I'm a Romance Author?

Why the Movie Might Be Better Than The Book…

You’re probably going to want to fight me about this, but there are times when the movie is better than the book. I finally got to see Unleashing Mr. Darcy, a modernization of Pride & Prejudice set around dogs. I don’t read other Jane Austen fan fiction (JAFF) until I’m done writing a specific book.Read more

Phi Alpha Pi - News

Phi Alpha Pi Audiobook Now On Sale!

What a crazy month! September is always like this, so let’s throw something else on the fire! The Phi Alpha Pi audiobook is done and now on sale! Yep, it’s ready. I have a new narrator for this book and I think she captured Lizbeth wonderfully. Libby Marshall has been an actress, singer and stageRead more

I'm a Romance Author?

When did I become a romance author?

For someone who rarely reads romance books, imagine my surprise when I started writing them! If you’ve heard me speak while I’m promoting Phi Alpha Pi, then you’ve heard me talk about my struggle with accepting that I’m a romance author. As someone who enjoys romantic plots, I’ve struggled with the romance book genre forRead more

Blog News

Mill Pages Blog – Now Live!

My writing group, Mill Pages, is officially running a blog of our own! It’s a long time coming, but we realized it was time to do this and share more than just our short stories. You can read the Mill Pages blog anytime you want!  I have a monthly column called Librarian Reading. I willRead more

Goals for 2018

Last Friday I talked about how I did with my goals for 2017. I was pretty pleased with the progress I made. This week, let’s look at the goals I’m setting for 2018. Health We started here last year, so let’s do that again this year. I mentioned last week that I need to findRead more

Thinking Forward and Looking Back

When I sat down and wrote out my goals for 2017, I had no idea what the year would bring me. I had an idea, but in reality I knew all of it was probably going to change. I always feel like I have to keep things constantly in the air and to be readyRead more

Book Club of 1 Monthly Book Club

Remember on Monday how I said I wanted a way to bring books back into this blog?  Well, I figured it out.  Actually, I figured it out weeks ago, but I am officially announcing it today.  This post is going to tell ou all about the Book Club of 1 Monthly Book Club! Basics TheRead more

Talking about Reading and Books

The Reader, The Author, and The Library

I’m in the mood to talk about reading again for a while. I blame going to all these librarian and book conferences! I always come back from them feeling like this. That’s how this blog got started, after all. Today, I want to address the disconnection between the reader, the author, and the library. AsRead more

Vacation-ish

Book Club of 1: Vacation-ish

With everything going on this month, I have made a decision to update the blog 2 times a week, instead of my normal 3 times.  This means, I am taking a vacation from Wednesdays.  There is just too much that I am doing and not enough time to focus on writing something here.  What isRead more

Setting My Goals for 2017

Setting My Goals for 2017

There is a lot that is going to happen in 2017.  At the center of all of it is the publication of Modern Persuasion.  I have already been neck deep in the process of getting ready for the publication, but everything is going to change once it’s published.  Because of bullet journaling, I have beenRead more