All About Writing

With Every Word I Write, I make a Promise to My Readers…

Oct

16,2015

There’s something very sweet about writing romance.  With every word I write, I feel as though I am reciting a silent vow to future readers;  a theme song, much like the wedding march, plays out in my head as I finish each new chapter.   As a writer, I make a silent

Readers React to Luke Denevan (aka Mr. Bond)

Oct

6,2015

***WARNING***:  This post contains spoilers.  If you have not yet read The Ghost of You but plan to at some point, I urge you not to continue reading this post until you’ve finished the story. It’s funny, how you begin writing a story and you have visions of how that

A Book Without a Reader…

Sep

18,2015

On August 4, 2015, I decided to take my chances and self-publish my first book.  By nature, I am an impatient person, and it seems I am always looking for ways to get stuff done – as quickly and as efficiently as possible. I did my research on publishing.  I

The Masks We Wear

Sep

12,2015

  There’s no way to deny it.  In life, we all wear many masks.  We have one for work, and one for home.  We have one for our spouse, one for our friends, one for public, one for parents and one for our children. We wear masks of happiness, and

Writing is a Process… and it never ends.

Sep

8,2015

I finished my first “to-be-published” novel in August of 2015.  The words flowed beautifully, the characters found their personalities and began to take on the story.  I suddenly felt as though I was simply guiding them towards the final outcome. But something very strange happened along the way – the

Shades of Grey? Not Exactly, but…

Aug

22,2015

When the concept for this story began swirling around in my very busy head, I knew that I wanted a very damaged female heroine. I wanted to give her all of the strengths that I myself would want, but also give her some of my own weaknesses as well. Kaitlyn