Help me finish my new book — #whathappensnext

While we are all on lock-down, I’m writing a book and don’t know how it ends. Jessica starts her new job, a dream job writing for her hometown newspaper, the day the governor enacts stay-at-home orders. So she’ll meet her colleagues on Zoom and conduct her interviews via phone and email. Dan doesn’t even want…

Creativity thrives in time of covid-19

I have heard it said (more than a few times) we’re going to have a baby boom when this is all over. With stay-at-home orders spreading from one coast to the other, I don’t doubt it. And what a wonderful thing. Love in the present and hope in the future! This pandemic is awful. Though…

How do you handle rejection?

I started my day with a rejection letter. It came from a New York agent who had asked me to write and resubmit a few months ago. She said she needed 20,000 more words or she couldn’t sell my book. Encouraged, I tore the thing apart, did a little new research and went deeper in…

Writer’s workshop with Grace Burrowes

BECAUSE OF THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC, THE MARYLAND ROMANCE WRITERS HAVE POSTPONED THIS WORKSHOP.  DETAILS WILL BE ANNOUNCED WHEN IT IT RESCHEDULED. SORRY FOR SUCH DISAPPOINTING NEWS I knew our writing community was lucky to arrange with author Grace Burrowes, a best-selling writer of historical fiction and romance, to speak during a day long Master Class–but now…