Category: Personal

Must Love Chainmail won a RITA!!

Must Love Chainmail won a RITA!!

To say I’m shocked is an understatement. As I told some people beforehand who were wishing me luck, I figured I’d used my snowball’s chance in ___ just to final O_o The Romance Writer’s of America conference was held in beautiful San Diego, right on […]

I’ve gone Primal! Documenting my new Paleo/Primal Lifestyle

I’ve gone Primal! Documenting my new Paleo/Primal Lifestyle

I’m keeping this blog purely as my writer’s blog, but I thought I’d do a post to share what’s going on with me writing-wise and health-wise and give you a link to where I’ll be microblogging about my Primal lifestyle in case you’re interested. I […]

The Sudden Loss of a Pet and a Warning: Beware of Thread

The Sudden Loss of a Pet and a Warning: Beware of Thread

Darcy and Bingley (Darcy’s on the left) I thought I’d take a moment to eulogize Darcy, who had to be put down yesterday. By my calculations, he was probably born around now two years ago. The above photo I just pulled from my blog’s archive, […]

New Year’s Blog Hop

New Year’s Blog Hop

Happy New Year! One of the ways I’m celebrating the New Year is by participating in the New Year’s Blog Hop wherein other authors and bloggers are sharing memories, books and giving away tons of prizes. Each stop on the hop has a chance to […]

Getting Around on the Webz: Links to Interviews

Getting Around on the Webz: Links to Interviews

Continuing with promotion week for BEER AND GROPING IN LAS VEGAS, here’s where I’ll be today! Donna Cummings Where we chat about geekdom, writing and tea! Babette James Where I share some inside scoops on writing, fave food, and an excerpt from the opening Jessica […]

Secret Santa Blog Hop

Secret Santa Blog Hop

Welcome to my stop on the Secret Santa Blog Hop! We have lots of fabulous prizes for you, with several chances to win. I thought I’d share a true Christmas story from my life. Have You Ever Been Desperate for a Christmas Tree? We are […]

Holiday Gifts of Love Blog Hop

Holiday Gifts of Love Blog Hop

Welcome to the Holiday Gifts of Love blog hop sponsored by Carrie Ann Ryan Blog Hops! What is it about the holidays that makes us so giddy? Why is it that so many romances are set around the holidays? What’s your favorite holiday book? Your fave holiday romance? […]

Ack! I’m One of THOSE Now–How I Trained Myself to be a Morning Person…

Ack! I’m One of THOSE Now–How I Trained Myself to be a Morning Person…

Today I’m going to share a little personal journey and how it affected my writing in case it might inspire you to become… GASP… a morning person! I’m in my mid-40s now, and I only share that so that you understand how long I’ve NOT […]

It’s Carnival Time!

It’s Carnival Time!

Unless you’ve had reason to be in Mobile at some point in your life, or have ever met a Mobilian, you probably don’t know that Mobile is home to the original Mardi Gras celebration in America, fifteen years before New Orleans was even a twinkle […]

What’s your most dorktastic moment? I’ll tell ya some of mine!

What’s your most dorktastic moment? I’ll tell ya some of mine!

Hmm, actually not sure what qualifies…. which to choose? I was thinking about the comments people left on last Sunday’s post, and about how my main character Isabelle’s assessment of her situation seemed to strike a chord with some folks (not in an earth-shattering, clouds-part-and-light-beams-sear-downwards […]