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

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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

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

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

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

Tell Me a Story. Any Story — #MFRWauthor

It's week 30 of the MFRWauthor 52 Week Blog Challenge, and this week's topic is books: Paperback, ebook, or audio? Honestly, for me, it doesn't matter. I love stories. I don't care what medium a storyteller chooses to use. I love books, I love movies, I love TV, I love hearing someone tell a story … Continue reading Tell Me a Story. Any Story — #MFRWauthor

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

Too Many Words? Too Few? — #MFRWauthor

Good morning, world. It's Friday, which means it's time for another entry in the MFRWauthor 52-Week Blogging Challenge. It's week 23, and our prompt is: Word Counts Matter...How Much? How Often? So yeah. Word counts. They are the bane of my existence and the love of my life. They matter--to publishers who are trying to … Continue reading Too Many Words? Too Few? — #MFRWauthor

I Can’t Stand it When… #MFRWauthor

It's Friday, and that means it's week 22 of the MFRWauthor 52-week blog challenge. This week's prompt is  My pet peeve in a book. I'm a demanding reader. I'm going to admit that right off the bat. I think I always have been in some ways. Becoming a writer has, I think, made me even … Continue reading I Can’t Stand it When… #MFRWauthor

I Need a Hero — #MFRWauthor

Welcome to week 19 of the MFRWauthor 52-week Blog challenge. This week's prompt is The ideal romance hero. Obviously, everyone is going to have a different response to this prompt. The infinite variety available is one of the best things about books. Whatever your personal likes or dislikes, your background, your must-haves and your must-never-dos, there's … Continue reading I Need a Hero — #MFRWauthor