The Lazy Lie

TODAY’S BREW: Chocolate something or other by New England Coffee By Julie  Truthfully I’ll be drinking as much coffee as humanly possible today without floating away, seeing as I jumped up from an unintended nap exclaiming, “The kids went to school but I didn’t! What did I do?!” Aaaaand so begins my battle/race to wakeContinue reading “The Lazy Lie”

Getting Scary with Love Notes

TODAY’S BREW: Target Brand Hazelnut For Fancee Folks By Julie  It’s been hard, but even though I’m busy busy busy, I would be lying if I said I wasn’t a little afraid of writing this book, CRAWLING BACK, the last of the Shinigami vampire trilogy. So I’ve been putting it off. There’s no other excuse. I’ve been hiding fromContinue reading “Getting Scary with Love Notes”

Sexual Misconduct and My Damn Opinions

TODAY’S BREW: As much as I can get my hands on. I’m remodeling the kitchen. By Julie  This post is not about me remodeling the kitchen. This is about sexual misconduct and my damn opinions. Everyone has opinions on the big ones: Weinstein, Woody Allen, Bill Cosby, for starters. This is my opinion on JamesContinue reading “Sexual Misconduct and My Damn Opinions”

Slowing Down and Scaring Folks

TODAY’S BREW: Dunkins Peppermint Mocha made in my warm kitchen By Julie We’ve had a couple of (fantastic) snow days, during the bomb cyclone, or cyclone bomb, or “Cyclone Bob” as I typo’d one day. THIS IS MY ANNOUNCEMENT OF MY LATEST NOVEL IN PROGRESS, CYCLONE BOB DOES PLYMOUTH.  No, no, what this is really aboutContinue reading “Slowing Down and Scaring Folks”

On Strength and Presence and Refusing to Wear Shame Like a Crappy Shirt

TODAY’S BREW: “Regifted Brew,” which is an actual thing I got at Big Lots. (the biggest of lots, the greatest of lots, the lots that’s gots more than any other lots gots) By Julie  HI. I fall off the planet all the time, and like all bloggers and writers and people, it seems, I alwaysContinue reading “On Strength and Presence and Refusing to Wear Shame Like a Crappy Shirt”

And you get a Favorite Things list, and YOU get a Favorite Things list…

TODAY’S BREW: Peppermint Mocha made at home so Not That Good Peppermint Mocha By Julie  I WANT TO MAKE A LIST OF THINGS I WISH I COULD GIVE TO EVERYONE SO HERE WE GO. Granted, I could make 100 of these lists, but these are the ones I can think of right now, so go.Continue reading “And you get a Favorite Things list, and YOU get a Favorite Things list…”

This Most Unholy of Days and How to Make It Simply Frigging Delightful.

TODAY’S BREW: Dunkins’ Hazelnut made at home, which is not surprisingly better by Julie  If you needed further proof of my insanity, I actually look fondly back at retail management on Black Friday. YOU HEARD ME. The excellent thing about being a manager on This Most Unholy of Days was that I could make aContinue reading “This Most Unholy of Days and How to Make It Simply Frigging Delightful.”

My Fave Books This Year and a GIVEAWAY

TODAY’S BREW: Not quite peppermint mocha time yet By Julie  Let’s talk books. Because the world is terrible maybe, and let’s just talk books, okay? Okay! Here are some of my recent favorites that you guys should read. Click on the titles to get them on Amazon. HOUSE OF ASH by Hope Cook. This isContinue reading “My Fave Books This Year and a GIVEAWAY”

Vampires And Water

Originally posted on Momus News:
Photo by: Roger Bultot Shannon and Nils escaped across the river. The vampire glared at them from across the river. “We’re safe,” said Nils. “Vampires can’t cross running water.” “Are you sure?,” shuddered Shannon. “Maybe they just don’t like it?” Sure enough, the very hungry vampire began swimming across. The…