To Trade, or Not to Trade: The Latest Debate Surrounding Patrick Kane

Posted by kristi on September 3, 2015 in Blog, Featured, Sports |

Everyone has an idea, or a thought on what the Blackhawks Brass should do regarding Patrick Kane. Some say, trade him now. Others, vehemently throw themselves to the ground and say if they trade him, they’ll never watch a Hawks game again, and finally there is the wait and see crowd. Apart from the tantrum […]

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Chicago Blackhawks: Gearing Up For A New Season Amid Uncertainty Is Nothing New Here

Posted by kristi on August 25, 2015 in Blog, Featured, Sports, Uncategorized |

The Chicago Blackhawks are no strangers to off season personnel changes, and certainly, they are well versed at dealing with the struggles that come along with success in the cap era.  In their minds, this is all part and parcel to winning championships. However, even Stan Bowman can’t magically find an answer to the off […]

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The Patrick Kane Investigation and The Injustice of Speculation: Are We All Just a Little Bit Guilty?

Posted by kristi on August 14, 2015 in Blog, Featured, Links, Portfolio, Sports, Uncategorized |

The Fans, the Media, the Sunday reader, and myself…we are all interested parties. We want the information and we want it now, but are we also a part of the problem? Has social media muddied the water too much. Because of this voracious appetite for what we deem newsworthy, we have all begun to see […]

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A Post for the Sports Fan! Stanley Cup Finals

Posted by kristi on July 11, 2013 in About Me, Blog, Featured, Sports |

I realize that I spend an awful lot of time talking about writing, publishing and various shades in between…so today, I thought I’d talk about something else that I love.  Hockey…and sports in general!  And share a little story about my life growing up in a sports crazed family! So get ready for a healthy […]

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Upcoming Blog Tour Dates!

Posted by kristi on April 11, 2013 in Blog, Featured |

Next week is the start of my Book Blog Tour.  It was arranged by the fabulous Enchanted Book Promotions and will go for a month! Here are the tour dates and info.  Feel free to stop over and join us to learn more about me, read some reviews and excerpts, guest posts and giveaways!   […]


The All Important Book Cover

Posted by kristi on March 23, 2013 in Blog, Featured |

          When my parents told me never to judge a book by its cover, Amazon.com didn’t exist and neither did the internet for that matter.  Now everything is judged by minute snippets of information and thumbnail pictures.  So, in this day and age a book can and will be judged by […]


Just a quick update…

Posted by kristi on November 4, 2012 in Blog |

I have been meaning to post an update for a few weeks, however I’ve been in a constant state of chaos for one reason or another.  So, I thought I’d take a minute to share my chaos. I just recently started a book blog tour with VBT Cafe.  You can go to www.vbtcafe.com to check […]


Ten tips for writers who are considering self/indie publishing

Posted by kristi on October 18, 2012 in Blog |

  If you’ve published anything in the last few years, you probably have lots of people asking you how to “get published”.  If not, it probably seems as simple as trying to paint the Mona Lisa with both hands tied behind your back if you don’t have a place to start. Well, the best way […]


Why writers need to use editors…and the need for a fresh set of eyes.

Posted by kristi on August 8, 2012 in Blog |

As an author, you might think that all I do is think up new ideas and write.  And that wouldn’t be a wrong assumption, ideas are never far off and sometimes I find myself writing on auto-pilot.  But, my love of writing was actually born out of my love for reading. I’ll read just about […]

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