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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 donkeys and...

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 in...

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.

The Calm Before the Storm

The Calm Before the Storm

This is my desk just before I start writing a new book. Ahhhh....it's almost clean and organized. It's a brief moment in time. In a few days, after I start writing, all the clean will be gone and all the organized will be gone. But Gladie will be running rampant, so I...

Series Finale and a Look at My Writing Process

Series Finale and a Look at My Writing Process

Hello! Do you know what time it is? It’s time to find out if Peter and Piper get their happy ending. You probably have questions: Do they die a horrible death? Does Piper find out who she is? Does her memory return? Do they get married? Do they get to keep their...

A New Adventure With Peter And Piper!

A New Adventure With Peter And Piper!

One is a (retired) superspy. One is a…well, she has no idea what she is because she can’t remember anything before she ran for her life, naked in the Redwood Forest. Luckily, Piper Landry was found by Peter Bolton (Spencer’s brother, for all of you Matchmaker...

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