Monthly Archives: February 2006

Jeepers Creepers!

Nearly every character in my books, somewhere along the line, eventually kicks back, slips on their Levis®, and slams back a few Cheetos®. That practice may soon end if a… Read more »

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Geriatric Dogs

Ironically I wrote about puppies yesterday. I don’t suppose the post sat online more than an hour or so before I received the phone call. “Mag’s not doing well. I’m… Read more »

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Adopting Puppies

This past weekend I’ve gone ‘round and ‘round trying to decide if we’re going to open our home to a new puppy from the Humane Society. Lucy (our Rat Terrier… Read more »

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Doom

Yesterday, I gave my dear son the “best Valentine’s Day present ever.” Chocolate? Nope. Candy? Nope. Flowers? You’ve gotta be kidding. No way. The kid’s 16. Nope. But what I… Read more »

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J. Peterman

Still on my writing binge. Still feels great. However I stole a few moments this morning to dig through my ever-growing pile of “junk” mail. Yup. I collect the stuff…. Read more »

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On a Writing Binge

Wow. What a weekend. Fantastic, really. Didn’t get even ONE phone call yesterday. None today either. No interruptions whatsoever. ‘Twas wonderful. I’m currently on a writing binge that began… well… Read more »

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“Postage” for E-mail Part Deux

This article sheds a little more light on the new e-mail debate. Very interesting. Enjoy! http://www.eff.org/deeplinks/archives/004398.php#004398 Talk later, Beth

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Book Disclaimers

I the aftermath of the James Frey fiasco, the New York Times has posted a group of potential book disclaimers. Hilarious. Enjoy! http://tinyurl.com/8kk4j Oh, and be sure to click the… Read more »

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Charging Postage for E-mail

Ok. I’ve heard the urban legend: (insert corporation/government agency name here) is planning on charging postage on all e-mail. As all of us knows, this legend is false. Or is… Read more »

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The “Etc” in Writing Etc.

OK. Personal life here. But it’s appropriate considering the big medical news today. Quick background. My dear husband experienced a heart attack three years ago. Got put on a ton… Read more »

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Amazon Connect

I recently discovered that Amazon is jumping on the blog bandwagon. Well, they’re kinda jumping on the wagon… If you’re an author who has one of your titles in their… Read more »

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Snow, Snow, and More Snow

Yesterday afternoon, green grass peeked out between drifts. Last night as Maury (dear husband), Peder (wonderful son), and I trekked out on our evening walk, flakes filled the air so… Read more »

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Have You Googled Yourself Lately?

Interesting article today in USA Today. Although I hadn’t noticed this, Pontiac’s most recent ads are sending prospective buyers to Google rather than the local Pontiac dealer. “Google Pontiac” was… Read more »

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