Sunday, March 5, 2017
Okay, so I’m not actually going back to school (sorry Dad, no PhD for me), but I am taking Angela James’s online course Before You Hit Send. And it is a lifesaver. I was going to send Holiday Love (Mia and Eli’s story) out the door with one more pass but something didn’t feel right. I needed a little more editing direction, and then entered Angela James like a fairy god mother come to save me. So I’ve pushed back deadlines to edit this sucker right. I want you to see Eli and Mia in the best light possible, so what’s a month or two longer wait? In the meantime, I’ll still be working on story about a desert sheik and the bellydancer who was captured his heart and mind (and lusts :). You’re going to love them too!
Sunday, February 5, 2017
Sunday, January 1, 2017
I have a confession yall. I have become totally obsessed with perfume! This is a new obsession that was kicked off by a small gift of Opium from my aunt a little over a month ago. I got that little bottle in my hand and a switch just turned on. I needed more. At first I was consumed with finding vintage Opium, a scent I’ve loved since childhood. That search led me to perfume blogs (who knew that was a thing?) where writers lyrically wrote about scents, notes, noses and houses. Next came forums where enthusiasts have convinced me that I need certain bottles in my collection—thanks Fragrantica! I’m ashamed to say that Ebay has seen too much of me these last few weeks and I’m afraid to look at my next credit card statement. But I’ve realized that life is too short and I’ve decided I need to go through the next phase of life happily sniffing myself
Sunday, December 4, 2016
My heroine Mia's favorite form of burlesque has a little more humor than Dita Von Teese's glamorous style. However, when you want to showcase an art form, you've go to the best. I won't say enjoy, because you have to be dead from the neck down if you don't :)
Sunday, November 6, 2016
Saturday, October 1, 2016
As you know I've been thinking of bucket lists and appreciating life more. I love live entertainment and I've decided that I need more of it in my life. In that spirit, I saw the Dixie Chicks last week and they were amazing! Nothing like a great group to inspire me and fill me with joy. If you don't know the Chicks, definitely check them out. You won't regret it. When You Were Mine is one of my favorites, but as a romance writer how could it not? 'Til next month.
Monday, September 5, 2016
Well, today marks the unofficial end of summer and I'd be a liar if I said I wasn't sad about that fact. Summer is my favorite season. I love the warm weather, time off from work, having more time to write, the chance to travel and of course watch way too many reruns of my favorite (and sometimes not so favorite) shows. But I'm getting older and I'm reminding myself that I shouldn't take any season, any day for granted. I have to remember that the end of summer brings red, orange and gold leaves, hot chocolate and cozy sweaters. My next birthday and Christmas cheer can't happen if summer lingers too long. I'll miss out on the first magical snow fall and the first snow day if the seasons don't change. Seeing the flowers bloom again and watching kids graduate would never happen if summer didn't end. So yes, I'm sad that summer will be gone for another 9 months. But soon I'll be able to enjoy a pumpkin pie blizzard while wearing fuzzy slippers, and let's face it, that's pretty great too!