Busy time in Pugh-ville

I've been very busy this past weeks. I've been working on two books that are still in process, I created two Unexpected Danger ads through Amazon, and finally have professional business cards and other promotional material on the way. I also have an advertisement published in this month's The Romance Review E-zine. https://www.theromancereviews.com/ezines/042018.pdf If you … Continue reading Busy time in Pugh-ville

I’m a Finalist! Please Vote!

I am a finalist in the Maine Romance Writers' 2018 STRUT YOUR STUFF contest! My entry, Unexpected Danger, is a finalist in the HISTORICAL category and moves on to their online READERS’ CHOICE voting. Voting will be open Monday, April 9, 2018 at Maine Romance Writers' Contest Finalists. Here's the link to go directly to … Continue reading I’m a Finalist! Please Vote!

16th Annual Romance Through the Ages Contest!

The Hearts Through History writers group is having their 16th Annual Romance Through the Ages Contest. Awesome opportunity for feedback on your writing from peers. CASH prizes and finalists will have manuscripts read by industry professionals! #amwritingromance #amediting Entries Feb 1st – March 31st https://www.heartsthroughhistory.com/rtta-contest/  

Virginia Romance Writers are Having their Fool for Love Contest!

This contest is open to unpublished as well as published authors. Submit the first 7500 words (max) of your unpublished manuscript in one of nine categories. (The published author category is open for any genre and for any manuscript not contracted as of April 1, 2018.) You don't have to be in or from VA … Continue reading Virginia Romance Writers are Having their Fool for Love Contest!

The “Accidental” Historical Romance Writer

Originally posted to the Romance Writers of America's Hearts through History forum. When you think about it, I'm a strange choice for a Historical Romance writer. I've never picked up a Harlequin in my life. I generally don't read Historical Romances (a few of my favorite paranormal romances have time-travel elements though). I live in Virginia, … Continue reading The “Accidental” Historical Romance Writer

Country Winter

This was inspired by a real experience this weekend and a photo prompt in my writing group. Country Winter Deep Snow, Biting cold, Cutting wind swirling ice shards into the air. Leafless trees, Like silent soldiers standing picket in a white battleground. Frozen skin, bone-marrow icicles, No weather for yoga pants.