Bookstore Romance Day

Today, August 20, is Bookstore Romance Day. For authors of romance books, it’s a day to celebrate this literary genre with stops by local book stores. I’m taking a break now that my new sweet second-chance romance, FEARLESS SUMMER (If you haven’t heard of it yet, you haven’t been reading my blog!), has been out…

Ode to the farmers’ market

“Hi, Mom. What are you doing for dinner tomorrow? Maybe you and Dad would like to come over to my apartment? I just got some beautiful tomatoes and corn.” FEARLESS SUMMER—CHAPTER NINE Don’t you love farmers markets? Do you have a favorite? I do. In my new sweet romance, FEARLESS SUMMER, Charlotte meets Henry and…

FEARLESS SUMMER: My new book is out now!

When NASA’s Wallops Island with it wide open field dotted with impressive satellite dishes appeared on my left, I felt a twinge deep in my belly. It grew stronger as I started across the causeway to Chincoteague Island. That’s how Chapter Three of FEARLESS SUMMER brings Charlotte home to Chincoteague. Seeing the facility that launches…

Once inspired, you gotta perspire

On the twelfth day of Christmas… Having tossed the original idea of the twelve days of Christmas away, I’m counting down the twelve days before Christmas to offer my gratitude for the people and things that make the writing life possible for me. Today it’s perspiration. I don’t know where I sweat more, during Zumba, or when…

A little love for the family

On the fifth day of Christmas… Even though those twelve days are supposed to start on December 25 and run to Epiphany, Jan. 6, I want to offer my gratitude for the people and things that make the writing life possible for me. Today, I’m celebrating my family—and yours. Are you a writer? If you…