Nearly There!

Nearly There!

Exciting news! I finished writing the third Kay novel! Now it’s at the beta readers, getting marked up and ready. Soon (very soon), I plan on publishing it for everyone to read. Eeek! I just have to write the blurb for it, which I’m not looking forward to. I don’t know why, but writing the novel...

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No Furnace?

No Furnace?

It’s been a stressful week. There’s a blizzard coming on Saturday, and our furnace broke on Thursday night. We spent all day Friday dealing with the repair – and also with the fact that our internet was down. All day. The repairman was nice and, even more importantly, he was experienced and...

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Books and Hens…

Books and Hens…

I’ve been trying to read more. This sounds like the beginning of a bad joke, but, well. I’m having a hard time finding stories I really love. I can find many that are ‘good enough’, stories that I can finish, but few which really grab me by the lapels (if I wore something with lapels, of course)...

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Winter is for Hibernating

Winter is for Hibernating

Getting out of bed is so hard. I know, I know, I was just complaining about this last week, but I don’t mean to complain. I think it’s reasonable to want to hibernate at times like this. Wintertime. When it’s cold and yucky out, and there’s only about ten minutes of actual daylight in any given...

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New Year 2022

New Year 2022

New years are interesting. They're 'fresh starts', opportunities to let go of old patterns and habits which aren't working. There's a lot of pressure to Make Resolutions and Do It Right, as if you hadn't made resolutions a million times already and found that expecting some sort of instant,...

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Nearly There!

I'm doing the last minute things before publication, and I expect that In Charm's Way, the second book in the Midlife Magic series, will be out by the end of the week. I'm extremely excited about this. I've been working on this novel for months - it was much harder to write than the first one, for...

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Joan Grey

Joan Grey

Hi!

I’m your friendly, neighborhood wordsmith.

I can be found working outside with my flock of nutty hens, inside fondling yarn and knitting, or sitting in front of computer screens, but mostly I’m found trapped underneath cats, trying desperately to reach my coffee cup.