Today is a play day (sort of). Which means a trek through Golden Gate Park.

In many ways, San Francisco is a wonderland. One locale in the city that is always on parade is Golden Gate Park, which runs three miles east to west, and half a mile north to south. Its 1,017 acres make it 20 percent larger than New York's Central Park.  Our park ends at the Ocean,Continue reading “Today is a play day (sort of). Which means a trek through Golden Gate Park.”

Pssst! New cover, and new Housewife Assassin Book: Guide to Gracious Killing!

I'm pleased as punch for the cover of the second book in my Housewife Assassin series: The Housewife Assassin's Guide to Gracious Killing. Launch date: October, 2012. Donna and Jack are in to all kinds of trouble–the kind of hot mess that can cause an  international incident: A nuclear arms summit, hosted by a politically-connected American billionaireContinue reading “Pssst! New cover, and new Housewife Assassin Book: Guide to Gracious Killing!”

Hooray for Hollywood….

I love the Southland. Warm, dry heat. Palm fronds waving lazily in the breeze. The inevitable celebrity sighting. "Is that….Nah! Can't be! Too  (fill in the blank: tiny/old/young/fat/doesn't look anything like the fantasy I had in mind)…" I'll be making my way to Los Angeles this weekend, where I'll be hosted by the Los AngelesContinue reading “Hooray for Hollywood….”

Seattle Parents! Join Us for THE BABY PLANNER Novel Party!

Seattle always has sunshine when I come to town. Seattle readers — and expectant moms, for whom my latest novel will surely resonate — I hope you'll join me at my parents party for THE BABY PLANNER. Lots of raffle prizes, samples, and coupons.  Here are the details: Date: Thurs, June 2, 2011, 11amLocation: PlanetContinue reading “Seattle Parents! Join Us for THE BABY PLANNER Novel Party!”

Read, Drink, Schmooze

Despite the fact that I was nervous as all get-out I had a blast at Peg Alford Pursell's WHY THERE ARE WORDS salon. I made new friends, and saw the faces of many pals (authors Wendy Tokanuga and Kate Perry, to name a few). It's always cool to be in a room where 80+ literati are hangingContinue reading “Read, Drink, Schmooze”

My R Rated Book Reading: Mature Audiences Only

Women behaving wildly is the theme at Women Who Write, the monthly book salon thrown by memoirist and club promoter Vicki Abelson in Montrose, CA. In June, I was lucky to be invited as one of the guest readers, along with comedians Marc Maron and Paul Provenza, and musician James Lee Stanley (who entertained usContinue reading “My R Rated Book Reading: Mature Audiences Only”

Libraries get creative to gain your support.

Forget the cabbage patch. I'm sure I was born  between the stacks of the Decatur (GA) Public Library. It was a great place for a prodigious reader such as myself to read, dream and learn. I still make my home in my in my local library system — Marin County. It's where I conduct theContinue reading “Libraries get creative to gain your support.”

What do Albert Einstein, Gandhi, and Houdini Have in Common? My Pecan Pie

I was recently interviewed by MJ Rose as to my feelings regarding reincarnation — just in time for the mass paperback version of her new book, THE REINCARNATIONIST, to hit bookstores. I don't mean to get all woo-woo on you, but I do believe that our souls sometimes linger on this earth, or take onContinue reading “What do Albert Einstein, Gandhi, and Houdini Have in Common? My Pecan Pie”

My Next Book Signing

    You can catch me on  Sat 10/06/07, at 1pm, at the Borders/Stonestown Galleria, in San Francisco, CA, where I’ll be signing my book IMPOSSIBLY TONGUE-TIED. Joining me in this hot,haute take on take on love over easy are: Gemma Halliday (UNDERCOVER IN HIGH HEELS) Eileen Rendahl (UNVEILED)Margo Candela (LIFE OVER EASY), andKate PerryContinue reading “My Next Book Signing”


PRE-MOTHER’S DAY AUTHOR HIGH TEA! Saturday, May 12, 2007, 2-4pmBarnes & Noble / Antioch, CA 5709 Lone Tree Way, Antioch,CA 94531. 925-978-1031 One lump, or two? If you’re looking for a real treat to enjoy with your mom, join me and some of my closest author chums for tea and a tête-à-tête: IMPOSSIBLY TONGUE-TIED byContinue reading “COME JOIN ME AT THESE PUBLIC EVENTS…”

Catch Me If You Can…

Just got back from San Diego, where I participated in a FABFAB gal pal shopping event called a CRAVE PARTY.  They happen all over the country. If one is happening near you, do check it out. Great vibe in a posh environ, with lots of wonderful shopping opps and entertainment. And of course, you canContinue reading “Catch Me If You Can…”

…And Catch Me At These Events!

Thursday, November 30, 2006, 6:30pmBORDERS EXPRESS/ Santa Clara, CA731 Valley Fair Mall,2855 Stevens Creek Blvd. Santa Clara, CA 95050  This is a free event! Naughty cops. Sizzling sex. Celebrity scandal. All great hot haute holiday topics. Authors reading from their naughty and nice books include Josie Brown (IMPOSSIBLY TONGUE-TIED), Karin Tabke (GOOD GIRL GONE BAD),Continue reading “…And Catch Me At These Events!”

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