AUTHOR HARPER LEE DIES, PLUS A MAJOR LAWSUIT INVOLVING SHERRILYN KENYON

There have been several author deaths in the past few weeks. AWARD-WINNING AUTHOR Margaret Forster, who wrote more than 40 books after her 1960s bestseller Georgy Girl, died this past month at age 77.  Forster’s husband, the writer and journalist Hunter Davies, reported her death at a hospice near her …

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Saying Goodbye

Fifteen years ago this month I got the call. Tina Colombo, who is now Tina James, called me and bought The Lawman Who Loved Her, my first book for Harlequin Intrigue. That was one of the best days of my life. Who knew that now, in 2015, I would have …

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May I be Excused? My Brain is Full.

I pack a suitcase like I pack boxes for moving. Badly! I wish I were a more organized person. In my mind, in my personal habits, in my housekeeping. But i’m not. And for the most part, I’ve learned to accept myself for what I am. You know you’re in …

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Dear Stock Photo Site: eww, that’s NOT romantic!

Dear Stock Photo Sites (Photographers and Models:) Independent authors and small publishers are using stock photo sites for cover art images more than ever before. But for some reason, the sites, even ones who say they have art for romance covers, don’t have a clue what romance covers should look …

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COMFORT FOOD–Evil Plot or Sanity Saver?

What’s your favorite comfort food? Mashed potatoes and gravy? Chicken Soup? Ice Cream? It’s generally accepted that comfort food is traditionally eaten food that often provides a nostalgic or sentimental feeling to the person eating it), or simply provides the consumer an easy-to-digest meal, soft in consistency, and rich in calories, …

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LOVERS ACROSS TIME

If you think about it, and I have,  there are a lot of movies about lovers across time. Great movies, bad movies and everything in between. I’ve been thinking about my favorite time travel movies. I have no rhyme or reason to my list. It’s just a list of movies …

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