UNDER CONSTRUCTION

My Web-site is under construction because, along with writing books, I have started a new business! TARACOTTA POTS I will be offering on site custom planting of seasonal flowerpots. I will also provide plant workshops, landscape plans, fairy garden classes, and much more! Here are a few links of blog posts I’ve written in the…

Wonder Woman beat sheet!

I loved the movie Wonder Woman. I’ve been waiting for it my entire life. See. (Mash up of Wonder Woman and Spider Girl, with facial hair of course. 🙂 ) With all of this hype about the release of the DVD, I’m reminded of when I dissected the storyline. The very first time I saw…

My tumultuous relationship with a manuscript:

My tumultuous relationship with a manuscript: Upon first meeting, nearly seven years ago, it was love at first sight. I was overcome. Passionate words were brought to life in the quiet hours of night. I pined over my new manuscript when we were not together during the days. The characters, the setting, the story, consumed…

Author Life Month

I participated in the #authorlifemonth hashtag again over on Instagram. Here is my month in review. Here is a link to my last year’s author life month. I’ll be doing #authorlifemonth again. It’s so much fun to connect with other authors and see behind the scenes. Last year I kept apologizing and wondered if I…

~*Christmas Countdown Blitz*~ The Christmas Bike ~~ Tara Mayoros

Here is a link to a 12 Days of Christmas blog tour for my latest book ‘The Christmas Bike” Follow the link for behind the scenes, Q&A, and some give-a-ways! Thanks to everyone who participated in this tour. Tara Mayoros teaches guitar, paints, occasionally bakes, and loves working with plants. She’s an avid collector of…

The Christmas Bike Release!

Today is release day for my book, The Christmas Bike!!! Here are all of the buy links: Amazon – Barnes & Noble –   Here is a synopsis: Christmas is already going to be tough for Marie and her family. When a series of events is set in motion long before a Christmas Eve tragedy,…

Concrete Pumpkins: How-to

Fall is my favorite time of year! And Halloween is my favorite holiday! A while ago I made a couple dozen of these concrete pumpkins for a big Halloween party. I gave most of them away, but during our move this summer, I realized we had several left-over that I’d shoved in the basement. My…

The Christmas Bike: pre-order!

I am excited to announce that my third novel, The Christmas Bike, is set for release on October 11, 2016 and available for pre-order! (click on link) Here is a brief synopsis: Christmas is already going to be tough for Marie and her family. When a series of events is set in motion long before a…

Fairy Gardens & Writing: how they relate

Planting fairy gardens is one of my favorite things to do every spring. I do this for one of my jobs and on occasion, I teach how-to’s. I’ve planted countless container pots over the seventeen years I’ve been doing this, but planting fairy gardens feels completely different and is always exciting to me. Here’s why:…

Award time!

Last week I won a writing award at UVU for my unpublished YA fantasy novel, Vagabond!!! When I sat down after my speech and chapter reading, I realized I didn’t thank my mom, or my husband, or anyone, really. 😬 My Mom came to the banquet with me because my husband was out of town….