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I’m excited to announce my novel, CALAMITY, has been selected as a finalist in the RWA Pages From the Heart contest. 2016 Pages From The Heart Contest Finalists CALAMITY is a romantic comedy about unlucky Mallory, who thinks her fortune’s beginning to change after a series of disasters culminates in a proposal from a dreamy […]
I’m stealing a page from Brighton Walsh who has some excellent homework assignments on her blog. The first homework assignment I give is a bit dastardly, but it’s something I always do before I start revising: Map the book on a spreadsheet. If you’re a plotter, you may laugh at the necessity of doing this […]
Warning. This is going to get maudlin. I didn’t write about David Bowie on Monday. Not much. I shared some songs with other fans who were grieving. I posted errant comments about this video, that concert, this picture, that memory. But I didn’t write anything. I didn’t even think about writing anything. It was like […]
I am so excited to share Brenda Drake’s Thief of Lies which is due to release on January 5. Check out the gorgeous cover and see below for more info about the book, plus an excerpt. Gia Kearns would rather fight with boys than kiss them. That is, until Arik, a leather clad hottie in […]
My book, originally titled I WANT YOU TO WANT ME, has a new name: SOME KIND OF MAGIC. The contract arrived yesterday, and I’ve sent it back. Once it’s finalized, I’ll officially be a Kensington author!
So last Wednesday, I got an email from my agent with the subject “Offer!” that I did not even notice because she has my last WIP and I was totally waiting and hoping to hear from her about that. It didn’t occur to me to expect an offer on the book on sub, because I […]
This is a redundant post because if you want to learn how to write a great query: Read Query Shark. Keep reading it. Read it some more. You’re not done yet. I know you’re cheating because you wouldn’t be looking here for a quick fix if you’d really read the query shark archives. But I’ll […]