Mood boards and such

Did you know I'm on Pinterest? Click here to see all the currently public boards.    When I'm writing a first draft, I don't often utilize mood boards. I have a clear picture in my head and seeing other images distracts me from the story. I often save specific links for research, but it's not … Continue reading Mood boards and such

Psst… Ready for a cover reveal?

I'm delighted to share the cover for my latest sweet romance from The Wild Rose Press, Love Overboard.  The story in a nutshell: Fake Amnesia + Dream Vacation + Right Place /(Wrong Time) Forced to share a stateroom with her ex-fiancé, Caitlyn fakes amnesia to stay on board her dream Alaskan cruise. Torn over deciding his … Continue reading Psst… Ready for a cover reveal?

The number one reason I put down a book (and DNF)

TIME MATH Let me explain... ***DISCLAIMER: Some Game of Thrones spoilers if you've been living under a rock. Also, I'm a casual fan--not an avid reader of the series. I'm discussing the TV show here. Story is story. My "problems" apply to any story--be it novel, movie, podcast, TV. Leading up to the Game of … Continue reading The number one reason I put down a book (and DNF)

#WisRWA Write Touch Conference Recap

Last weekend, I attended the Wisconsin Romance Writer's bi-annual conference. Held in Milwaukee (this year), I left the Chicago suburbs on Thursday afternoon and returned Sunday late morning. I've been to several romance writing conferences (both National and local). I had an idea of what to expect. Every experience has been a chance to learn … Continue reading #WisRWA Write Touch Conference Recap

How I fared in the first three months of 2019

Good morning! I started keeping track of the words written every day in 2018. It's illuminating to see how much (or how little) I've been able to craft at any moment. In January, February, and March, however, I had a hard time keeping track of daily wordcounts, because I was mostly not creating something brand … Continue reading How I fared in the first three months of 2019