Happy Friday, my lovelies! I hope everyone is enjoying the beginning of Fall. Over here in my household, we’ve already decorated for Halloween, burnt pumpkin spice candles, and went on some long walks to enjoy the turning foliage. But what I’m truly thrilled to share with you is my newest release for writers: Write True: […]

October 9, 2020

My New Book is Finally Here!

My muse loves to play games with me. In the beginning, we have a firm word count in mind. And then we begin negotiations. Muse: I don’t want to write this book. It was a mistake. Me: It’s too late now, we have to make it work. It’s only a novella. We need 30K. Muse: […]

June 23, 2020

A Day in the Life of my Muse…

I just watched Frozen 2 with my boys this past weekend. I laughed. I cried. I swooned. I sighed. And I realized I loved this sequel better than the first. I went with my husband, sister in law, and my two boys. They all disagreed with me and said the first one was a lot […]

December 3, 2019

The Top Five Reasons Frozen 2 Illustrates How to Write a Better Romance Novel

A Star is Born is the best movie of the year. In my opinion, of course. Besides the acting and the music, there were themes that resonated with me as a creative artist. The most moving was the speech Sam Elliot gave to Lady GaGa when he was speaking about music. Here it is -give […]

October 17, 2018

A Writer’s Perspective on Story…

  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…