The Ghost of You

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

Grocery Shopping is My Kryptonite

Sep

19,2015

It’s time.  I know this from the complaints I hear echoing throughout the house. “There’s nothing to eat!” From my eleven year old daughter. “Mama, I’m hungry!” From my four year old son. “And when he got there, the cupboard was bare,” From my forty-five-going-on-six year old husband. The grocery

Writing… and Living in the midst of Panic Attacks

Sep

11,2015

If you’ve never experienced a panic attack, consider yourself lucky.  I have lived with them for over 20 years, and though I know the symptoms by heart at this point, nothing can prepare me for the next attack.  Each one seems to have it’s own agenda, it’s own unique 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

The Moral Dilemma – When is it Cheating?

Aug

22,2015

Without having to begin this post with a spoiler alert, I wanted to address a question that has come up on some of the romance author groups I belong to, and that is the question of where the line is drawn between an innocent flirtation and cheating, or the beginning

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