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Love’s Destiny: Book One in The Brentwood Saga Is On Sale for 99 Cents

      Just in time for Valentine’s Day, my publisher, Crimson Romance/Simon & Schuster has put my first book, Love’s Destiny on sale for 99 cents. When I wrote this book, I didn’t know there would be a trilogy called The Brentwood Saga. My dream was to simply publish Emily and Jonathon’s beautiful love Read More

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Showing Characters Who’s in Charge (Hint: They Are) Part 2

As I told you in my previous post, I had to have a sit-down with Jenny Sutton to talk about how she was behaving. She had changed from brave and intrepid Jenny in Love’s Spirit to cry-baby, poor-me Jenny in Love’s Courage. Once we straightened that out and I did what she told me to Read More

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Showing Characters Who’s Boss (Hint: They Are)

Characters do not appear to me fully formed like Athena springing from the head of Zeus. Even characters that I’ve written into previous books can give me a bit of a go before they settle down. Take Jenny Sutton. We meet Jenny in Love’s Spirit, book two of The Brentwood Saga. She is feisty and Read More

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Love’s Courage Has Arrived!

When my books are published, I get a sense of freedom from my characters. They are finally alive within their story, moving about, living, suffering, loving, and celebrating triumph. This week, with the publication of Love’s Courage,  I can feel Jenny and Andrew free from the bonds of drafting and revision. They are sighing, saying Read More

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My “One Little Word” for 2018: BALANCE

In a Super Soul Session, Elizabeth Gilbert talks about hummingbirds and jackhammers. My friend Lisa is a hummingbird. I so admire her curiosity and willingness to try new things. Conversations with Lisa are like a feast as she tells me about the books she’s reading and the myriad activities she’s involved in. She, like a Read More