“Colando’s prose is energetic in style and often musical in tone, displaying a keen awareness of image and rhythm… The Winner’s Circle is a stylish, comic tale about unexpected changes in life.”

Who wrote this, you ask? My mother, my husband, my best friends?

Nope, folks. Kirkus Reviews wrote that.

Praise for my prose from an anonymous, amazing publishing industry source who read my entire book! Cover-to-cover, without prompt, the reviewer digested it and spun this out.

Unbidden, unlaced with marijuana, cash, or another form of bribe. A miracle, a mystery, and a gift.

Well, not so much a gift, but a blue ribbon – Grand Champion at the state fair, a kudo used to matter very, very much to me.

Call it an acknowledgment, a nod to the effort I’ve made. The investment I have made to improve. Classes online and at LAX. PFL and about 5 other critique groups. Weekly blogs since 2012 – writing, writing, writing. Writing until my brain bleeds and my fingers ache. Oh, and don’t forget the butt spread from keeping it glued to the chair 😉

PJ’s prose is comedy and satire with a literary bent. She writes funny is every sense of the word – and she is having a blast!

Ask me how I know…

And, yes, I’m feeling stylish today 😉 As if I won the lottery.

However, there’s always tomorrow and the day after that. And for that, I have a group: