This is my first contest win. And in a category I consider to be one of my strengths—banter. … More I Won the Best Banter Contest
Time for another RWA road trip. #RWA18 #LERARWA … More Road Trip! #RWA18 Denver
Saturday I went to the book signing for fellow LERA members Darynda Jones and Jeffe Kennedy at Page One Books here in Albuquerque. Jeffe Kennedy signed for the next book in her The Twelve Kingdoms series, “The Talon of the Hawk.” She said that she pitched her first book in the series as “The Middle Princess” … More New Books from Darynda Jones and Jeffe Kennedy
Write August 18, 2014 Last year I pitched to an agent at RWA and she told me that my word count was too high—like, “heart attack too high”—so I spent last fall and winter splitting the book into two. That agent rejected my submission. This year I pitched to another agent at RWA and he … More It’s a Good Thing I Enjoy This Writing Thing So Much
Read I have been reading a lot of New Adult (NA) books. It turns out that this relatively new genre is what I’ve been writing in all along. College-aged protagonist experiencing first true love, first real relationship, first split from family, and trying to figure out what the heck to do with her life. I … More Reading New Adult, Waiting, and Binging on Breaking Bad
. . . and we’re a little bit sad about that. We’ll have to come up with another reason to get together and relax in the hot tub on Sunday afternoons. I haven’t posted in a couple of weeks because I’ve been in the writing cave. Spending every spare moment on getting the final manuscript … More The Reading Parties Come to an End
June 23, 2013 Read I started Entwined with You, but my reading has been limited to me trying to get in a couple of pages at night before I pass out. I’ve been getting to bed too late a lot, because . . . Write The RWA (Romance Writers of America) conference in Atlanta is … More Reading into La-La Land, Working the Return, and ACE!
We’ll talk about the hot tub in a minute. I registered for the RWA2013 conference in July, where I will be pitching my book to agents and editors, and now I am totally freaking out because I don’t know how I am going to get the final draft done in time. Just thinking about it … More The Reading Parties Are Heating Up