Guest Post Re-Post: Originally posted 6/23/2014 on Boom Baby Reviews as a guest post – part of my Black Orchid blog tour organized by Masquerade Crew. *** The Princess Bride is one of my favorite movies of all time – second only to Star Wars IV. In Black Orchid I had a lot of fun incorporating quotes from the movie as a way to show that Nate’s … Read More My Top 10 Princess Bride Quotes
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THE SVATURA SERIES #4 The mind may forget, but the heart never will. Only oblivion can stop her pain. Adelaide Jenner feels nothing…she is completely numb inside. Her fated love abandoned her and joined their enemy. On that day, her sister turned off all Adelaide’s emotions in order to save her from a heartbreak that could push her over the edge of sanity. But … Read More Black Orchid Now Available!
Black Orchid, the fourth and final book of the Svatura series, will be out this Monday. Of the four books, this one might just be my favorite. Here is a quick excerpt – a scene in which Nate and Adelaide don’t know each other. He’s not there for good reasons, but she has her own problems. And the question is, who is a greater … Read More Who Is In More Danger? – Black Orchid Excerpt
As many of you know, my upcoming releases – the 4 books of the Svatura series – were originally self-published. My publisher, The Wild Rose Press, contracted them in January and we’ll be released all 4 in October. It’s now been 3 years since I released the first book (my first book ever). In that time I’ve written 8 more books and several short stories; I’ve worked … Read More Taking Advantage of the Opportunity to Revise
CONGRATS TO: Grand Prize Winner: Anna K. Runner Up Winners: Debbie D. Laurie B. Jennifer S. Carole C. Patricia W. ****** I am re-releasing the 4 books of the Svatura Series – originally self-published, now new and improved – with my publisher, The Wild Rose Press. All four books will go on pre-order in September and release in October. I am so excited that I am … Read More The Season of the Svatura – Giveaways Galore
These months have been crazy getting four books ready for release, but we are finally far enough along in the process that the release dates are firm and I get to announce them now! All 4 books of my paranormal romance Svatura series will be coming out in OCTOBER 2015!!! They will be released one a week, each Monday in the month. I am … Read More Announcement: Svatura Series Release Dates!
They are finally here! The covers for my new and improved Svatura Series!!! Huge thanks to Debbie Taylor for the gorgeous cover designs! The release dates are still TBD – but the dates we’re aiming at are getting close! The Svatura series will be released by The Wild Rose Press together in one special month this coming fall. 1 book a week for 4 weeks! … Read More Svatura Series Cover Reveals
As we’ve been getting the Svatura series ready for release (coming soon, dates TBD!) I’ve gone through each book and done a round of my own edits/changes before sending to my editor. The process has been very interesting, because I’ve been able to see how much I’ve grown as a writer since my first books. I can see my growth from book to book … Read More Making Changes to the Svatura Series
I am thrilled to announce that the 4 books of the Svatura series will be released by my publisher, The Wild Rose Press, together as a series throughout one very special month! 4 Novels in 4 Weeks! We will be releasing one book of the series a week for four weeks this coming fall! Details like dates and book covers and book trailers and … Read More Svatura Series Release – Coming Soon!
I took an excellent workshop on character development from Anna Stuart and Mel Curtis a few months ago. During that workshop we discussed the book, Heroes & Heroines: Sixteen Master Archetypes which introduces different character archetypes for both the heroine and hero. (Excellent workshop and book – highly recommend both!). I discovered something about myself as a writer in that workshop. I LOVE to … Read More Writing the Spunky Heroine