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Beards, Baths, and Beauty – aka Viking Hygiene

I’m in the middle of my Viking novel and have just realized there is probably an excessive amount of washing and taking of baths going on with my characters. Is this accurate? Did people in the mid-ninth century worry so much over their personal hygiene? I don’t know. Probably not, but I do know […]

Writing Resources – Guest Blogging

I’m over at Romancing the Pen today discussing resources I’ve used in my journey to publication. Come over and take a look. Romancing the Pen blog

Exciting News!! RWA Anthology announcement!

I’m very excited to share the news that my short story was selected to be included in the very first Romance Writers of America anthology! The submission guidelines specified that the story should be between 5,000 – 7,000 words and touch on the theme of ‘Wrong Number’. As you can imagine, this was quite […]

Love in the Wild, Wild West – Guest Blogging

I’m over at Beyond Romance talking about my inspiration for writing in the Wild West. Come on over!
Beyond Romance Blog

Guest post on Andrea R. Cooper author blog!

I’m over at author Andrea R. Cooper’s blog today discussing the challenges of writing a novel vs. a novella. Come on by and check it out! Andrea R. Cooper’s Blog

How real is too real?

One of the issues I’m struggling with now is how to bring realism to historical romance while still keeping the romance thriving. As a reader, nothing will make me put down a book faster than an author who glosses over some of the grittier and more unpleasant parts of history. We’ve all read those […]

Getting the Call

My youngest daughter was eight months old when I decided it was time to write a romance. I had already written a YA manuscript that was firmly on the shelf. It needed more help than I had mental capacity to devote to it at the time. So I decided I needed to start something […]