Category Archives: The Writer’s life

Fun Facts about SOLDIER, HANDYMAN, FAMILY MAN

In each of the Delaneys of Sandpiper Beach books I spotlight one of the family members. One of the secondary characters in Mark Delaney’s story is Padraig Delaney, the grandfather who came to America in the 1950s to help maintain … Continue reading

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ONE BRIGHT IDEA LEADS TO ANOTHER

Creating new stories is a fluid process, and I’ve learned over the years my books usually end up something quite different from that first what-if moment. Last year, while working up a three-book proposal consisting of an overview that included … Continue reading

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Hello 2018, I have big plans for you!

Happy New Year! As always, January 1st is a time to reflect on what we hope to accomplish in the new year. I have big plans for the year publishing-wise, but am pondering how to move forward with the writing … Continue reading

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CHRISTMAS IN JULY

Update: I will be giving an extensive interview at 1Rad Reader Reviews this Friday, July 28th. In the meantime, you can enjoy the two day lead in here. Thanks! Now back to previously scheduled blogging! Crazy as it seems, it’s … Continue reading

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SINGLE DADS ARE TRENDING…read on

Apparently Single Dads are the big thing in romance reading this summer, and I’m happy to have wound up in the middle of the trend.  I was thrilled to see one of my books had been included in a six-book … Continue reading

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MY HEROES – 2017

This year I’ll only have two books out, but I have to confess, the heroes are two of my favorite! Let me tell you about them.   I don’t have a publishing date for the book I submitted to TULE … Continue reading

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New Year – 2017

With every New Year we’ve got a chance to accomplish what we may not have pulled off in the year before.  We tend to think of it like hitting the re-do button.  It helps us pick ourselves up, if we’ve … Continue reading

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IT’S BEGINNING TO LOOK A LOT LIKE…

CHRISTMAS!!!! OMG. Already?  Once Halloween rears it’s ugly head, it seems the rest of the year is only a breath away.  Yet as a kid, Christmas seemed to take forever to get here. I love the Reason for the Season, but … Continue reading

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EVER BEEN TO NORTH DAKOTA?

Neither had I. Sure I’d heard of Fargo (had seen the movie) and knew the weather was extreme in the winters, but beyond that…it never occurred to go. Until hubby was on a quest to visit every one of the … Continue reading

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MEMORIES FROM MONTANA

Last August we visited a state we’d never been to before, Montana. I’ve always wanted to go there but had yet to make it. So when my husband suggested we take a trip to Montana and North Dakota, I was … Continue reading

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