Surrender to Ruin is back from my trusted first pass reader. I’ll be diving into some revisions before it goes off to my editor.
I was writing and then I needed to know some details about food in the Regency and so, off to Google Books Advanced Search. . . . two hours later . . . I came across an interesting recipe for bread pudding, which I happen to love. Bread pudding Take the crumb of a […]
For people worried about losing their soon to be delivered Apple wireless earbuds, I HAVE SOLVED THIS PROBLEM in what I think is a truly elegant manner. Here’s the “In” position: Pretty much genius, am I right? Save
Some of you may know that two years I was elected as to sit as a Director at Large on the RWA National Board. I’m running for re-election. For interested members, here’s a little more about me and my feelings about publishing and RWA. I’ve been publishing Romance since 1987. I’ve traditionally published and now […]
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People, I’m calling it. Surrender To Ruin is done enough to stick a fork in it. I’ve sent it to my critique partner for a read.
Romance Dog Needs Name In Surrender to Ruin, there is a dog that needs a name. At the moment, I am calling her Princess, but I’m not totally happy with that name. What should I name this dog? Or should I keep the name Princess? About The Dog She is obviously progeny of Roger, the […]
Historical Romance Sale! I put together a boxed set of three of my historical romances, and right now for a limited time, the boxed set is on sale for $0.99. That’s three full-length historical romances for one low price! Because you guys are my favorites. The price is good pretty much everywhere. Go forth and […]
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Sally Jenkins over at the Wapo just blew my mind with this article about the 2016 Summer Olympics. The minute I read about NBC’s plan to time delay on the west coast (where I happen to live) I knew I wouldn’t bother watching. I was already pretty sure I wouldn’t because the last few Olympics […]
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Gold Medal: Worst Blog Title Ever! Yes, I am still working on Surrender to Ruin. I’m in the weeds with the machete. This is a normal part of my process. The middle is solid, and per usual, I haven’t written the last chapter yet. Those closing chapters will go very very quickly when I get […]
I’ve posted before before, before, before, about being a seat of the pants writer and how often people who plot get pantsing wrong. Sigh. Understandably, of course, since it’s not something that works for them. But I’m pretty tired of hearing the same old “If you plot in advance, you’ll save so much time and […]