• Mar. 29th, 2015 Writing Update and Links I Love

    Writing Update I’m working away on a new novel. A secondary character from Covert Justice just showed up on the front porch and sent things in a very interesting direction. This guy is persistent! I looked at him and thought, “I’m so glad you’re here, but I wish you’d let me know you were coming!” [ read more ]

  • Feb. 27th, 2015 Sabotaged by Dani Pettrey – Book Review

    Sabotaged Cover My copy of Sabotaged by Dani Pettrey arrived a couple of weeks ago and I intentionally put away in a cabinet. Why? Because I knew once I started reading it, I’d probably read it in one sitting.  If the tiny tyrants who live here hadn’t wanted supper at a reasonable hour, I would have done just [ read more ]

  • Feb. 23rd, 2015 Twelve Years Ago, I Was Afraid

    Twelve Years Ago, I Was Afraid I’d given birth to our daughter at 5:22 p.m. The NICU team had gone to work immediately and rushed her away from me. I didn’t even get to hold her. A night that should have been filled with joy was tinged with fear. Knowing what I know now, I [ read more ]

  • Feb. 22nd, 2015 Links I Love

    Happy Sunday Out of the Boat readers! What’s up this week… It’s a birthday week here at the Blackburn house. Emma turns 12 today (Sunday) and Drew turns 4 on Tuesday. We have a birthday party at a local fire house scheduled for this afternoon. There will be lots of cake, allergy free blondies, presents, [ read more ]

  • Feb. 16th, 2015 Covert Justice Cover Reveal

    It’s finally here!  I have to tell you…every time I look at it, the part that shocks me is my name. My name on a book. (Insert very girly squealing). One year ago, I was living in complete chaos. Our home had been a construction zone since early January thanks to some frozen water pipes [ read more ]