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. šŸ™‚ ) 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. Sheā€™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!Ā (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. šŸ˜¬ My Mom came to the banquet with me because my husband was out of town….