Going to Sleep with Your Audiobook

I have gotten into the bad habit of falling to sleep at night with the TV on (Turner Classic Movies). The experts say we shouldn’t even have TVs in our bedrooms, that the light from the TV (and iPads and laptops) before bed contributes to our insomnia issues. So I am trying to return to a dark bedroom. Yes, I still… Read More

The Books Authors Read | Lisa Belcastro (and a Giveaway)

Lisa Belcastro lives with her family on Martha’s Vineyard.  She loves time with her family and friends, running, gardening, outdoor activities, cooking, chocolate, reading, traveling, a healthy dose of adventure, and her cat, Ben, who keeps her company while she creates fictional lives for the numerous characters living inside her head. When she’s not at her desk, Lisa is living in… Read More

And Suddenly … a Full Calendar

Remember my blog post of two or three weeks ago about taking time to breathe. I included a photo of my deadline whiteboard with nothing on it. Felt so good. Almost like I was on vacation. Gracious. How things can change in so short a time period! My first pass pages of Keeper of the Stars have arrived from the publisher…. Read More