November is Coming

Surviving 30 Days of Literary Madness is a daybook of support, encouragement and the occasional kick in the pants to help make the stress more bearable and keep your eyes focused on your goal.

For every day of the madness, there is a quote and essay designed to help keep you going at the keyboard, along with pieces about preparation and the noveling hangover that comes after There are also pages for those other moments, when you’ve fallen slightly behind — or you realize this may not be a year you cross the finish line. No matter how your novel experience is going, this book will be a companion for each day.

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What’s in a Name?

What's in a name? That which we call a rose By any other name would smell as sweet; So Romeo would, were he not Romeo call'd, Retain that dear perfection which he owes Without that title. With all due respect to the Bard, I somehow don't think my readers would feel...

Author and Yarn Hoarder

Caro Kinkead

As a child, Caro Kinkead was told Dr. Seuss’ job was “writing books,” and decided she wanted to do that when she grew up – along with being a ballerina and an archeologist and about a dozen other things. A fear of snakes signaled the end of her ambition to find the next Tutankamon’s tomb, the dancing (and acting) didn’t quite pan out, but the love of writing remained, allowing her to enjoy those varied careers and more in her imagination

Other Books


Welcome to the town of Henry’s Mills…

…somewhere between Manhattan and Albany, where life moves at a different pace from the hustle and bustle of the city. Here, the residents enjoy festivals and traditions that are the heart-blood of the community and hold out a hand of welcome to those weary souls seeking a respite from the troubles they wish to escape.

At least, that’s what the brochure says.

Will You…?

A proposal. A recommitment. A new beginning.

Valentine’s Day is more than roses and a box of chocolates. Celebrate the day with three couples who find their plans don’t go quite as anticipated.