What I Would Do If I Couldn’t Write — #MFRWauthor Week 4

Welcome to Week#4 of the Marketing for Romance Writers blog challenge for 2018. This week's prompt is: What I Would Do if I Couldn't Be a Writer. Before I get started, maybe I should explain my blog post title from last week since apparently I confused a lot of people. And here I was thinking … Continue reading What I Would Do If I Couldn’t Write — #MFRWauthor Week 4

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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

When One Door Closes… #upbeatauthors

Back in 2008, my youngest daughter and her husband packed up everything they owned and moved from Utah, where we had all been living in close proximity to one another, to Florida, something like 25 gazillion miles away. They hadn't been married all that long, so my son-in-law was still something of an unknown commodity … Continue reading When One Door Closes… #upbeatauthors

Bragging Rights – #MFRWauthor

Good morning and welcome to week 46 of the Marketing for Romance Writers 52-Week Blog Challenge. This week's prompt is Let Me Brag For a Moment. I'm really uncomfortable with blatant self-promotion, so the only reason I'm writing a blog post this week is that I've hung in there for 45 weeks before this one, and … Continue reading Bragging Rights – #MFRWauthor

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

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

The Words I Live By — #MFRWauthor

Happy Friday! It's time for another installment of the Marketing for Romance Authors 52-Week Blog Challenge. This week's prompt is The Words I Live By. This is actually a topic I've thought about before. Several years ago, while working on my writing workshop about characterization, I realized that in order to really understand a character, … Continue reading The Words I Live By — #MFRWauthor

5 Things You Might Not Know About Autumn

Happy fall, y'all! It's officially autumn now, which means nobody can roll their eyes at all the fall leaf pictures popping up on the internet these days. If you're a pumpkin spice fan, you're no doubt in heaven, and those of you in colder climates can look forward to cool, crisp temperatures and changing leaves. … Continue reading 5 Things You Might Not Know About Autumn

Seasons Come and Seasons Go — #MFRWauthor

Welcome! It's Friday, and around here that means another installment of the Marketing for Romance Authors 52-week blog challenge. It's week 38, so we're closing in on the finish line. Back in January, I wasn't sure I'd make it this far, but its actually been quite a lot of fun. This week's prompt is The … Continue reading Seasons Come and Seasons Go — #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”