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Home Again

Happy June everyone! We haven’t quite hit summer in Wisconsin yet – still cool here. Normally I  post about my garden and the upcoming solstice – but I thought I’d share some of my work-in-progress instead. At its heart, HOME … Continue reading

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The Power of the Ten-Minute Goal

I’m a big believer in the power of small and simple things. By the yard it’s hard, but by the inch it’s a cinch. A thousand mile journey begins with a single step. (You probably know some proverbs of your … Continue reading

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The Long Trails Box Set is Finally OUT!

Hello! I hope your spring is coming in beautifully in the northern hemisphere and that those of you in the southern one have battened down the hatches! I’ve been busy doing just that down here in NZ, while preparing an … Continue reading

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June is the Month for Weddings

I write romance, not typical romances. I write that little slice of my characters’ lives where they fall in love. Because I don’t follow the standard rules for romance, my books often fall under the general literature category. But I … Continue reading

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Hooray – It’s Victoria Day!

Here in Canada, today is a public holiday celebrated in honour of Queen Victoria’s birthday. The long weekend is traditionally when Canadians plant their gardens and open up their summer cottages. Why do we celebrate Queen Victoria? She has a … Continue reading

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Where’s the Romance?

I walked into one of Milwaukee’s last independent bookstores this week. It’s a lovely place filled with “Indie Books” published by offshoots of traditional publishers. It has a section for books by local authors, and books about Wisconsin and Milwaukee. … Continue reading

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Where Do You Get Ideas For Your Novel?

This is the most common questions people ask writers. I typically reply, LIFE. Strange things happen, and when they do, I call them novel fodder. I collect novel fodder. I also like to people watch, eavesdrop, and take note. (Be … Continue reading

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