Tag Archives: historical fiction

Judgmental People

Given my hiatus from blogging, I hope you don’t faint because I’m posting twice in a matter of days. But I can’t help it. After reading an article about the photo shoot of a newly engaged couple. The scantily clad … Continue reading

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A Cheap Date

Date nights can be a challenge in this economy.  The cost of living means a good restaurant meal can cost an arm and a leg. And something as simple as going to see a movie? Yikes! If you buy a … Continue reading

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Excerpts and Updates

In trying to get back into the habit of blogging again, I thought I’d share another short excerpt, another song from my writing playlist, though tonight I’m revising an outline. It’s always interesting when you’re partway through a story and … Continue reading

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Roommates or Lovers?

I have a question for you.  It doesn’t matter if you’re a guy (Romeo) or a gal (Juliet).  What I’d like to know is this – how are your romantic gestures being received?  Are you even making romantic gestures? If grades were … Continue reading

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A Very Special Offer!

Over the years, I’ve found that when you work from home, the people in  your life tend to think you’re not really working. How can it be a real job if you’re not punching a time clock? And if it’s … Continue reading

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A Little Nervous – and a Lot Excited!

A few weeks ago, fellow author Ruth Ann Nordin invited me to be part of a project for next year. A project that involves mail-order brides in the 1800s. Of course I said yes! And then I said, “yikes!”  I’ve … Continue reading

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3 Really Good Romantic Movies!

What makes a movie romantic?  What is it that draws us in and keeps us glued to our seats, mindlessly munching buttery, artery clogging popcorn as we wait, breathlessly, for that final ‘aw’ inspiring scene?  That moment we know our … Continue reading

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Overdo Makeovers

Yes, everyone, makeovers. When people tell you that your 2010s romance novels look like throwbacks to the 80s, it’s time to do something about it. So I did – and I’m excited to introduce you to the new Coach’s Boys covers! They’ll … Continue reading

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Profile 3: Elaine Marie Lawson

As I explained in my post on Friday, this profile is about two weeks late but I hope you’ll still enjoy Lainey’s profile. She was an easy character to come up with because she’s every girl in developed countries rolled … Continue reading

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Trying Something New

In the past five years or so, my blog posts have been all over the map – from a toothache to health issues to the occasional movie review to my septic tank …  usually though, they’re not related to writing. … Continue reading

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