RWA is Burning, and I Think It Has To…

RWA is Burning, and I Think It Has To…

I’m going to write a bit of a serious post here. I feel that I have to say something about a situation that’s unfolding. As some of you know, I’ve been part of RWA—Romance Writers of America—for many years. But

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Witching Hour Gets A Boost!

Witching Hour Cover

It’s so lovely when a book gets picked as one of the Best Of’s for a year–and one of the reviewers at All About Romance has picked Witching Hour as one of the best for 2019! That makes me so

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Answer About Whisper Hollow–Please Read

Answer About Whisper Hollow–Please Read

I’ve been asked a gazillion times now whether, if you’ve read the first two Whisper Hollow books as put out by Berkley, can you just read the third or should you buy the new versions? Here’s my answer: OF COURSE

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Returning to Whisper Hollow

Autumn Thorns--new cover

When I left Berkley, I thought I had lost my Whisper Hollow world for a long, long time. I cried over that, I mourned the world, and the characters, because this is one of my series of the heart. To understand

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Reader Questions: How Do You Stick With A Book?

Answering Reader Questions

Today I’m answering a reader question that’s focused on writing. Kayz wants to know how I stick with an idea long enough to complete a book. How do I see the book through? Well, first what sounds like a facetious

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Deadlines, Deadlines

Just Breathe

So, I’m on deadline with the new book–The Eternal Return. In case you don’t know what a writer on deadline is like, well, there’s this: And my moods are varying from this:   To this: And right now, if I

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Reader Questions: Starting A New Book

Answering Reader Questions

Today I’m answering another writing question from a reader! Dawn wants to know what is the very first thing I do when I’m starting a new book or story. Well, I have a certain routine that I go through. Once

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This and That and A New Project

That Burnt Orange Season...

So, my Urban Fantasy authors group I belong to has decided we’re starting our own blog. Much like the Witchy Chicks blog I ran years ago. You can find us over at Urban Fantasy Fiends and my first post went

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Inspiration Board for A Sacred Magic

Writer At Work

So every writer finds inspiration in a number of places for their writing. I have my playlists–so music plays a part. And of course movies, TV, books, all go into the mix that provides inspiration. But I’m a very visual

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