It’s My Favorite – #MFRWauthor Week 1

Happy New Year and welcome to a whole new blogging challenge. We had so much fun participating in the Marketing for Romance Writers 52-Week Blogging Challenge in 2017, a bunch of us wanted to keep going. So here we are at the start of a brand-new year. This week's prompt: Favorite Thing I've Written -- … Continue reading It’s My Favorite – #MFRWauthor Week 1

My Resolutions for 2018 — #MFRWauthor

Happy Friday, everyone!  It's the last Friday of 2017, and the last week of the Marketing for Romance Writers 52-Week Blog Challenge. Oh yeah! I made it all the way to the end. 52 posts without missing one. I'm doing an internal happy dance as I write this. This week's prompt is (can you guess?) … Continue reading My Resolutions for 2018 — #MFRWauthor

If You Want My Advice… — #MFRWauthor

Hello and Happy Friday! It's ween 51 of the Marketing for Romance Writers 52-week blog challenge, and this week's prompt is Advice to New Authors. Well, okay, but remember, you asked for it. The advice I'd give new authors today is vastly different from the advice I would have given twenty years ago. Back then, … Continue reading If You Want My Advice… — #MFRWauthor

My Biggest Accomplishments So Far — #MFRWauthor

Welcome to week #50 of the Marketing for Romance Writers 52-week blog challenge. Tis week's prompt is My Biggest Accomplishments, a theme that makes me say, "Ugh." As I mentioned in week 46. I'm not really comfortable tooting my own horn. In fact, I really dislike doing it. But I'm determined to see this thing … Continue reading My Biggest Accomplishments So Far — #MFRWauthor

Behind the Scenes of “The Cakes of Monte Cristo”

This morning I realized that it's been a little while since I took readers behind the scenes of one of my books, so I clicked right over to the random number generator and up popped #21, which just happened to be assigned to The Cakes of Monte Cristo. This random selection made me happy because … Continue reading Behind the Scenes of “The Cakes of Monte Cristo”

My Green-Onion Cheese Ball Recipe for the Holidays — #MFRWauthor

Hello, and welcome to week 49 of the Marketing for Romance Writers 52-week blog challenge. Let's all take a moment to express our absolute amazement that I have still not missed a week. Honestly, it's like a little miracle. With just three weeks left to go, I'm determined to make it to the end successfully. … Continue reading My Green-Onion Cheese Ball Recipe for the Holidays — #MFRWauthor

16 Books Just 99 Cents Each

  Happy Holidays, everyone! In case you haven't heard, I've recently lowered the price on 16 full-length novels from my backlist on Kindle to just 99⊄each. I'm going to leave them at that price at least until the end of the year, (and, to be perfectly honest--no sense playing coy--if the response is good, I … Continue reading 16 Books Just 99 Cents Each

Please Don’t Ask if I’m Ready for Christmas

We all know--or should know--that this is a difficult time of year for some people. We hear--or should hear--the advice to be sensitive to what others are going through. Unfortunately,  even some people who dish out the advice sometimes inadvertently say something insensitive. It happens. Were only human, after all. We occasionally say the wrong … Continue reading Please Don’t Ask if I’m Ready for Christmas

5 Items on my Life List — #MFRWauthor

Happy Friday! It's week #48 of the Marketing for Romance Writers' 52-Week Blog Challenge, and so far I've managed to post every week. If you're not amazed by that, you probably ought to be. I haven't always been the most reliable when it comes to posting regularly, mostly because I can't think of things to … Continue reading 5 Items on my Life List — #MFRWauthor

A Song That Makes Me Happy — #upbeatauthors

It's Monday, the start of another full work-week after the holiday here in the US. Even though I work from home, I do try to take holidays off these days--something I didn't do in the early stages of my career. Back then, I worked every day, rain, shine, or holiday. I reached a critical stage … Continue reading A Song That Makes Me Happy — #upbeatauthors