Enduring Art and The Power of Creativity for Happiness

I have a favorite author that I almost never recommend to people because I’m not sure my taste will run the same as other people’s. Anthony Trollope wrote 84 novels in his day, the Victorian era. He was a contemporary of Dickens, and like Dickens, had his work serialized in newspapers, vast sweeping plots, with […]

Why I Write WHAT I Write

I want to share something, and I hope it’s taken in the spirit I intend. There have been days when I’ve been down, or that I’ve thought maybe the genre I write in is not as “important” as other genres. Then last month, I took a writing workshop from Joshua Perkey where I was encouraged to […]

Well, This is Awesome: $50 Gift Card

Well, This is Awesome: $50 Gift Card

It’s FALL! Time to curl up on your autumn sofa with a steaming cup and escape! If you’re a romance reader, and you want to find a new author to love but you don’t want to expend much RISK, here’s an awesome author cross-promo I joined. It’s called… FALLING IN LOVE! I, personally, can easily […]

Finishing The WIP

Today I’m telling myself that this, THIS is the day that I’m going to finish the edit of my work in progress, a third installment for the Billionaire Makeover Romance series. It’s been such a fun book to write, and it’s one I’ve had in my head for years, so it’s fun to finally see […]

Why I Spend the Money to Go to Writing Conferences

This week is one of my favorite weeks of the year. For a writer, Conference Week is almost like Christmas. There are friends, laughter, good food, and dress-up events—not to mention all the learning and networking that take place. I try to attend two writing events each year to improve my craft of writing. This […]