To the question, 'when is your next book coming out?' Or the one that goes, 'are you still writing?' And of course the, 'how is your first book doing?' Well? The honest answers are, "I'm not sure" "Um...." And, "Okay?" The better question should probably be, what happened with your writing? And THAT answer is...life.… Continue reading Life…
August 5th, 2019 will always hold a special place in this writer's heart. An author has only one debut book, and the release of A HEART'S DESIGN was definitely exciting. (If not a bit scary...) But, if I'm going to be completely honest, August 13th--the night of my launch party--will always be the absolute highlight… Continue reading Launch Party!
Writers get asked a lot of questions. Where do you get your ideas? How many stories have you written? How much do you make on your books? (Um, probably don't ask that one, LOL.) Are you published? And so on... But the one I get asked the most is how long it took to write… Continue reading Timeline: The Makings of a Sweet Romance
If you are a writer, chances are you've attended a writing conference or two. These are conferences dedicated to helping a writer hone their craft as well as create opportunities to make connections with other writers, industry specialists, agents, editors, and so on. If you are a writer, chances are you also have a favorite… Continue reading Another Storymakers in the Books!
My publishing journey got a little more real on Thursday! Rhonda Penders, President and Editor-in-Chief at The Wild Rose Press, held a dinner for her authors in the area. It was such an incredible experience to sit with her and Lisa Dawn (Marketing) and gain better insight into the work they do. But most of… Continue reading My Publishing Family
First. I HAVE EXCITING NEWS!!! A Heart's Design, my adult sweet contemporary romance, has been picked up by The Wild Rose Press for publication!!! I am beyond thrilled! And I may have spent the past several days dancing around the house and making my family celebrate with me! Now, not only do I love the… Continue reading Milestones, Musings, and Celebrations!
Once upon a twenty-something-year-old's life, a girl decided to write a book. It had love, swoony kisses, a little bit of angst. And it was perfect. Her mom even said so. But, alas, she decided to put her secret project away to raise some dang cute kids (along with her dang cute husband.) Fast forward… Continue reading My Wonderfully Crazy Writerly Life