Category Archives: The Writer’s life

2019 MY GAP YEAR

First off, Happy New Year everyone! Though I write all year, traditional publishers’ schedules are what drive the release of my books. As it happens, I won’t have a book out with either Harlequin or TULE in 2019. This could … Continue reading

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The Night Before Christmas!

‘Twas the night before Christmas and throughout our bungalow, Not a creature was stirring, not even Mr. Milo.       The stockings were hung from the mantle with pride, Hoping from high on his sleigh, Santa would see them … Continue reading

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A HALLOWEEN LIKE NO OTHER

Halloween started like any other day. I was grateful we had good weather, that the wind from the night before had died down and the skies were clear. Good, I thought, the little kids won’t be cold tonight. I opened … Continue reading

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The Big Night and Much, Much, More

July 17-21st was the busiest few days I’ve had in a long time. It started with a flight cancel and several delays to Denver, Colorado on Tuesday afternoon. We were scheduled to land (non-stop) around 5:30, but wound up having … Continue reading

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WORD ON THE STREET

Now that all three of the Delaney brothers have made their debut in Harlequin Special Edition series, you’d think I’d take a breather, right? Well, have I got news! And it’s not fake news, either.     May was busy … Continue reading

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REUNITED WITH THE SHERIFF Comment to win a book!

What’s new you ask? Though the print version of Reunited with the Sheriff has been in stores since April 17th, tomorrow, May 1st, the digital version will be live. Yippee! They promised to meet in four years… He was there. … Continue reading

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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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