Liz Durano

Musings Over Coffee: I’m a Hot Mess

Another hot day here in Southern California and I’m still a hot mess without a Macbook to work with. I’d ordered a used iMac from a third party but it arrived damaged and so I had to return… Read More

Musings over Coffee: People Like Us

I just got back from having breakfast with my older brother and cousin at Porto’s Bakery and all I have to show for it is this yummy collage of desserts that they’re known for. I was good, though…. Read More

Musings over Coffee: On Plotting, Book Mail, and Mac ‘n Cheese

So I’m currently stuck with the second book of my holiday series and I’m really glad I didn’t set up a preorder because it seems in my quest to outline everything, I lost sight of my heroine’s motivations…. Read More

Make It Your Best

“Make it your best. Every time. Anything less is, well, less, and could lose you a reader that might have loved your later, better work. Readers are won and lost one at a time, and they’re very easy… Read More

Musings Over Afternoon Coffee: Reviews and Orange Tags

This weekend, Falling for Jordan went on sale for 99 pennies. And for the first time in a long time, I was actually (a bit more) organized when it came to the promotions. I had a few lined… Read More

Musings Over Coffee: Put On Those Blinders

I was grounded so much when I was growing up that all I had were books, usually Readers Digest books that my mom would order. Classics, Seven Wonders of the World, Ghost Stories, those kinds of titles, and… Read More

Musings Over Coffee: That Loving Feeling

So according to this page, I’ve got 44 days before Falling for Jordan launches, 41 days before I need to upload the final file to the retailers. Yup, I had to make a countdown page for myself because… Read More

Musings Over Morning Coffee: We’re Storytellers. We Don’t Quit.

For as long as I can remember, I’ve always had a love affair with books. One of my first favorite books was one about crystals and how they’re formed. Another one was Hans Christian Andersen’s original version of… Read More