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

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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

You Can’t Pour From an Empty Jar – #MFRWauthor

It's Friday again, and that puts us at Week 33 of the Marketing For Romance Authors 52-Week Blog Challenge. This week's prompt is What I Do To Recharge. It's a good topic, I think. As an adult human being, it's far too easy to burn the candle at both ends without fully recharging, Do that … Continue reading You Can’t Pour From an Empty Jar – #MFRWauthor

A Day in the Life of Me! — #MFRWauthor

4 It's week 31 of the Marketing for Romance Writers (MFRW) 52-Week Blog Challenge. (Let's pause here for a moment to be amazed that I've now blogged for 31 straight weeks without missing a single entry. Are you suitably impressed? Good, then let's move on...) This week's prompt is A Day in My Life. Wow. … Continue reading A Day in the Life of Me! — #MFRWauthor

5 Things You Might Not Know About Memphis, Tennessee

My grandkids came to visit for a month this summer. It's the second year in a row we've had a month-long visit, which makes June and July my new favorite months of the year. Part of our new tradition is meeting halfway between our house and theirs, in Memphis, Tennessee. We pick up the kids … Continue reading 5 Things You Might Not Know About Memphis, Tennessee

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

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

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

5 Things You Might Not Know About Montana

I'm celebrating the release of┬áMr. Congeniality on Kindle today. It's a contemporary romance set on the Eagle's Nest Dude Ranch outside fictional Whistle River, Montana. As part of my celebration, I've decided to share five things you may not know about Montana, the state I call home, even though I was born and spent the … Continue reading 5 Things You Might Not Know About Montana