A Virtual Reader Community

I’m so excited to be part of a new Facebook group with ten fabulous authors, all of whom write emotional stories of love, family, and friendship. Fiction From The Heart is a vibrant and supportive community for readers who want to discuss books, life, and love....

5 Tips to Renew the Spirit

I’m sure I’m not alone when I say that, at this point in my life, I’m rather depleted–of energy, optimism, and creativity. Why? For the same reasons you are. Too many commitments. Too many horror stories on the news. Too many things I can’t control that,...

My Tribe!

I just returned home from a five-day long Romance Writers of America conference in Orlando. It’s quite shocking, frankly, as I was convinced I would melt in that heat. The trip confirmed, once again, that I could never retire to the Deep South! As always, I...

Inspiration and Creative Expression

People often ask me where I get my story ideas. Some assume they are ripped from the lives of my family and friends, to which I reply, “Of course!” I say this because, in some form, my experiences certainly influence my work. However, I also find inspiration in a good...

5 Things To Do With Your Friends

Being a woman can be hard. A lot is expected of us. Not only do we hold jobs, raise kids, and keep a household running, but we’re expected to do it all with a smile (and to look fit and pretty, too!). It can be daunting at times, which is why it’s so...

A Change of Venue

Who else goes on vacation and wonders why they shouldn’t just up and move to an exotic location? I doubt I’m alone and, if you’d been with my family and me in Turks and Caicos, you might’ve decided to stay there. Vacations are a wonderful way...