Waiting for Paint to Dry

a novel by Lia Mack

A late coming of age story that reminds us of a simple truth:
run from something long enough, it can consume your life.

"Forward motion only, Matty."

Coming April 2015, from Pen L

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Meet Lia Mack

Lia MackHello! I'm Lia Mack, debut author of the highly anticipated novel WAITING FOR PAINT TO DRY (Pen L, April 2015.)

I like to write fiction that travels the line between everyday life and the extreme challenges we must face.

And you can believe what they say about me: I'm a sucker for the happily ever after. I'll admit it. I'm a love junkie.

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from my blog…


Running in the Cold… Yes you can! (and what to wear…)

A few people would look at you as if you’re crazy if you asked them to go running. Some others would stare at you like you’d lost your mind if you asked them to go running – outside – during the winter. And most would probably have to hold themselves back from committing you if you […]


Food Snobbery on a Budget… How to Buy and Eat GOOD Food on a Budget

this post also appeared on the “The Green Mamas” blog Hi, my name is Lia Jean Green bean-eating-machine Mack, and I’m a food snob. I blame my parents for having us live in Italy for three years while I was growing up. Every Friday morning, the town we lived in held an open air market […]


When a Child Looses a Friend… Bereavement for Kids

A few years back my beautiful sister-in-law sent me a book, The Fall of Freddie the Leaf, to help me with the loss of someone very special. Although it was a child’s book, I did find it sweet and welcoming in my time of need. And when I had my own children, I kept the […]

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