Who Says A Self-Published Book Can’t Get Into Barnes & Noble?


  Years ago, when I first contemplated self-publishing my novel, I remember noting that one of the downsides would be that I’d never see my book in Barnes & Noble. To see your book in Barnes & Noble has been the holy grail of publishing for many first-time authors since the invention of the written … Continue reading Who Says A Self-Published Book Can’t Get Into Barnes & Noble?

Z100 Elvis Duran Show: My Live Appearance with Bad Hair and Pajamas


It may come as no surprise to you that since I’m an author my office is at home. And being a mother of two teenagers, that means for the time they’re at home my kids are at work with me. So, that means, they’ve seen everything. Good days at the office. Bad days at the … Continue reading Z100 Elvis Duran Show: My Live Appearance with Bad Hair and Pajamas

5 Ways Facebook Success is Nothing Like Real Life Success


photo by Mouser Williams We all do this. We browse our Facebook feed and see extraordinary things happening all around us. A Facebook friend just climbed Mount Kilimanjaro. A friend of a friend won The Great Food Truck Race. Someone else was named Chicago’s Teacher of the Year. Or California’s No. 1 Realtor. Someone’s teenager … Continue reading 5 Ways Facebook Success is Nothing Like Real Life Success

The Memory Box is the 2014 #1 Bestselling Book at Indie Bookstore in New Jersey


I just received news from The Town Book Store in Westfield, NJ, that their 2014 #1 Bestselling book (adult fiction and non-fiction) was The Memory Box! Can you believe it? What an honor. Their top ten list is super impressive and includes some of my favorite books, like Gone Girl, Where’d You Go Bernadette, The … Continue reading The Memory Box is the 2014 #1 Bestselling Book at Indie Bookstore in New Jersey