Thought I’d pop in and post about my newest book, Paws for Love. It truly was a labor of love, as the naughty dog in the story is modeled after my own naughty dog, Junie the rescue terrier! Talk about a stinker, and we love her to pieces! Anyhoo, below is the blurb but if you want to pop by the FB or Twitter pages, we’re doing all kinds of contests in February to celebrate! Thanks for reading this blog.

Find out more!

There’s no quiet on the set when over-the-hill screen star Lawrence Tucker brings his naughty terrier, Jellybean, on location to the beachside town of Albatross, California. When Jellybean develops a rapport with Tucker’s violin tutor, the painfully shy, socially awkward Misty Agnelli, her arm is twisted into minding the mischievous animal. Trailing Jellybean leads Misty into the candy store of Bill Woodson, a handsome chocolatier with a painful secret and a three-year-old niece to raise. Misty must deal with the unstable Tucker, a temperamental Jellybean, her budding feelings for the mysterious Bill, and the high-pressure atmosphere on the set. Though she wants nothing more than to flee, how can she tell her Grandma, Lawrence Tucker’s biggest fan, that she abandoned the star and his dog? It’s actors, animals, and antics galore when Jellybean gives his own heartwarming performance.

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Test your Nutcracker trivia knowledge! Quiz time!

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Yes, I know it’s only October, but it’s never too early to test your Nutcracker trivia savvy! See how many of these answers you know.

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Trouble at Mentink Manor…and a giveaway!

Pull up a chair and a fork. I’m having dessert and a chat with my cyber friends about treats and troubles. I’m also raffling a lovely prize. Details in the video. You don’t want to miss this one!