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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Bob Woodruff

Last weekend we received word that ABC news co-anchor Bob Woodruff and his cameraman Doug Vogt were severely injured while covering the Iraq war. Today they’re showing signs of improvement… Read more »

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E-Harlequins?

Harlequin has just announced that they’re releasing a new line of e-books. Seems these e-books will transfer easily to nearly every hand held device. Pretty cool notion, if you ask… Read more »

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11 Grand to Write Articles?

According to KIROTV, freelance writer, Audry Lewis wrote (and eventually got published) a group of newspaper stories sympathetic to HealthSouth CEO Richard Scrushy. Seems Scrushy secretly paid Lewis $11,000 to… Read more »

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Returnable Books

Awhile back I read a most persuasive article written by an owner of a prominent POD (print on demand) publishing company. The author delivered a scathing report on the state… Read more »

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Gassy Lu

OK. Gross post here. Stop reading this instant if you’re easily offended. Little background, first. We’re vegetarian. Vegan to be exact. Chose a low-fat vegan lifestyle after my husband’s heart… Read more »

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