Seymour Agency “THE CALL” Blog Hop- Before the Call

My road to THE CALL was nine years long… After I finished graduate school, I was finally ready to find an agent, and I found one quickly. It was not a good experience. I was a little too naïve, a little too trusting, a little timid to fight for what I deserved. After some time, … Continue reading Seymour Agency “THE CALL” Blog Hop- Before the Call

Author’s Namesakes

Over the weekend, I signed a contract with New American Library for a new Amish Quilting Mystery Series.The first book, MURDER, PLAIN AND SIMPLE will be released late 2013. When I write for New American Library, I will be using the pen name Isabella Alan. It’s common for a publisher to ask an author to … Continue reading Author’s Namesakes

Zero to Tech

Somehow along the way in my unvaried career (I say “unvaried” because I’ve worked in one library or another since I was sixteen), I became a techie person.  I came to this realization as I was shopping online for yet another computer and was reading reviews and model specs.  I actually knew what they were … Continue reading Zero to Tech