All About Carly

Carly Phillips would like to take 100% credit for all her stories but the truth is, Carly's strength is writing family, emotion, funky elderly people and animals. She couldn't plot her way out of a paper bag, which is why she smartly found her plotmonkey pals early on in her writing career. Thanks to their support, Carly is now a NYT Bestselling author of 23 plus novels. Because writing doesn't keep her busy enough, Carly is also a wife, a mother of one preteen and one teenage daughter, the primary care giver of her soft coated Wheaten terrier and an expert carpool mom.

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Blog Posts from Carly

So Long …

Posted by Carly at Jan 1, 2014 6:00 am

“I’m so glad we had this time together Just to have a laugh or sing a song Seems we just get started and before you know it Comes the time we have to say, “So long.”< Sung by Carol Burnett at the close of THE CAROL BURNETT SHOW each night. At the close of each […]


Best of Carly

Posted by Carly at Dec 26, 2013 6:00 am

For me, winding up the blog isn’t just about having nothing more to say.  Truth is, as evidenced by my many many Facebook posts, I can chat up a storm online.  It’s about focus and where to put it in this crazy era of so many outlets for people and their time.  With each of […]


Random Thought

Posted by Carly at Dec 19, 2013 6:49 am

Last night I was packing for a trip and I started to clean out the “medicine” cabinet. I’d say we all have one, but I’m thinking I’m kinda extreme. Anyway, I could swear I do periodic scanning and tossing of things, but I got to doing a full out exam of all bottles in there […]


College Process

Posted by Carly at Dec 17, 2013 9:55 am

I’m going to be short and brief today … in for Leslie. I just want to say I am tortured, tortured by my daughter not hearing from her college choice and other kids in her school getting in to same college, whose applications went in way later. No news is good news doesn’t help when […]


What are you Reading?

Posted by Carly at Dec 14, 2013 8:50 am

Hey, all! What are you reading this week? I’ve been so busy I haven’t gotten to any new books, so I’m relying on you! WHAT ARE YOU READING?