How RWA Helped Me Overcome My “Romance Writer” Embarrassment

I kept the fact that I’d written a romance novel secret for thirty years. Rich and the kids knew, but few others. I especially didn’t want to tell my colleagues in the English Department. For goodness sake, they taught the classics. In fact, so did I. To admit I was a romance writer would have Read More

Patricia Kiyono Offers an Inside Look at How Authors Collaborate to Write a Series

Today I welcome a guest post by Patricia Kiyono. The Road to Escape by Patricia Kiyono Book One in The Escape Reunion Series, a multi-author project A Group Effort When my publisher put out a call for authors willing to work on a multi-author project, I immediately jumped on board. And since I was the Read More


When Did You Know You Were a Writer?

At a recent book signing, I was asked, “When did you know that you wanted to be a writer?” I was stumped, as I am whenever I’m asked that question. Other authors seem to know, almost to the exact moment, saying “Oh, I was riding my tricycle, and the plot for my first piece of Read More


World Travels and Life Lessons Led Cait O’Sullivan to Tango

Hello Elizabeth, thank you so much for having me along here—I love those pretty flowers above, what are they? Beautiful colours . I really enjoyed just reading your interview questions and I did ponder them for a while. Tango was inspired by my travelling around the world, my own visit to Argentina (beautiful country, beautiful Read More


Crossing The Pond

My friend, Becky Lower, loves writing American historical romance novels as much as I do. I’ve enjoyed every one of her books, and I’m so pleased she is visiting me today. Welcome, Becky. Tell us about your new venture. When I first began to write novels, I hadn’t done too much research into the genres Read More