Tag Archives: Leaving the Beach

Goodbye to Booktrope and Looking Ahead

It was quite shock when I learned last Friday night that my publisher, Booktrope, is shutting down. Some people are angry, some are scared, but me, well, mostly I’m just sad. My friend Jan—fellow Troper and blogger—said it best, I … Continue reading

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FREE Kindle Books (Including Mine) for Everyone–Until 11/14

My publisher, Booktrope, in conjunction with Runaway Goodness, is giving away over 200 Kindle books this week in a promotion called Prefunk the Holidays. It’s a pretty amazing promotion, with books in almost every imaginable genre being given away, and … Continue reading

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Read a Good Book? Or One You Didn’t Like? Speak Out!

Well over a year ago, I found myself sitting in an independent bookstore on a Saturday morning at 10 a.m., behind a stack of books and a dish of peppermints. The owner had invited me to do a two-hour signing … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day Giveaway!

Hi Friends! I’m very excited to be participating in this Valentine’s Day book giveaway! There are 40 different books you can win, including my two (#8, Living by Ear, and #9, Leaving the Beach). Please check them all out, then … Continue reading

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Music Tuesday Debut: Guest Post by JT Twissel–The World’s Worst Folksingers

Today is the first day of a new blog series called MUSIC TUESDAY. If you’re familiar with my books LIVING BY EAR and LEAVING THE BEACH, you know they both have strong music themes, although they’re very different stories.  I’m … Continue reading

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Leaving the Beach $.99 Sale–October 2, 3 & 4

Hi All, If you haven’t had a chance to read Leaving the Beach, this is a good time to check it out. It’s on a three-day sale starting today (October 2, 3 & 4). Just $.99 for Kindle and Nook. … Continue reading

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Book Signing/Reading from Leaving the Beach, July 19 in Winthrop, MA

Hi Friends, Next Saturday, July 19th, I’ll be doing a book signing and reading from Leaving the Beach at the Winthrop Book Depot and Cafe. I’m really excited about this, as much of Leaving the Beach is set in Winthrop. … Continue reading

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The Indie Spirit is Alive and Well in Montreal

It might seem a bit ironic to be writing about the independent spirit in Montreal as July 4th weekend winds down here in the States. But my family spent four days in Montreal last week, and wow! I won’t bother … Continue reading

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Want the Denim Skirt Erin Wears in LEAVING THE BEACH? Here’s How to Make it

Don’t worry, this blog is not going to turn all DIY and crafty. I only know how to make a few things, so there wouldn’t be very many posts! However, if you’ve read Leaving the Beach, you might recall that … Continue reading

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99 Cent Sale Today, 6/16. Leaving the Beach E-Book on Promo

The headline says it all. My novel, Leaving the Beach is on $.99 promo today. I hope you’ll check it out. What’s the book about? In a nutshell, it’s the story of a bulimic woman named Erin who truly believes it’s … Continue reading

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