June has arrived and I’ve just started the first day of my vacation. The husband and I are checking into the Queen Mary Hotel tomorrow for a thrilling stationary weekend voyage in Long Beach Harbor. Ghost hunting will definitely be on the agenda as well as dining and grand buffets. However, I’ll be spending much of […]Read More When words get in the way
It’s not always easy to look back and evaluate your work with a critical eye. But it’s healthy, necessary, and motivating when you realize that you’ve acquired the skill set to see the areas that need work. And in review, some of those areas seem rather alarming and you wonder how that sentence or paragraph […]Read More Plotting, Planning, and traveling back in Time
I’ll be reading at Antioch University Los Angeles’ Literary Uprising on May 19th! Come on down for an evening of great literature and good company! Hope to see you there!Read More Next Reading in Culver City
So we just finished reviewing the hard copy of the book. Proofing for final edits, and we are on track for release at the end of March 2015. The initial reviews from the novel have been stellar and I am beyond thrilled. Please feel free to visit the official website for the novel, http://www.fatizen.com, for […]Read More Book Release Bound
So I just heard from my fabulous editor Genie Rayner of Branch Hill Publications. The expected publication date is now 2015, which is what I was expecting as we head into the holiday season. It took a while for me to make the last round of line edits and there are one more set of […]Read More Publication Update
One of my writing group members offered us the opportunity to show Mason’s art in a gallery next month. What an opportunity! If you have the chance, join us for the opening night reception on October 4th at 6:00 pm. We hope to fill the gallery. And of course, bring your checkbook and support […]Read More Art Gallery Showing of Mason’s Work in Downtown Long Beach in October 2014!