Entries by Debra

COLOR Me Spring – Clicking Our Heels

COLOR Me Spring – Clicking Our Heels Spring is here! We’re putting away our winter clothing and looking at things in a new light, so we thought we’d share our favorite colors and why we like them with you. T.K. Thorne – I am attracted to intense colors. Bright yellow, like the deep yellow daffodils […]

What Stiletto Gang Members Write ….

  It’s time to get to know the Stiletto Gang Members better from a little game:  “I write —“ Lois Winston – I currently write cozy/amateur sleuth mysteries. However, in the past I’ve also written romance, romantic suspense, chick lit, women’s fiction, a children’s chapter book, and a nonfiction book on writing. Robin Hillyer-Miles – […]

Getting the Word Out by Debra H. Goldstein

Getting the Word Out by Debra H. Goldstein I’ve been so busy balancing the pandemic, mentioning that the fourth Sarah Blair book, Four Cuts Too Many, is available for pre-order, and writing the fifth book for 2022, that I haven’t given quite as much love to recently published Three Treats Too Many. Part of my […]

Recognition, Writing and the Ladies Room

 Recognition, Writing and the Ladies Room by Debra H. Goldstein Do we write for recognition? Or, is it something in our blood that makes it impossible to do anything else?  I’ve heard many people say, “I write because I have to” or “Even if I never become a New York Times bestseller, I have stories […]

Preparing for 2021!

 PREPARING FOR 2021! by Kay Kendall Seven years ago I joined the Stiletto Gang. Since then I’ve made 100+ blog posts and have enjoyed communicating with all of you. Right now I’m in between writing projects but plan to begin early in 2021. I discovered in this year of the pandemic that I don’t juggle […]

Three Wishes by Debra H. Goldstein

Three Wishes by Debra H. Goldstein I’m tired. It’s been quite a year – lockdowns, masks, two surgeries (removal of the hardware from the foot rebuilt a few years ago and cataract), building and moving into a new house, prepping and selling a house, finding a place to live during the weeks between the 7 […]

It’s Deception – Not Anticipation

It’s Deception-Not Anticipation by Debra H. Goldstein Deception. It’s a word that rolls around my tongue and brain with ease. Different dictionaries shade its definition: a: the act of causing someone to accept as true or valid what is false or invalid  b: the fact or condition of being deceived c: something that deceives (Merriam-Webster) The act of hiding the truth, especially to get an advantage […]

When Ideas Have Ideas of Their Own

While Linda Rodriguez continues her Stiletto Sabbatical, look for guest authors on the first Friday of each month. Today’s guest is a special treat – former Stiletto member Judy Penz Sheluk. When Ideas Have Ideas of Their Own by Judy Penz Sheluk People often ask where my ideas come from. Sometimes they come from stories […]

The Fork in the Road

The Fork in the Road by Lois Winston In 2003 when my agent suggested I try my hand at writing a cozy crafting mystery (she knew an editor looking for one), little did I realize how that suggestion would change my life. At the time I was writing humorous contemporary romance and gritty romantic suspense. […]