Behind the Scenes of “LET IT SNOW”

I guess it's about time to use the random number generator again. I'm picking another book for a behind-the-scenes look at what went in to making the story what it is. Today's random pick is Let it Snow, a contemporary romance novel set in southern Colorado. Number 1: The character of Rick Dennehy came to … Continue reading Behind the Scenes of “LET IT SNOW”

All I Gotta Do is Act Naturally — #MFRWauthor

It's week 20 of the MFRWauthor 52-Week Blog Challenge, and today's prompt is Favorite Books Made Into Movies or My favorite movies inspired by books. It probably would have been easier for me to come up with a list of adaptations I find uninspiring or uninteresting because that list is l-o-n-g (although not nearly s long … Continue reading All I Gotta Do is Act Naturally — #MFRWauthor

5 Things You Might Not Know about Florida’s Gulf Coast

A few months ago, while sitting on a park bench outside a crowded restaurant, it occurred to me that it might be time to write a book set in my new stomping grounds. I mentioned that idea to Older Daughter, who was with me, and within about 45 minutes, we had the germ of an … Continue reading 5 Things You Might Not Know about Florida’s Gulf Coast

I Need a Hero — #MFRWauthor

Welcome to week 19 of the MFRWauthor 52-week Blog challenge. This week's prompt is The ideal romance hero. Obviously, everyone is going to have a different response to this prompt. The infinite variety available is one of the best things about books. Whatever your personal likes or dislikes, your background, your must-haves and your must-never-dos, there's … Continue reading I Need a Hero — #MFRWauthor

Congrats to the Winners

In my April newsletter, I announced that I would be giving away copies of two ebooks (Let it Snow and That Woman in Wyoming) to five lucky winners in time for Mother's Day Congratulations to dianaticic sebarker17 tarmywife2006 louranew debbie.m.mitchell   Check your inbox. Your books should be there. If they're not, check your spam … Continue reading Congrats to the Winners

Behind the Scenes of “PEPPERMINT TWISTED”

Well, here we are, ready for the second installment of Behind the Scenes. I was going to put the names of all my novels into a hat and draw one randomly, but I was feeling much too lazy to do all that work, so I assigned each book a number and used an online random … Continue reading Behind the Scenes of “PEPPERMINT TWISTED”

I Love to Laugh – #MFRWauthor

It's week 18 of the MFRWauthor 52-Week Blog Challenge, and this week's prompt is What Makes Me Laugh Out Loud. I freely admit that I love to laugh. To quote Dolly Parton's character in Steel Magnolias, "Laughter through tears is my favorite emotion," I have been known to burst into song at random times, warbling, "I love … Continue reading I Love to Laugh – #MFRWauthor

Behind the Scenes of “KEEPING HER SAFE”

Readers are always asking authors where ideas for books, characters, and settings come from, and so I'd like to answer a few of those questions. I'd like to promise that each week I'll pick one book at random and give you five pieces of trivia about the book--but I know myself and life too well … Continue reading Behind the Scenes of “KEEPING HER SAFE”

Newsletter is Out & a #giveaway

Just a quick update for those who aren't subscribed to my newsletter: A new issue is out and it includes news about a giveaway for newsletter subscribers.  If you're not subscribed yet, come on over and join us. Click here to access the newsletter and sign up using the link at the bottom.

Oh The Places I’ll Go — #MFRWauthor

It's week 17 of the MFRWauthor Bloghop challenge, and this week's prompt is  Top 5 places I'd like to visit. This one should be fun. I suspect the problem won't be trying to come up with 5 places, but in trying to narrow my extensive list down to only 5 places. There are places I've … Continue reading Oh The Places I’ll Go — #MFRWauthor