Summer Reading Recommendation

I haven’t offered a reading recommendation on my blog in quite some time, but I’m inspired to do so today. I spent the better part of my free time this past weekend reading Elinor Lipman’s On Turpentine Lane. This author had been highly recommended...

Summer Romance Giveaway: 11 Books to One Winner

CONTEST NOW CLOSED  ****  WINNER IS KATHY OSBORN ****** THANKS FOR PLAYING ALONG! Q: What’s more fun to read in the summer than a romance novel? A: How about ELEVEN romance novels? Yes, I’m giving away 11 Kindle ebooks (one for every week) to one lucky winner....

5 Ways to Usher in Summer Fun

WOO HOO, it’s June! Time to enjoy the good weather. Kids love summer because school is out and every day becomes a “play” day. Adults…not so much. We still have work to do, housework to deal with, and all those other responsibilities that kids...

Awards–What Do They Mean?

Yesterday was a monumental day in the world of romance authors, for some more than others. The Romance Writers of America announced the finalists is its annual RITA (published authors) and Golden Heart (unpublished authors) contests. Alas, my books did not make the...

Bad Book vs. Bad Fit

One thing most authors stress about is book reviews: getting them, liking them, ignoring them, and of course, those pesky Goodreads ratings that show up before early review copies of the book have even been made available to anyone! For those who don’t know, the...