One of my all-time favorite artists is Kelly Reemtsen. She so aptly captures the desperation of the ladies who lunch — especially when they get a bee under their bonnet about something. Take this painting, called “Flower Power.” The way this wifey in the retro shift holds her hedge clippers implies self-emmolation. And yet, her […]
So, what exactly was his reaction when he felt her in the shower behind him? He didn't turn around. Instead he murmured, "I'll scrub your back, if you scrub mine." Done deal. But first a little, a little foreplay. There is no bigger turn-on than your lover's gentle fingers shampooing your scalp. Nothing is sexier […]
Yep, The Housewife Assassin's Handbook just went free on Amazon, and already it's #18 in the Amazon Kindle eBook Store under "Women Sleuths," and #39 under "Romantic Suspense." You can read an excerpt, here below. Enjoy, — Josie THE HOUSEWIFE ASSASSIN'S HANDBOOK Murder. Suspense. Sex. And some handy household tips. Signal Press – Digital eBook […]
THE WINNER OF THE HOUSEWIFE ASSASSIN'S GUIDE TO GRACIOUS KILLING IS: Holly C. You can find a list of the rest of the contestants, here. When I contacted Holly to tell her that she had won, I asked her to tell me something about herself. She is single, lives in Manhattan, and travels all over […]
I love it when someone tells me they've read one of my books, and enjoyed it. But let me tell you: I wince inside when they add: "My sister [daughter, girlfriend, whatever] lent it to me." Admittedly, it also hurts a little when they tell me as much they took it out of a library. […]
We should both be hitting the beach with a good book, just reading…taking it easy… In other words LIVING — instead of locked up inside, making a living. To get my mind out of the fantasy of sand and surf, I've been spending my breaks between writing by gauging my ranking for TRUE HOLLYWOOD […]
Am I the only one who thinks books are eye candy?
Forget those twinkling glass chips in the fireplace, or all those tall vases overflowing with roses. It’s novelist Josie Brown’s opinion that nothing warms up a home more than a library of books…But try telling that to a realtor. Here’s her take on moving with 28 boxes of books.
While Googling myself (Hey, 'fess up! You do it, too!) I came up with this article, in LiveWires.com, dated April 3, 2009. In it, I was asked: "How do you see the world changing from a writer’s point of view?" My answer is below. Do I still feel it hits the mark? Hell yeah. In […]
It would be wonderful if advertisers could have the kind of quantifiable information and analysis that the digital age promised. Frankly I think that’s the icing on the cake. What they’re discounting is that which may not be quantifiable, but qualifiable. Here’s why.