Behind the Scenes of “Arsenic and Old Cake”

It's been a while since I've written a "Behind the Scenes" blog post, so I decided this morning it was time to log into the random number generator and pick a book. I was kind of excited to see that I landed on Arsenic and Old Cake because I had a lot of fun writing … Continue reading Behind the Scenes of “Arsenic and Old Cake”

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Behind the Scenes of “CHRISTMAS HOMECOMING”

It's time for another installment of "Behind the Scenes," not for any specific reason, but because it just feels like time to me. And because this is my blog and I make the rules, it's time. I picked today's book, as I always do, by using a random number generator, and today's choice is Christmas … Continue reading Behind the Scenes of “CHRISTMAS HOMECOMING”

Behind the Scenes of “THAT WOMAN IN WYOMING”

This is a busy week here on the blog. I'm just popping in to let you know that I'm blogging at the Write Way Cafe today, sharing some insight into the writing of That Woman in Wyoming. Come on over if you have a minute and say hello!  You'll find my post here:

Behind the Scenes of “REBEL WITHOUT A CAKE”

I logged in to the random number generator this morning and had it pick a book for today's blog post. Its selection? Rebel Without a Cake, the fifth book in the Piece of Cake mystery series I wrote under the pseudonym Jacklyn Brady. I had a great time writing Rebel Without a Cake. In fact, it was … Continue reading Behind the Scenes of “REBEL WITHOUT A CAKE”

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”

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”

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”