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A First Kiss… and it’s not from the Hero!

Hello! Thanks for coming by today for Aleksandra’s first kiss! My heroine, Aleksandra, had already met the hero of the story, but… they weren’t exactly friends yet. SO this is actually Aleksandra’s first kiss, though it’s not with the hero! … Continue reading

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“But why do you write about history?” They Ask….

Many have asked why I write about history. “Writing about history takes so much time, you know, all that research!” they say. Let me introduce some of my history… about history. I love the Old West. I love New Zealand. … Continue reading

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The price of patience

I’ve been waiting for the paeonies to bloom. I’ve wanted to grow my own for thirteen years. We were in Invercargill researching for our book How Local Government Works, and we visited a local Council initiative testing cold-climate crops, where … Continue reading

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Reclaiming the Joy of Writing: an Update

  My personal blog is on hiatus, but on June first,  I posted about the realization that I had lost sight of the joy of writing. I made some promises that day, to myself and to readers: To set aside … Continue reading

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SADDLE UP AND GET GOING! Tips For Wannabe Writers to FINISH That Novel!

  Starting, and finishing, a novel can be a daunting prospect, but you can do it if you’re willing to be a little disciplined and try a few different ways of doing things. I’ve compiled a few of the tips … Continue reading

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Summer Reads: Beach Brides Series

Grab your beach hat and a towel and prepare for a brand new series brought to you by twelve New York Times and USA Today bestselling authors… Beach Brides! Fun in the summer sun! Twelve heartwarming, sweet novellas linked by … Continue reading

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Ready for Another Release? A Sea of Green Unfolding is Out!

Good morning!  Thanks for coming along! I’m very excited to tell you that  A Sea of Green Unfolding  is Now Available! (and I redid the cover!  I hope you like it!) It’s out in ebook and will soon be available … Continue reading

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