Posts Categorized: Reader’s Corner

Well, kiss my pumpkin spice latte, y’all… August absolutely flew by and September is hot on its heels! I’m having one of those months in which I feel swept along by the current of my life, and it’s all moving so fast that I am pretty much clinging to a branch for dear life and  […]

If you’ve been anywhere near me in the past couple of months you know that my new funny women’s fiction/domestic romance SUGAR STREET comes out today! *insert the author happy dance which pretty much involves standing up for a good stretch and sitting right back down* Click here to get Sugar Street for your favorite  […]

…Here are some other books you might enjoy! It can be hard to wait, can’t it? Once you’ve ordered a book and you must wait for it to magically appear on your device? For those ready to pre-order Sugar Street, I’ve compiled a list of some other fun women’s fiction titles you might enjoy. Plus:  […]

Enter to win one of five (5) signed paperback ARCs of SUGAR STREET! As always, thank you for adding to your shelves and helping me spread the word about my latest novel. Sugar Street playful women’s fiction with fun domestic romance tucked neatly inside… And speaking of SUGAR STREET, I’m happy to say that you  […]

At the risk of being immodest… Well, it’s always nice when someone else thinks your baby is cute, too, isn’t it? So… with minimal hesitation and since my mom isn’t around to show this to everyone (she totally, totally would’ve had a folded copy in her purse at all times — along with the faded  […]

You’ve probably heard the expression, “kill your darlings,” that common writer’s advice derived from the original “murder your darlings” in a 1913 writer’s guide by Arthur Quiller-Couch.* I recently re-read Stephen King’s On Writing, in which he referred to the concept this way: “kill your darlings, kill your darlings, even when it breaks your egocentric little  […]

UPDATE: Here are our awesome mad libs! It’s World Book Day! Time to hang up your book stockings and gather round the old book tree for songs and presents, which are of course ALL BOOKS… Okay, is it just me or does that sound like the best holiday ever? I am celebrating World Book Day  […]

A couple of weeks ago on my Facebook page, we played Mad Libs with some excerpts from The Marriage Pact trilogy. It was a ton of fun, and I got to give away Distracted Reader mugs to a few randomly-selected readers who joined in. By coincidence, they all have names that start with “D.” Congratulations  […]

AS ELEANOR ROOSEVELT ONCE SAID… “Write One Email Every Month that Scares You.” Okay, okay. She actually said, “do one thing every day that scares you.” But if Ellie were around today, I think she’d approve of the writing challenge I’ve set myself for 2018. (I also think she might smack me upside the head  […]

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit. – Will Durant I have mixed feelings about New Year’s resolutions. On the one hand, I’m the kind of girl who needs all the structure she can get. For those of us with disorganized brains, goals that are tied to  […]