Tag Archives: Books

Seasonal Reading

I love to read Christmas romances just before the holidays. Love, romance, and holly and green. Writers like Grace Burrowes can lavish you with Regency holidays. The balls. The gowns. The dashing men under the mistletoe. Ahhh! I can spend … Continue reading

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On Writing ‘Short’…Yeah, Right.

Hello! I hope you’re having a great week!   Those of you reading this blog generally know the Authors of Main Street write a Christmas boxed set, right? Well, I was honoured to have been asked to join AoMS this … Continue reading

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“Real” Moms and Their Kids

“I don’t think she misses those kids at all. They weren’t her real kids, you know. They were adopted. You can tell she never loved them–not the way she loves the kids she had naturally with her new husband.” This … Continue reading

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Nothing Makes you a Better Writer than Writing

Hello, welcome, and thank you for stopping by! I had a blog post all prepared, when I realized that my posting date was Cinco de Mayo, or Mexican Independence Day! But then, being the writer of historical fiction that I … Continue reading

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So I’ve Finished Another First Draft…Now What?

Yup! That’s how I feel when I’ve finally made it to the end of another story. But what happens now? Every author has their own process they go through. I thought I’d see if I could pinpoint how I get … Continue reading

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It’s all fun until they knock on your door.

Research is queen in the writing world. Set your story in a city like San Francisco and use detectives in your police department instead of inspectors and someone will ding you for it. We can research the minutiae of every … Continue reading

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#MarchMadness Through the Eyes of a Writer #amreading #books

Hello & Welcome! Three things come to mind when I think about the month of March: St. Patrick’s Day in Chicago, Spring Break at the beach, and March Madness—the road to the Final Four! Growing up in Southern Indiana, March … Continue reading

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