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Why I Wrote the Operation Billionaire Trilogy

Why I Wrote the Operation Billionaire Trilogy

I love romantic comedies. I mean...I really love romantic comedies. What's not to love? There's a love story in them that makes you laugh. All good things, right? In general, I'm a movie freak. You might have noticed that with the titles of my cozy mysteries. They are...

Hello, beautiful readers! How are you all doing? What are you up to? I’m up to around 5’7”. Sorry, but I can’t let that joke go. Besides being 5’7”, I’ve been deep in my writer’s cave, writing Spawn with the Wind. Writers always say how much “fun” they’re having...

Die Charred is Available Now!

Die Charred is Available Now!

I am the greatest detective of all time. Actually, I’m not a detective at all. I’m a wedding planner. But I’ve just solved the craziest murder of all time, so I’m feeling pretty good about myself. Unfortunately, my husband Spencer is in trouble at work because of my...

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.

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