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    November 2021 Newsletter Reprint

    Read Previous Newsletter Reprints Helloooooooooo… … And welcome back to my camo jeep. It’s all revved up and ready to welcome you on board. Before we trek off to see the Untamed, Unexpected and Unforgettable surprises out in the wild, I feel the need to remind myself to live every single moment as if it were my last. If ever there was a month for gratitude, November is IT, and it’s my perfect chance to say, “thank you.” I am sublimely grateful for my wonderful readers who show their love of my books with feedback privately and via reviews. They who’ve attended my public signings – even flown in or…

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    September 2021 Newsletter Reprint

    Read Previous Newsletter Reprints Helloooooooooo, and welcome to my Safari Jeep! I am delighted to have you hop on aboard for a little meander in my Untamed, Unexpected, Unforgettable world. Today we’re taking a detour down memory lane. Pull on your leg warmers, bolster up your shoulder pads, perm your hair or tease it … whatever it takes to make it BIG, baby … and let’s step back in time to 1980! If you were born in that decade or later, bear with me, I’ll paint you a picture. But first things first and for the sake of what MUST be said urgently, I’m going to muddle up my Untamed,…

  • Newsletter Reprint,  War Serenade

    August 2021 Newsletter Reprint

    Helloooooooooo and welcome to another trip in my safari jeep to explain the Untamed, Unexplored and Unforgettable. (NOTE: The book signing was a resounding success! Thank you to all who attended!) FIRST AND FOREMOST, YOU are cordially invited to the very informal christening of Zebra. Pop in and raise your tot of Amarula in true South African style to toast to his future as you nibble on some biltong and have some fun. WHEN? 12 September, 2021 from 2pm to 4pm. WHERE? Beauty Forever Skincare, 107 N. Palm Ave., Indialantic, FL 32903   Today we’re taking a magical detour—camo jeep and all—to Santorini, Greece, where a miracle happened. UNEXPECTED! Every year for…

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    July 2021 Newsletter Reprint

    Hellooooooo and welcome to my Safari Jeep! I am delighted to have you hop on aboard for a little meander in my Untamed, Unexpected, Unforgettable world. Can you believe August is upon us? As my mother would say … “Where HAS the year gone?” I’ll have so much to share in this newsletter I’ll jump right in … UNTAMED! Untamed? Oh, yeah, baby … (or maybe should I say, “Oh, yeah, bairn!”) My friend and brilliant author, Brenna Ash has a new novel that’s just made its swashbuckling debut. A Pirate’s Treasure, Book 1 in the thrilling new Scottish Rogues of the High Seas series is NOW AVAILABLE. Brenna wastes…

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    July 2021 Special Edition 2 Newsletter Reprint

    This is a reprint of the July 2021 Newsletter – to get the news before anyone else, make sure to sign up for my newsletter! ~~~~~ Hellooooooo again, Jill, and welcome to my safari jeep. It’s revving up and ready to ride the bushveld in search of all things Untamed, Unexpected and Unforgettable. If you’re in the northern hemisphere, wear your sunhat. If you’re down south, a beanie and some fluffy earmuffs might be in order. So glad you’re here! I’ve declared July, “Love Your Dog More Month.” I’m heady with this self-anointed power to call a month whatever I-darn-well-please because in a month crammed with handles, who’ll notice? July…

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    July 2021 Special Edition Newsletter Reprint

    This is a reprint of the July 2021 Newsletter – to get the news before anyone else, make sure to sign up for my newsletter! ~~~~~ Helloooooooooo, and hop right into my camo-painted jeep for a very short safari.   In fact, it’s so short, you’ll only get to see a solitary zebra. The reason for our electronic soiree is to share my great excitement with you. Zebra is not only released into the world, but “he” is flourishing and made the coveted Amazon #1 New Release banner in African Literature. To celebrate, we ordered just a limited number of printed books to sell as our Limited Edition, First Run…

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    May 2021 Newsletter Reprint

    This is a reprint of the May 2021 Newsletter – to get the news before anyone else, make sure to sign up for my newsletter! ~~~~~ Hellooooo again, and welcome to my Untamed, Unexpected, Unforgettable world. I don’t mean to bombard you with emails, but I want you to know…TODAY is the day Athol’s and my baby is born! Zebra, the novel, is released today! Zebra comes in ebooks, print, and hardcover copies! You can find it on Amazon, Apple Books, Nook, Kobo, Scribd, and even more retailers! Our collaboration on this book, started off with great excitement which turned into a butting of left and right brains. Athol’s pragmatism…

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    February 2021 Newsletter Reprint

    This is a reprint of the February 2021 Newsletter – to get the news before anyone else, make sure to sign up for my newsletter! ~~~~~ Hellloooooo and welcome back to my UNTAMED * UNEXPECTED * UNFORGETTABLE world. I hope you had a divinely memorable Valentine’s Day, but most of all, I wish you love every day. Even if it’s a lick of your hand by a faithful pooch or a purr in response to your devoted touch, know that you are loved. Moviemakers call the earth-shattering scenes in a script ‘moments’ whether someone dies or someone comes to a startling realization. Of course, there have to be tons of ‘moments’…

  • War Serenade

    Code Name: War Serenade

    What started as a true story my mom told me in lieu of a fairytale when I was four, muddled around in my head for decades. I never heard a love story which touched me more. Finally, I decided to transpose it from my head and heart into a script, the most logical landing place, I felt, because these characters and their great love were larger than life and deserved to be on a movie screen. That true story became “War Serenade”—the screenplay. I pitched “War Serenade” the movie to producers in Hollywood. Miraculously I received a call and Allan, the producer, said “This is a hell of a love…