Crazy Crafts and Cover Reveals!

Crazy Crafts and Cover Reveals! My goodness, you are a crafty lot, aren't you? In a recent email, I revealed my big oops making the Gigi Hadid coat, and so many of you emailed me back with: Lots of really good tips on how to avoid such a disaster in the future, and. Requests to

Historical Romance Cover Reveal!

Historical Romance Cover Reveal! I got an email from a reader in Thailand the other day. She says that the street of Bangkok, which used to be permanently log-jammed with traffic, are now empty. The smog has lifted, too. It’s not just Times Square. We really are a global village now, aren’t we? I’ve got

Don’t do Facebook? How not to miss out!

On Facebook, on Monday, we had a rolling, roiling discussion about print versus ebooks, and how to maximize your book collection. Lots of differing opinions...including mine! I had an eye opener regarding print and ebooks recently, which I shared in the discussion. One of the viewers/commentors was US Today Best Selling romance author Laurann Dohner, a complete

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On the blog…Two Years Ago

I've been running this blog for a long time.  If you include the occasional break from blogging, and the times when my site host shut me down for too much traffic (yes, they can do that), then I've been blogging since 2005.  Most of the older posts are now articles on the Articles pages. Out

CHRONICLES OF THE LOST YEARS – Sherlock Holmes Romance – Free Until Sunday

Please take note of the date of this post! If you’re reading this somewhere in the future, the book is probably no longer available for free and I don’t want you to be disappointed. Check the date line! :) _____________ The first book in my Sherlock Holmes series, Chronicles of the Lost Years, is free

CARSON’S NIGHT – Vampires + Gargoyles MF Romance. Free Until Sunday

Please take note of the date of this post! If you're reading this somewhere in the future, the book is probably no longer available for free and I don't want you to be disappointed. Check the date line! :) _____________ Carson's Night is the first book in the vampire + gargoyle series, The Stonebrood Saga.

Margaret River – A Perfect Place to Get Lost

Perth, the capital of Western Australia, is the most remote city in the world, at the southern end of the biggest state in Australia.  Even further south, tucked away at the far southern toe of the state, inside a national park, is a small former timber-town; Margaret River. Because hardly anyone ever goes to Perth

WAIT – Time Twist Tale 1.1 – Now Out!

Wait is the first of the Time Twist Tales -- short stories and novellas weaving in and out of the Beloved Bloody Time series. There will be other Time Twist Tales later (right now, I'm writing Book 4 in the series, so fun bits like these will have to wait a while). Wait features Tally

It’s Sherlock Holmes’ Birthday!

Sherlockians long ago settled (in their own minds, at least) that March 8 is Sherlock Holmes' birthday.  They arrived at the date by combing through all the Holmes stories Conan Doyle ever wrote, and sifting for clues, and extrapolating from there. Did you enjoy the third season of the most recent rendition of Sherlock Holmes,

The Shot Heard Around the Publishing World

This was going to be a simple Mash post, but it ended up I had so much to say about AuthorEarnings.com, I turned it into a dedicated post just on the tornado that is ripping through the publishing world. A few weeks ago, super-sonically successful indie author Hugh Howey (author of Wool, amongst others) launched a

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