The Most Wonderful Time of the Year — #MFRWauthor

It's Friday, which means it's time for another installment of the MFRWauthor 52-Week Blog Challenge. This week's prompt is: My Favorite Holiday. Frankly, I wish I'd faced this challenge a few years ago, back when I still lived near family and felt a bit more enthusiastic about holidays in general. Now that I live 900 … Continue reading The Most Wonderful Time of the Year — #MFRWauthor

The Joy in Simple Things — #UpbeatAuthors

For the past few years, I've been actively trying to avoid negativity in my life and to focus on the positive. It's not always easy, but I have found that it becomes easier with practice. When my friend, Trish Milburn, decided to create a group of authors committed to focusing on positive things, I jumped … Continue reading The Joy in Simple Things — #UpbeatAuthors

Ask a Question, But Never Answer It — #MFRWauthor

It's week 28 of the MFRWauthor 52-Week Blog Challenge, and this week's prompt is it's a Life Lessons in My Books. I love this topic, I just wish I had more time to work on it. With a house still full of grandkids and half a dozen projects in various stages, I'm having a tough … Continue reading Ask a Question, But Never Answer It — #MFRWauthor

A Sight for Sore Eyes — #MFRWauthor

It's Friday. and that means another installment of the MFRWauthor 52-week blog challenge. It's week 27, which means we'll be running downhill from this point on. This week's prompt is The Most Beautiful Place I've Been. I suspect we'll see a lot of variety in this week's bloghop since beauty is such a subjective thing. … Continue reading A Sight for Sore Eyes — #MFRWauthor

Just Ask Me Why I Breathe — #MFRWauthor

Welcome to week 26 of the MFRWauthor 52-Week Blogging challenge. We're halfway through the year already, can you believe it? Today's prompt is Why I Write and I'm serious when I say you might as well just ask me why I breathe. The answers would be the same. But let me see if I can … Continue reading Just Ask Me Why I Breathe — #MFRWauthor

A Favorite Book is Like an Old Friend – #MFRWauthor

Happy Friday! It's Week 25 of the MFRWauthor 52-Week Blog Challenge, and this week's prompt is Favorite Books to Read. My question for you is: how much time do you have? Because asking authors or any other voracious reader about their favorite books is...well, it could make for some long (but extremely interesting) posts. I'm … Continue reading A Favorite Book is Like an Old Friend – #MFRWauthor

I’ll Have a Little of This and a Side of That — #MFRWauthor

Good Friday morning! It's time for another installment of the Marketing For Romance Writers (MFRW) 52-Week Blog Challenge. This is week #24, and our prompt is; If I Could Eat One Last Meal... I've been thinking about this one on and off all week, mostly because I don't have just one favorite meal, so how … Continue reading I’ll Have a Little of This and a Side of That — #MFRWauthor

5 Things You Might Not Know About June

I'm sure you've all noticed that we're nearing the middle of the month of June. Well, if you're a writer on a very tight deadline you might not have noticed, but probably everyone else has. Because I'm gearing up for a month-long visit from my grandkids (yay!) and I'm suffering from short-timer's disease (a month's … Continue reading 5 Things You Might Not Know About June

Too Many Words? Too Few? — #MFRWauthor

Good morning, world. It's Friday, which means it's time for another entry in the MFRWauthor 52-Week Blogging Challenge. It's week 23, and our prompt is: Word Counts Matter...How Much? How Often? So yeah. Word counts. They are the bane of my existence and the love of my life. They matter--to publishers who are trying to … Continue reading Too Many Words? Too Few? — #MFRWauthor

13 Things That Begin With X, Y or Z

I've been practicing my procrastination skills with this blog post. Coming up with 13 things even remotely attached to my life that begin with these three letters feels like an impossible task, and so I've been avoiding it. But while I'm adept at procrastination, I also, eventually, get around to fulfilling my obligations, even if … Continue reading 13 Things That Begin With X, Y or Z