Why Being Nice Matters To Me

Over the past 24 hours, there have been several posts floating around social media that really struck a chord with me. Some of you may have seen them: Jennifer Aniston wrote an essay about how she’s fed up with being questioned about maternity (among other things). Victoria Beckham is being …

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Friends With Benefits: Straight Women and Gay Men

Last week, on my drive home from seeing my brand new baby niece in Indiana, I heard a discussion on a morning radio show that had me actually yelling out loud to the poor, deluded lady who called in. See, she’d fallen into one of the pitfalls of being friends …

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Coming Soon: Soul Magic

It’s pretty crazy to think that almost one year ago, I was biting my nails in anticipation of my first book, Mind Magic. Now, a year later, the final book in that series is on the Coming Soon page at Dreamspinner Press.Soul Magic continues the story of Simon and Gray …

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Passing On and Passing It On

Yesterday, I had a moment of clarity that made me smile and released a huge weight from my chest. I wanted to share that moment with you, as well as a bit of sad news. My grandma taught me many valuable lessons. One of them was the importance of passing …

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Manic Monday

One of the things I’m known for (quiet peanut gallery) is making lists. I like lists. If I don’t have lists, I forget things. I’m also very fond of spreadsheets, but that’s another post. Along with my list comes a very complicated system of email/phone/pop-up reminders on my laptop. Really, …

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My Wildest Fantasy, or Why Alphas?

Recently over on the M/M Romance group at Goodreads, the topic of Alpha males emerged. There was a bit of contention, some of it on my part, as to what *exactly* being an alpha means. Dear Santa, I’ve been a good girl. Can I have him? Love Poppy Here’s the …

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The law of entropy (AKA Change takes Work)

I saw mention this week of the law of entropy, and realized I didn’t know what it meant. That ever happen to you? So being the intrepid Googler that I am, I looked it up. Since it’s all about physics, and I’m no Sheldon Cooper, I didn’t get the majority …

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