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A CRAZY KIND OF LOVE is a Desert Rose RWA Golden Quill finalist

A CRAZY KIND OF LOVE is a Desert Rose RWA Golden Quill finalist

A CRAZY KIND OF LOVE is a finalist for the 2018 Desert Rose RWA Golden Quill.  

Some Kind of Magic is a finalist in the National Readers' Choice Award

Some Kind of Magic is a finalist in the National Readers’ Choice Award

SOME KIND OF MAGIC has been selected as an OKRWA National Readers’ Choice Award finalist!      

Some Kind of Magic is a finalist in the VRW HOLT Medallion contest

Some Kind of Magic is a finalist in the VRW HOLT Medallion contest

Some Kind of Magic is a finalist in the Virginia Romance Writers HOLT Medallion contest for Best Long Contemporary AND Best First Book AND Best Book by a Virginia Author. I’m over the moon! 2018 HOLT Medallion Finalists

Interview with Kristin Button author of The Summer Corset

Interview with Kristin Button author of The Summer Corset

I’m crazy excited to share this interview with Kristin Button whose book, The Summer Corset, is available exclusively on Radish. Synopsis Eighteen-year-old Jenna O’Brien was born too late. She’s a natural for her new summer job after high school graduation at a historic Civil War fort as a living history interpreter, complete with petticoats and […]

Me in Paris where I discovered a typewriter!

My Book’s in France!

I’m a Francophile. I have been since I was in sixth grade and my teacher took our class on a tour of the world and filled my imagination with visions of enormous museums, ancient monuments, fancy breads, funny hats, and beautiful accents. I couldn’t start taking French 1 until I was in 9th grade. My […]

French Language Version of A Crazy Kind of Love

French Language Version of A Crazy Kind of Love

The French language version of A Crazy Kind of Love, renamed Y A Pas Photo, will be available Jan 30, 2018. I absolutely adore the new cover! You can pre-order from Amazon France.

Release blitz for Kari Lemor FATAL EVIDENCE

Release blitz for Kari Lemor FATAL EVIDENCE

I’m excited to be a part of the release blitz for the third installment in Kari Lemor’s Love on the Line series:   What you don’t know can get you killed . . . Construction company owner Scott Holland doesn’t go looking for trouble, but he’s just stumbled on plenty. The rundown mill he’s bought […]

A Crazy Kind of Love Release Day Blitz + Giveaway

A Crazy Kind of Love Release Day Blitz + Giveaway

Release Date November 28, 2017   Synopsis In this irresistible new novel by Mary Ann Marlowe, one woman’s up-close and sexy encounter with a tabloid sensation reveals the dizzying—and delicious—dilemma of dating in the spotlight . . . Celebrities hold zero interest for photographer Jo Wilder. That’s a problem, since snapping pics of the stars […]

A Crazy Kind of Love Excerpt

Release Date November 28, 2017 Synopsis In this irresistible new novel by Mary Ann Marlowe, one woman’s up-close and sexy encounter with a tabloid sensation reveals the dizzying—and delicious—dilemma of dating in the spotlight . . . Celebrities hold zero interest for photographer Jo Wilder. That’s a problem, since snapping pics of the stars is […]

Spotlight + #Giveaway for Heather Van Fleet’s THE RIGHT KIND OF RECKLESS

Title: The Right Kind of Reckless Author: Heather Van Fleet Genre: NA/Contemporary Romance Release Date: November 7, 2017    I’m in love with a woman I can’t have, and there’s absolutely nothing I can do to stop myself from falling. The problem? Her brother’s my best friend. I shouldn’t want her this much. Not when […]

Release blitz + #Giveaway for Heather Van Fleet’s THE RIGHT KIND OF RECKLESS available today.

Title: The Right Kind of Reckless Author: Heather Van Fleet Genre: NA/Contemporary Romance Release Date: November 7, 2017  I’m in love with a woman I can’t have, and there’s absolutely nothing I can do to stop myself from falling. The problem? Her brother’s my best friend. I shouldn’t want her this much. Not when it […]

Release Blitz + Giveaway: Laura Heffernan’s SWEET REALITY

  Release Date: September 5, 2017   Synopsis SUGAR, SEA SALT, AND SHOW BIZ Jen Reid’s life after walking off a reality show has been great–she’s gone from being a broke twenty-four-year-old Seattleite with no love life and no job to the twenty-five-year-old who got the guy, moved to Miami, and is starting a bakery […]

The Awful Truth About Being a Mentor

The Awful Truth About Being a Mentor

I never sleep well the night before Pitch Wars reveals.  Will our mentors be happy with me/our team? Will the people we didn’t pick be devastated? I toss and turn because I can’t stop thinking of all the very kind people who trusted me with their words, who sent me their hopes along with their […]

Dear PitchWars 2017 Mentees

Dear PitchWars 2017 Mentees

First things first. There will be a lot of sad faces once the mentee announcement goes live. I truly wish that weren’t the case. Disappointment sucks ass. I’ve been there and I know. I truly hope that those of you who aren’t chosen will keep the faith, keep writing, keep learning, and keep in touch. […]

Interview with GSMC Book Review Podcast

Sneak Peek + Giveaway: Laura Heffernan's SWEET REALITY

Sneak Peek + Giveaway: Laura Heffernan’s SWEET REALITY

Release Date: September 5, 2017   Synopsis SUGAR, SEA SALT, AND SHOW BIZ Jen Reid’s life after walking off a reality show has been great–she’s gone from being a broke twenty-four-year-old Seattleite with no love life and no job to the twenty-five-year-old who got the guy, moved to Miami, and is starting a bakery with […]

French Foreign Rights for A Crazy Kind of Love

French Foreign Rights for A Crazy Kind of Love

I am ridiculously excited that A Crazy Kind of Love will be translated into  French.

Pitch Wars Wish List 2017

Pitch Wars Wish List 2017

WELCOME TO TEAM TWUWUV! This year, I’ll be co-mentoring with KELLI NEWBY (EEEEE!). Kelli and I were co-mentees under Jaime Loren back in 2014, and she’s become one of my best friends and most trusted critique partners. So this is wicked exciting for us. We pretty much totally overlap in our interests anyway, so this […]

#PitchWars Submission Window Advice

#PitchWars Submission Window Advice

On August 2,  the sub window will open and suddenly the vibe on the #PitchWars feed will change dramatically. Mentees will freak out about pulling the trigger, as everyone seems to be sending in their subs, but you’re not ready yet, and the mentors have suddenly gone dark. Panic sets in. First of all RELAX. You […]

How to Prepare for #PitchWars

How to Prepare for #PitchWars

I see a lot of people on Twitter wanting to know “how do I prepare for Pitch Wars?” And I got to thinking of all the things, so I thought I’d share some random advice. Polish your MS The first, most obvious thing you should be doing right now is getting your manuscript finished, revised, […]