Florida, RWA, and Eye Candy

Posted Jul 24 2017 in , , ,

Hi everyone! As I write this I’m sitting on the sofa of romance writer and one of my besties, Shannon Richard. I’m also plotting an elaborate kidnapping heist to steal her dog, Teddy. My reason for visiting (other than dognapping) is… RWA! If you’re not familiar with the RWA, it stands for Romance Writers of […]

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Write Tip Wednesday: Write It Anyway

Posted Jul 19 2017 in , , ,

Hiya writers! I blew the dust off another blog post from 2010, which is the year I started writing “seriously” and wanted to share it with you today. This one is about how I had trouble creating conflict at first. How difficult it was for me to drag my characters through the muck since I […]

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Teaser Tuesday: Let’s do us

Posted Jul 18 2017 in ,

Happy Teaser Tuesday!   I can’t think of a better teaser to end on for Vince and Jackie. This one is my favorite. The book is one of my all-time favorites. ❤️ Don’t miss this one next week! ❤️ 🍬     Preorder today      xoxo         …

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July Random Roundup

Posted Jul 17 2017 in ,

  I had a bunch of stray bits and pieces of info to share with you all, but none of them fit neatly into one part of the Lemmon 15 (coming Saturday, July 15!). So here they are, your July Random Roundup.   Bloggers & reviewers! Did you know that all of the graphics I […]

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Do You Like Challenges?

Posted Jul 16 2017 in , , , ,

  Originally posted in the July 2017 Lemmon 15. NO BUY JULY This month, the hubs and I are embarking on a “No Buy July” which is a fancy little way for me to say that we’re not buying anything that’s not necessary. Food? Yes. Gas for the car? Yes. That golf club for him and […]

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Lemmondrop Cocktail

Posted Jul 13 2017 in , , ,

*this recipe originally appeared in Loveswept’s newsletter The Smitten Word Lemmondrop Cocktail I was so excited when Loveswept asked me for a cocktail that would complement my upcoming release Eye Candy, that I couldn’t wait to get to taste testing. Thankfully, my former-bartending hubs volunteered (*cough* I asked) to mix up a concoction worthy of […]

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Write Tip Wednesday: Killing Your Darlings

Posted Jul 12 2017 in , , ,

Happy Write Tip Wednesday! Time for a time warp Write Tip from years ago. This one comes to you from 2010! Wow! I like to share these older write tips for a few reasons. 1) They’re a true view of the way I saw life as an aspiring writer. Now published, I talk about writing […]

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“Try Me” Tuesday

Posted Jul 11 2017 in ,

Happy Teaser Tuesday! Is it hot in here? 🔥 YOWZA. 🔥   🍬     Preorder today      xoxo         …

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Harlequin Desire ~ It’s Official!

Posted Jul 10 2017 in , ,

  I’m Expecting! or, well… my Harlequin heroine is 😏 I’m excited to officially announce that I will be publishing three books with Harlequin Desire in 2018! I shared details about book #1 in June’s Lemmon 15 Q&A section. (If you missed it, click the link and scrrroooollll to the bottom.) I’m excited to say that […]

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Write Tip Wednesday: Is Trope a “Four-Letter” Word?

Posted Jul 5 2017 in ,

Let’s talk about trope, baby For today’s Write Tip Wednesday, I’m throwing way back to a guest post I did at The Hot Pink Typewriter with Olivia Miles. (You may know her from her recent Women’s Fiction release One Week to the Wedding.) My advice still stands, and I’d love to hear your favorite tropes […]

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