Battle of the Snack Cakes

For those of you who were not around social media a couple of weeks ago, my publicist, editor, and friend Erin Sweet-Al Mehairi had a very public battle on Twitter and Facebook over which snack cake brand was better:  Hostess (Team Erin) or Little Debbie (Team Somer).  Little Debbie won, but Erin will never give…

Loving The Writer

This writer thing isn’t always a soothing experience.  Creating something and putting it out in the world, desperately hoping that an angry mob doesn’t come to your house with pitchforks and flaming rolls of toilet paper, is quite normal among the writers of the world. When I blogged, as a blogger and not so much…

It’s Back!

Here we are, the second week of January and I have to tell you, I’m feeling pretty good about things right now.  I’m making really great strides in finally completing my current work in progress (it’s been about six or seven months thanks to holidays and mopes) and I anticipate for the first draft to…

2017 Goals

I’m one of those grumpy individuals who shuns the idea of the New Year’s Resolution. In reality, this is mostly because I got tired of letting myself down for never keeping my resolutions, so I flipped the bird at the whole idea and have refused to participate for nearly a decade. Now goals?  Goals are…

NaNoWriMo And Other Stuff

Hello all! I’ve been quiet lately because I have been working on a new work, participating in National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo).  I caved to peer pressure and went for it, and I started off really strong before having a crisis of technique and had to take a few days off.  Unfortunately, as a panster…