Happy Release Day to Isabella Louise Anderson!

I’m happy to share with you the cover, blurb, and buy links for Cards From Khloe’s Flower Shop. Isabella Louise Anderson’s book released on 1/17/17. Blurb: As the owner of a successful florist shop, Khloe Harper trusts her instincts. She has a strong bond with her family and friends, but after being betrayed by her last love, she’s kept herself at arms’ length from romance. When dashing entertainment attorney Derek Thomas walks into her store, Khloe’s…
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Series: What do you want?

It’s no secret that series are popular. Most of the authors I converse with on a daily basis have some sort of series they are selling. I have one, the Pastime Pursuits series, but it’s a stand-alone. What does that mean? You don’t have to read them in order. Caching In is Ally’s story, Jay Walking is Chelsea’s, and Sparing the Heart belongs to Kate. You can read one or all and not feel lost…
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In With the New …

This has more than one meaning! First, I wrote a novella this year called In With the New. This was a fun one to write with a dog as one of the main characters. The story is about Meg, who is much too busy to date, and Eli, who can’t move past a broken heart to see good in the future. When they meet up in the dog park, can they change each other’s perspectives?…
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Thoughts On Fitting In…. Or, Genre

It’s the first day of high school. I walk into the cafeteria, my bag lunch in hand, and scan the room. Where should I sit? Where do I belong? I’m not a jock. I don’t play sports, or watch them. I’m not a cheerleader. I can’t dance, I’m shy, and not pretty enough. How about the preppies? I’m smart, but not so smart I belong on the debate team or get straight A’s. Where do…
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Don’t Mean a Thing by Renee Conoulty – Excerpt

Book Information Title: Don’t Mean a Thing Author: Renee Conoulty Series: Got That Swing #1 Release Date: November 2, 2016 Genres: Chick Lit, Romantic Comedy, Women’s Fiction Publisher: Kindred Ink Press Summary What if you finally took the lead, but life refused to follow? Thirty-year-old introvert, Macie Harman, has finally found a career she is passionate about, and after months of training, she’s begun her new job in the Royal Australian Air Force. Leaving behind…
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Holly Jolly Chick Lit Hop December 5-16, 2016

Make the holiday season even merrier by discovering new reads from some of today’s best chick lit and romantic comedy authors during the Holly Jolly Chick Lit Hop on Facebook. Here’s how it works: every day from Monday, December 5 through Friday, December 16, readers are invited to hop around to more than 60 authors’ Facebook pages (with about five stops each day) to receive gifts and enter to win prizes. Here is the schedule,…
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The Final Stretch of #NaNoWriMo – 5 Tips to Get You Through

Well, as of today, there are only seven days left until your 50,000 words need to be verified to call NaNoWriMo 2016 a victory! How are you feeling? Are you powering through? Losing steam? Are you dumping coffee on your head in an effort to stay awake? I have confidence in your ability to complete this! First, I want to tell you that no matter what, you’ve won this thing. Any words on the page…
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2017 Writing Goals

It’s that time of year to start setting goals. I think I do this every year. I honestly never go back and check to see if I accomplished them. If I remember correctly, I wanted to publish three books in 2016, and I did. Sparing the Heart – March Dating For Decades – June Lipstick & Lattes – November I also released a short story, Candy Christmas, as part of an anthology. I am sure I didn’t gather…
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NaNoWriMo Update: Almost Halfway Done

I didn’t post initially I was beginning National Novel Writing Month on November 1st. I usually do a few posts prior to the start, but this year was a little crazy. Now, on November 15th, I’ll be halfway through, and if I keep going as I am, I will be at the 25K I need to be on November 15. I’m working on a new project, as always, and it’s more than likely going to…
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The Facebook Dilemma: Election 2016

Hey everyone! Do you remember me? I haven’t blogged in quite a long time. A lot of things that happened that put the blog on the back burner. First, my dog passed away, then we got a puppy, then my stepfather-in-law passed away, Then I release a book, then I released a short story in an anthology, and now I am trying to write 50,000 words for National Novel Writing Month. It’s been a little…
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