Wendy’s News

Southwest Florida Reading Festival

Looking for an excuse to leave the cold behind and head for Florida? Come on down to Ft. Myers where I'll be a part of the great author lineup at the 20th annual Southwest Florida Reading Festival Learn More About The Festival  

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Galentine’s News and Giveaway

A great big thank you to everyone’s favorite park director, Leslie Knope from Parks and Recreation for creating Galentine’s Day, an entire day set aside for celebrating your BFFs! I’m totally up for an ‘official’ opportunity to let my closest friends know just how...

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Make it Merry: Memories and Milestones

There’s nothing like the holidays to send you down memory lane. I feel like it was only yesterday that our two grown sons were babies. People told me that those years of diapers and bottles and teething and uncertainty would be over before we knew it, but I didn’t...

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Can’t judge a book by its cover? Oh, yes you can!

You know how you’re always being told not to judge a book by its cover? I get that this is a reminder not to make snap decisions about others solely on their appearance. I’m on board with that. But when it comes to books, readers (myself included) do it all the time....

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Born on the 4th of July. Literally.

The 4th of July is a big day in our family. We don’t just celebrate our country’s independence and the birth of a nation. We celebrate the birth of our son, Drew. Who arrived unexpectedly. And almost without warning.At the time we were living with my mother while our...

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A Look Back at Ten Beach Road

Bernie Madoff Made Me Do It; the Ponzi Scheme that inspired TEN BEACH ROAD The most asked question by far at talks and book clubs is ‘where do your ideas come from?’ The quick answer is anywhere—and everywhere. Sometimes an idea begins as a tiny seed of…something…that...

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