Sometimes Rules Should Be Broken

HOT TIP FOR WRITERS, EDITORS, AND GRAMMATICALLY PICKY READERS I put up a post on my FB wall yesterday asking for people to choose between 2 options for a sentence being used in my manuscript (a fantasy novel narrated by a 17 year old girl), trying to find the one that was more grammatically correct. […]

Writing As Therapy…A Beautiful (Obsessive) Mind

I’m one of those people who has an obsessive mind, which might explain how I’m able to write full novels in a short period of time. I focus on one thing really hard, and I have to get it done, resolved, or taken care of before my mind can rest. Once I fixate on something, […]

Thank You

Five years ago today, I published my first book. Today I have 40 books written, I’ve sold over a million copies of them, and I have the most amazing reader-fans an author could ask for. To say I am blessed feels like an understatement! I just wanted to pause here on the 1st day of […]

Married to a Writer, Part 4

In last week’s installment of our Married to a Writer blog series, Craig told Noelle that he’s dog-eared all of the sex scenes in my novels. Read on to find out which one of my characters Craig inspired (and nope, it’s not who you might think!). What’s the most romantic thing you’ve ever done for Elle? […]

Married to a Writer, Part 3

Last week we left off with Craig mentioning deadlines at Elle Casey HQ. Read on for the next installment of Craig’s chat with Noelle. What’s it like at the house when Elle has a deadline approaching? Craig: It depends on whether it’s a contractual deadline or a self-imposed one. If it’s a contractual one, then […]

Simon and Garfunkel

For those of you who read my last post about the tragedy that struck my ranch on May 18th, I’m writing this update. That last post was so dark and sad, and I didn’t want you to think I was still in that place three days later. My days are still filled with tears, but […]