Ever since I penned my book, Write Naked, I’ve felt…naked. I’ve shared elements of my life as a writer I’d normally shy away from, but it was important I do what I advised because it made the difference between a good book and a bad book. Well, I think it was a good book. […]

April 21, 2017

“Your Baby Is Ugly!” – Let’s Talk About Horrible Reader Reviews on Your Book…

  Yeah, you can tell by the blog post heading I’m a bit hungover on Easter mimosas, chocolate bunnies, family fun, and my current deadline staring me dead in the face. I’m hoping I haven’t lost you yet so here we go. As my boys grow older, I’m reaching the time when they will officially […]

April 17, 2017

The Easter Bunny, Dreams, and Writing Naked…

Vegas, baby. A dream come true for me. I’ve never been and always wanted to visit the famed Sin City. Now I get to combine it with one of the best conferences of the year – the Romantic Times – where I’ll be able to meet readers, teach workshops, talk on panels, sign books, and […]

April 8, 2016

Vegas, Baby!

As a romance writer, I have received many criticisms and judgments on the type of books I prefer to write. I’ve been teased about the bodice ripper covers, about virgins trembling before bare chested pirates, and about contributing to the depression women feel during their search for Mr. Right because I tended to give them […]

December 18, 2013

Let’s Talk Romance Novels…

When we first bought our house, I was ready to birth my oldest son, and had just gotten married. Three huge events experienced within a twelve month period. That is so me. We needed a house fast. The small brick ranch was perfect. Five rooms. Cozy. Understated. It needed updates but it was all ours. […]

August 7, 2013

Homeward Bound…