Summer is winding down for my kids and we are spending one last week at the beach. I'm ready for back to school and schedules so I can get back into the swing of consistent writing time. But, I never regret time spent together. And luckily, have laptop will travel. I've learned over the past … Continue reading Working Vacation
I'm excited to pull back the curtain on one of the "behind the scenes" changes I've been mentioning in recent months. From now on, my pen name will be Rachelle Paige Campbell. After a lot of careful consideration, I've decided to move forward as Rachelle Paige Campbell to help differentiate my novels. I write feel-good, … Continue reading What’s in a (pen) name?
It's no secret, I love writing conferences. I've been lucky to attend RWA nationals in 2016 and 2017. This year, I'm thrilled to be attending Chicago North RWA's Spring Fling. I registered as soon as I could back in the fall. Workshops, networking, and--gotta be honest--a couple nights in a hotel room alone help recharge … Continue reading Excited for #CNSF2018
2018 is off to a great start! This year, I decided to track the words I'm writing in a spreadsheet. I love the NaNoWriMo programs but was curious about how productive I am the rest of the year. So far, from January 1st through March 31st, I've written 89,265 words (not including edits). I'm feeling … Continue reading How many words so far?
Sorry for the silence. Winter is a season of long nights, dreary days, afternoon coffee, and lots of writing. I try to stay consistent with my projects year-round. But something about the winter (maybe being trapped indoors and dreaming of escape?) inspires me to work hard. I'm editing a project and am so excited to … Continue reading Springing forward!
I've been fascinated watching the tiny house movement from the sidelines. Let me be frank: I need space. I lived in studio apartments when I first moved to Chicago, which is fine for one person. The minute I moved into a two-bedroom condo, however, I started shutting the door just because I could. I like … Continue reading Tiny Houses: yay or nay?
Hi everyone, I'm delighted to share that I've been invited to participate in Round Lake Area Public Library's Creative Romance program. Join me and other local romance authors as we discuss fun and flirty ideas to show that special someone how you feel. I hope you can come out, I'd love to say hello! Tuesday, … Continue reading Hang out with me and get creative ideas for the most romantic month of the year