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Monday Mayhem – Ripples Needed, Apply Here

Posted on May 22, 2017 by   1 Comment | Posted in Blog

The Diamond State Romance Authors met this weekend. As usual, spending time with my writer friends recharged me. This month, we talked about every author’s worst nightmare – PR and publicity. Most people don’t realize that almost all book promotion falls on the author. My publisher will promote the book through their existing networks (which are admittedly [Read more…]

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Monday Mayhem – A trickle to a stream

Posted on May 1, 2017 by   3 Comments | Posted in Blog

There. I typed it. At last. On the piece of…book that’s been giving me fits since November. And how did I get there? By dialing back my ego, essentially shredding large parts of what I have already written for book three, and basically saying enough is enough. Is it done? Not even close. But now I [Read more…]

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Monday Mayhem – Typecasting

Posted on Apr 24, 2017 by   4 Comments | Posted in Blog

Do you have a type? I’m working on Easy Bake Lovin’ (Play Dates #2), and one of the plot points is that the heroine is about as opposite the hero’s usual type. Their attraction stirs some not-so-subtle commentary, which, in turn, leads to hurt feelings and confusion. “Type” seems a shallow plot point on first [Read more…]

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Monday Mayhem – Off to camp I go!

Posted on Apr 10, 2017 by   3 Comments | Posted in Blog

Ha! Not that kind of camp. Anyone who knows me knows that I do not sleep out of doors. Nope, I’m doing Camp NaNoWriMo this month in an effort to get the writing mojo flowing. I cranked out over five thousand words this weekend! Woot! I received a visit from the cover art fairy this [Read more…]

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Monday Mayhem – Take Cover!

Posted on Apr 3, 2017 by   3 Comments | Posted in Blog

Lightning is about to strike again! My 33rd (!) publication – A BOLT FROM THE BLUE – will be released into the wild this week. **** True love, like lightning, never strikes twice—or does it? As a free-spirited young woman, Hope Elliot was desperate to escape her snobbish high society family. So she ran off [Read more…]

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Monday Mayhem – I’ve been up, down, all around…

Posted on Mar 27, 2017 by   4 Comments | Posted in Blog

I’ve been feeling completely unmotivated lately. For most of this year, actually. At first, I didn’t worry about it too much. I’d finished another NaNoWriMo in November. December had been its usual whirlwind, but with the special added bonus of a software conversion and move at the day job. Then January came, and I ran [Read more…]

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Monday Mayhem – Shake it up!

Posted on Feb 13, 2017 by   6 Comments | Posted in Blog

So…life took a couple of turns for me last week. I turned the first book in the new Play Dates (Kensington/Lyrical 2017-2018) series in to my editor, and, I turned in my two-week notice at the day job. While I’d love to say I’ll be writing for a living, that’s not the case…yet. What it came [Read more…]

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Monday Mayhem – Fresh Starts

Posted on Jan 16, 2017 by   3 Comments | Posted in Blog

I’m still working on finishing the draft of Easy Bake Lovin’ (Play Dates #2), but with the start of the Build a Book 365 day challenge I gave myself permission to play with one of the Silver Fox ideas I have rattling around in my head. Meet Leonardo Sbaraglia. He doesn’t know it, but he’s currently [Read more…]

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Monday Mayhem – My stories, at the core

Posted on Jan 9, 2017 by   1 Comment | Posted in Blog

Last week, I asked what you expect when you open one of my books. Your responses were so moving. Thank you. You let me know that I am indeed already hitting some of the key points in what I want to write. I spent a lot of time in 2016 examining my work, and trying [Read more…]

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