Weather-Inspired Revelations

Weather-Inspired Revelations

There's a persistent myth that California doesn't get real winter weather. For the most part, it's true. If you head toward the northern coast or up in the mountains, you can get some good, heavy snow (we all know about the Donner party, right?). But for the most...

December Contest Winner

The November/December raffle for a signed copy of A Fistful of Evil has ended. Thank you to everyone who participated! Congratulations to Maria! a Rafflecopter giveaway If you have a specific giveaway you'd like to see me run in the future, let me know in the...

How I Write: Brainstorming

How I Write: Brainstorming

I think there's still a myth floating around out there that authors open up a Word document, place their hands on the keyboard, and peck away until a perfect, fully formed story comes out. In this fantasy, writing a novel is a linear process that starts at page one...

A Fistful of Fire Audiobook

A Fistful of Fire Audiobook

Did you already grab your audiobook copy of A Fistful of Evil? Now you can get the sequel. I'm very happy to announce that the audiobook for A Fistful of Fire is now available! You can find the audiobook at your favorite audio retailer. Here are a few links to get you...

Raking the Roof

Raking the Roof

I have a love-hate relationship with the gutters on my house. I didn't grow up living in a house with gutters, so I didn't think much about them until I became a homeowner. From a ground's eye view, I love them. I love that I'm not getting sporadically (or...

Madison Fox Now Everywhere

Madison Fox Now Everywhere

The day has come: All the Madison Fox novels are available everywhere! In fact, they've been available everywhere for a while, but I forgot to mention it. (Whoops!) You can now pick up A Fistful of Evil, A Fistful of Fire, and A Fistful of Frost ebooks at Apple Books,...

Curious Case for Perfectionism

Curious Case for Perfectionism

I recently found and binge-watched The Curious Creations of Christine McConnell on Netflix. I recommend the 6-episode show for its humor, muppets, fun set, and macabre theme well suited to this season, but that's not why I loved it. The element that drew me in was the...

Tiny Glitches eBook Goes Wide

Tiny Glitches eBook Goes Wide

Last month, Tiny Glitches ended its exclusivity with Amazon. You know what that means, right? It's now available EVERYWHERE! I'm very excited about this transition. Tiny Glitches is one of my favorite stories, and I'm hoping new readers everywhere will think so, too....

A Pocketful of Tranquility Is Unlocked

A Pocketful of Tranquility Is Unlocked

If you're a newsletter subscriber, you should have a brand-new exclusive novelette set in the Madison Fox world in your inbox. That's right, A Pocketful of Tranquility is now unlocked! Huzzah! I kept cracking myself up writing this short story (which ran a little long...

Thinking Time

My husband was recently promoted. His new position has a lot more responsibilities, which involves a massive increase in his workload. He lamented that while he enjoyed having several new projects, just wrapping his head around them was taking time he didn't have....