Who Took My Rotary Phone?

Who Took My Rotary Phone?

I used to think of myself as a modern woman. After all, I have a lot of technical gadgets…and I even know how to use a couple of them. But in my world of organizing, whether it’s outlining mysteries where I have to weave together plot lines about flying...
Inspiration Point

Inspiration Point

I went downtown today to get some inspiration. San Diego’s downtown has the Gaslamp Quarter, which is straight out of our wild west days. Now that I’m inspired, back to work!
Details, details, details…

Details, details, details…

A lot goes into making a funny, light read. For the Matchmaker Marriage Mysteries, I outline different plot lines, including the murder plot, the romance, the town’s happenings, and various crazy stuff that happens throughout. And everything has to tie together...
Judging My Writing

Judging My Writing

My dog Dolly likes to judge me while I’m writing. I’m thinking she’s saying: “You’re no Jana Deleon.” But maybe she’s just wondering if I’ll feed her an extra meal.