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It’s Here! Your New Serial Romance

Beginning today, and for the next seven Thursdays, my new novella,”Our Love is Here to Stay”, free, a chapter at a time. Please let me know what you think, share with friends, come back for more “Joseph, my man,” Matthew … Continue reading

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HOW TO HAVE ROMANCE DELIVERED, AND DELIVERED, AND…

My writing bug started with the desire to write a story inspired by a classic Chicago locale – The Green Mill. The Green Mill is a legendary cocktail lounge on the North side of Chicago. It is rumored that in … Continue reading

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What am I Thankful for? Why You, of course

On this day of Thanksgiving (at least in the US), people are gathering around with family and friends to eat too much, gossip a bit and give thanks. I am joining them in these traditions, and my mouth waters already thinking … Continue reading

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Sisters Tell All Part 2: Editing and Compartmentalization

It is my pleasure – or is it? – to again welcome my three sisters to my blog. As my guests, they have opted to share their experiences editing my books, and so much more. Please welcome my family. While … Continue reading

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Sisters Tell All Part 1: TMI and Editing Erotica

I would like to thank my sisters, who are also my editors, beta readers, sounding boards and so much more, for sharing some of their insights into life with a romance author. Welcome to my three wonderful sisters. EWWWW! We … Continue reading

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Responding on Quora: Getting to the ‘Heart’ of Fiction

“Writing fiction feels like an adventurous act, nudging aside reality a word at a time.”  ― James Van Pelt Although I was still avoiding Instagram completely, and all but ignoring LinkedIn,  I believed I had become sophisticated in my use of … Continue reading

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Sultry Nights A Limited Edition Romance Collection

Sultry Nights  A Limited Edition Romance Collection Containing Stories from:  Nicole Morgan, Jocelyn Dex, Alison Foster,  Kate Richards, Linda O’Connor, Samantha Holt, Jerrie Alexander,  Whitley Cox, Krista Ames, Ursula Sinclair, Measha Stone, Tuesday Embers,  Siera London,  Rachel Shane, Bonnie Phelps, Misha Elliott,  Alyson Reynolds, Jenna Bayley-Burke,  Madison Michael,  Pepper Goodrich, Marcia James, Destiny … Continue reading

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Anxiety, a Romantic Suspense from H.D. Thomson #Giveaway

Anxiety Complete Series – Episodes 1 through 6 by H.D. Thomson H.D. Thomson is giving away a fabulous prize package during the tour. Please use the Rafflecopter below to enter. Remember you may increase your chances of winning by visiting … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned after One Year of an Author’s 12-Step Plan

“Anyone who knows me – even a little – knows that organization is not my strong suit, Not even close. To deal with this, I have created my own 12-step program to survive and thrive as both writer and marketer … Continue reading

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Confessions and Confusions of a “Bachelor” Addict

I am a grown woman; an educated professional woman. I make these statements not to brag, but to help explain my confusion. What am I confused about, you may wonder. The answer is “Bachelor in Paradise”. I freely admit that … Continue reading

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