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

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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”

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

The Day I Got “The Call” — #MFRWauthor

Welcome to Week #45 of the Marketing for Romance Writers 52-Week blog challenge.  This week's prompt is An Unforgettable Day in My Life, which is an easy prompt in some ways since there are many memorable days in anyone's lifetime. Trying to pick just one is a bit of a chore, but since I've written … Continue reading The Day I Got “The Call” — #MFRWauthor

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”

Sit Down, John! #upbeatauthors

It's Monday, which means it's the start of a brand-new work week, and that means another installment of posts from Upbeat Authors. Today's topic My Favorite Historical Figure. Really, I should say figures, plural, because my favorites are a couple. I don't think one could have done what they did without the other. Though I … Continue reading Sit Down, John! #upbeatauthors

He Said, She Said — Favorite Book Quotes #MFRWauthor

Welcome to Week 40 of the Marketing for Romance Writers 52-Week Blog Challenge. This week's prompt is Favorite Book Quotes -- and this may just be the week that finally does me in. It's not that I don't read, it's that I don't remember any quotable quotes from the books I've read over the years. … Continue reading He Said, She Said — Favorite Book Quotes #MFRWauthor

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”

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

A Childhood Pastime – #upbeatauthors

Happy Monday! It's the start of a brand new week. It's going to be a great week, beginning with the solar eclipse today and moving right on through to the end of the week. On Upbeat Authors, our challenge this week is to think about something we enjoyed doing as a child that we commit … Continue reading A Childhood Pastime – #upbeatauthors