Seasons Come and Seasons Go — #MFRWauthor

Welcome! It's Friday, and around here that means another installment of the Marketing for Romance Authors 52-week blog challenge. It's week 38, so we're closing in on the finish line. Back in January, I wasn't sure I'd make it this far, but its actually been quite a lot of fun. This week's prompt is The … Continue reading Seasons Come and Seasons Go — #MFRWauthor

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Behind the Scenes of “NO PLACE LIKE HOME”

I'm back for another installment of Behind the Scenes, this time talking about No Place Like Home is the second book in the Fred Vickery Mystery series. Fred's son, Douglas, returns to Cutler for a visit, but Fred soon realizes that Douglas isn't interested in catching up with him. He's come home, chasing his ex-wife, … Continue reading Behind the Scenes of “NO PLACE LIKE HOME”

Congratulations to the Winners!

In this month's newsletter, I announced that I would be giving away copies of Mr. Congeniality to two lucky readers who were subscribed to my newsletter mailing list. Winners were picked yesterday, by random draw, and the books sent out today.   Congratulations to sorryq and to Susan.f.a.... Check your email in boxes. The books … Continue reading Congratulations to the Winners!

5 Keys To My Heart — #MFRWauthor

It's Friday! Time for another installment of the Marketing for Romance Writers 52-Week Blog Challenge. It's week 37, and this week's prompt is Five Ways to Win My Heart. I have to say one thing about the prompts MFRW has given us: they almost always make me think. I can think of a couple of … Continue reading 5 Keys To My Heart — #MFRWauthor

5 Things You Might Not Know About the Giant Panda

Does this topic feel random to you? Something that came out of nowhere and without warning. Well...it is. Kind of. I'm not researching the topic for a book...yet. I haven't written a book involving a Giant Panda...yet. But that's not to say I won't someday. The thing is, I adore the Giant Panda. If a … Continue reading 5 Things You Might Not Know About the Giant Panda

You Should Never Be Too Busy To…#upbeatuthors

Happy Monday! It's the start of a brand-new week, and that means a new topic for #UpbeatAuthors. I've been staring at this week's topic for a while now, wondering what one thing I would pick to fill in the blank here. Over the years, I've met many writers who start volunteering in their local writer's … Continue reading You Should Never Be Too Busy To…#upbeatuthors

Time Keeps on Slipping — #MFRWauthor

Happy Friday, everybody! It's week 36 of the Marketing for Romance Writers 52--Week Blog Challenge and today's topic is Managing My Writing Time. This week's post is going to have to be short and sweet. The power cord on my laptop has died, and I have very little battery life left. I ordered a new … Continue reading Time Keeps on Slipping — #MFRWauthor

What Bad Habits? #MFRWauthor

It's week 35 (can you believe it?) of the Marketing for Romance Writers 52-week blog challenge, and this week's topic is My Bad Habits. Like I'd share my bad habits with the world if I even had any, right? I don't have bad habits. I mean, not all of my habits are good, but they're … Continue reading What Bad Habits? #MFRWauthor

5 Places I’ve Found Inspiration for Stories — #upbeatauthors

Writers are often asked where they get the ideas for their stories. Readers are genuinely curious, but writers sometimes have a tough time answering that question. Some stories come into your head with a bang! and some arrive kicking and screaming. Every book is different. Some ideas pop into a writer's head after overhearing a … Continue reading 5 Places I’ve Found Inspiration for Stories — #upbeatauthors

The Doors We Open and Close – #MFRWauthor

It's Friday. Week 34 of the Marketing for Romance Authors 52-week blog challenge, and this week our prompt is Open Doors or Closed Doors? Terrific. I have no idea what that prompt means. Is it asking whether I prefer to work with the door to my office open or closed? Is it asking if I … Continue reading The Doors We Open and Close – #MFRWauthor