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Prosecco Heart is Here!

  “Tabitha never intended to greet her mailman in the nude…” I was at my local RWA chapter meeting last year when that line popped into my head. I scribbled it on my notes, and started giggling. And could not … Continue reading

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The Scone Story

When I re-released Hungry Heart in March, I made a crack on Instagram that if you had the old version of the book, you should not make the scones. I was not kidding. Here’s how I found the most embarrassing … Continue reading

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Hungry Heart

I’d like to introduce you to Jim Meier, the handsome star of Hungry Heart. Oh, hello there Jim. Don’t mind if I do… Those of you who have been around a while may recognize this book. Back when I wrote … Continue reading

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2017 Reading List

While I think we can all agree that 2017 was an epically stupid and oftentimes terrifying year to be a human, it was a magnificent year to be a reader. That has always been the case in my life: books … Continue reading

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Do It Afraid

As you read this, I am at a writing conference in Austin, Texas, sucking up knowledge and stealing tacos from a whole bunch of crazy talented authors. This is my second trip to this particular conference, and I am SO excited … Continue reading

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Pick Three

Work. Sleep. Family. Friends. Fitness. Pick three. -Randi Zuckerberg Not gonna lie – I absolutely HATED this advice when it started bouncing around the interwebs a couple of years ago. Three? That’s it? If I’m a good mom, friend, and … Continue reading

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Don’t Make Me Read That

Welcome to the first installment of my new blog series called “Don’t Make Me Read That.” As I’ve told you before, I read quite a bit. But I don’t veer out of my favorite genres too often. I don’t know … Continue reading

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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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The Queen is Dead. Long Live the Queen.

If you pay attention to such things (or if you are one of my stalkers), you may have noticed that this blog name has changed from Emma Foster Romance to Julie Wrote A Book. You may be saying to yourself, why did … Continue reading

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What We Talk About When We Talk About Ryan Lochte

I admit I’m following Lochtegate with a toxic mixture of glee and horror. The tweets! The white male privilege! The Ugly American! Am I an intelligent observer of cultural relations, or do I just like to laugh at stupid people? What … Continue reading

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