Posts Categorized: Happenings

Just a quick, slightly belated post to say “thank you” to everyone who helped make THE MARRIAGE PACT launch last week a ton of fun and (from my end, at least) a big success. I am so grateful to Nicole Sohl, Brendan Deneen, Jessica Preeg and Annie Hulkower at Thomas Dunne/St. Martin’s Press/Macmillan Entertainment; as  […]

November 3rd is a big day in M.J.’s little world! It’s MARRIAGE PACT release day! And my birthday! And EVERY OTHER SATURDAY is free from today until Friday! In other news, I have already used my allotment of exclamation points for the entire month of November. Effusive punctuation aside, you can now get THE MARRIAGE  […]

As you may have heard, my latest romantic comedy is on its way Tuesday, August 4th. EVERY OTHER SATURDAY is the story of Dave Bernstein and Julia Mendel, two divorced parents whose kids attend the same Jewish preschool, who are forced to overcome their differences to share the same coveted babysitter. It’s a unique love  […]

You’ve been waiting patiently, and I’m so delighted to share that I have an official launch date set for my newest contemporary romance, EVERY OTHER SATURDAY! The book is getting its finishing touches over the next few weeks, and will be available for Kindle* (and Kindle-friendly devices like the iPad) on Tuesday, August 4th, 2015.  […]

Congratulations to May’s drawing winner, Mary Mooney! She won an Amazon Gift Card for being a randomly selected member of my email list. Here’s what Mary has to say: “I am single and no kids. I work full time at a local auto parts store and when I am not working, I am always reading,  […]

Hi, Gang! Apologies for the long break between blogs — oh crap, I owe you a monthly winner for April, don’t I? Frig. Anyway, I’ve been working my cute little tushie off this past month, revising my latest novel EVERY-OTHER SATURDAY. It will make its way to beta readers next week, get revised some more,  […]

Guys. Look at this. Isn’t it beautiful? You are looking at the official cover for the official re-release of THE MARRIAGE PACT, which I can now tell you will be coming to a bookstore near you on November 3, 2015. And guess what else? That’s my birthday. My 40th birthday. It’s too much to handle.  […]

For writers in the Atlanta area: I am reprising my popular Author Platform Basics workshop with an expanded version on Saturday morning, April 18. Suitable for authors pursuing both traditional and self-publishing, this workshop will teach writers how to create and maintain a viable, thriving platform that will appeal to both readers and agents/editors. This  […]

There are still tickets left for my Self-Publishing and Author Platform Workshops next weekend. This will probably be the last Atlanta-area workshop for several months, so come on down! Date: Saturday, January 24, 2015 Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (Self-Publishing) and 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. (Author Platform) Place: Meeting Room #5, Smyrna Community  […]

Two workshops. One day. One happy author. January 24, 2015 Smyrna Community Center, Room #5 Smyrna, Georgia Part 1: Self-Publishing: Perks, Pitfalls and Process (see description below) Time: 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. For: Writers of all levels and genres (fiction and non-fiction) who are considering self-publishing or weighing their publishing options Cost: $80 Part  […]