Category Archives: Romance Writers in the Wild

How To Be A Hooker

The theme of last weekend’s RWA meeting was “Creating a Strong Story Hook.” The entirely delightful Debbie Decker taught the class, and she gave a lot of great examples of stories that began with a great hook and don’t let you go. … Continue reading

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Indie Authors I Love: R.A. Roque

Why do I love R.A. Roque? First: she lives in Canada, and said I can come live with her if The Devil Incarnate is elected next week. Second: she homeschools four kids AND writes romance, like me, so hashtag twinsies. … Continue reading

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Indie Authors I Love: B.A. Erickson

Beth Erickson is another friend I met in Austin (do all writers live in Austin? Should I move?) She writes absolutely gorgeous romantic suspense books, and she hosts a podcast about writing, and I did a little back flip* when … Continue reading

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Indie Authors I Love: Jordan L. Hawk

I met Jordan L. Hawk when we ate dessert together at a bar in Austin. (Note: I was going to write ‘when we shared dessert at a bar in Austin.’ But seriously. When have I ever shared a dessert??) When … Continue reading

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Adjectives, Trader Joe’s, and Succulent Jellyfish.

  Before I forget: if you are going to be in Southern California this Sunday afternoon, I will be at the Ripped Bodice reading and signing Moonstone Heart. Also reading this Sunday:  Ann Royal Nicholas, Sarah Vance Tompkins, and Christine … Continue reading

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Romance Writers of America

Get ready, because this blog post is going to blow up your reading list. Last week I had the great and terrifying pleasure of attending the Romance Writers of America National Conference. There is such a wide range of romance … Continue reading

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Published!

  Last night I gathered some of my favorite people (hubby, kids, Riley and her family) and we ate dinner together and opened some champagne.  My daughter made lemon cake.  Then we hit the “Publish” button and the kids popped little streamers and I cried … Continue reading

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