Christmas in July

To celebrate the publication of my new Christmas novella, LOVE LETTERS & GINGERBREAD, I’m giving the e-book away. It’s a special promotion, for Christmas in July only! Only through July 31, you can snag your own e-copy. Go here and pick up my book or one of the other 29 sweet, clean Christmas-themed books for sale…

A year of 6 a.m. writing sprints

A year ago today, one of my fellow writers, Kristie Wolf, and I decided to get up at 6 a.m. and spend an hour working on our novels. We called it our “morning sprints” but we really weren’t in a hurry. “Sprint” means more like an exercise to get our creative juices flowing so we…

Book Expo 2019: getting books in readers’ hands

Book Expo, a gigantic marketplace that brings together publishers both big and small, booksellers and librarians, is really designed for the bibliophile. These three groups plot ways to get books into the hands of readers. I went as a writer, with that same view in mind. A writer friend—who is also a literary agent—suggested I…

Join us for a write-in

The Maryland Romance Writers love sharing their love of the process of writing. Our group has decided to spread the love a little further by hosting summer write-ins for our members—and anyone who would like to join us. If you’ve been thinking I’d like to write a novel, a memoir, a short story, a letter…