Don’t Make Me Beautiful

“Don’t Make Me Beautiful is a deeply touching, beautiful and inspiring story with a powerful message about the strength of survival and the healing power of love. It’s both heart breaking and heart warming with a strong heroine, a to-die-for hero, and a story that will stay with you long after you finish reading. It […]

Highlights of past promos…

Special Promo #1: TREE HUGGING PICTURE CONTEST.   This promo is finished.  3 lovely readers received $25 gift cards for their tree-hugging photos, voted on by other readers and members of my Fan Club. Special Promo #2:  FREE BOOK GIVEAWAYS – INDIE AUTHORS.   This promo is finished, but I’ll do another one in January […]

New release, box set action, audio book, and more!

NEW RELEASE ALERT I have lots going on! First, REBEL is published, the first in a 3-book new adult romance series.  No cliffhanger, but all 3 books are connected.  Here are some links for ya! Amazon US: Amazon UK: Amazon CA: Amazon DE: Amazon FR: Amazon IT: Amazon ES: […]

Book covers as advertisements

I wrote this post yesterday that sparked a lot of comments here and online, and it morphed into a conversation about book covers as advertisements for the stories inside.  I just wanted to expand on that concept, so here I am once again, avoiding my work in progress to bring you my pontifications. Sometime I […]

…Aaaaand ACTION!

I get messages once in a while from soon-to-be self-published authors soliciting advice about writing and publishing.  I recently answered a question of one of these folks and thought I’d share my answer with anyone reading my blog.  I should be writing a book right now, but I often indulge in other activities to avoid […]

Hugh Howey is my hero

Hugh Howey is my hero

Many of you know of Hugh Howey.  He’s a spectacularly successful indie author of the movie-optioned, dystopian series WOOL.  He’s also quite a trailblazer for indies, getting traditional deals with big publishers most people said would never happen. Unfortunately, because he’s also an incredibly nice person who’s very connected with his readers, he has had […]

I am so behind in blogging anything of worth

I have been so busy writing books and having fun with my family, trying to soak up the last rays of summer, that I’ve completely stopped blogging.  Something had to give, and it’s better that than my book writing. I just published DON’T MAKE ME BEAUTIFUL, a romantic suspense novel that’s getting a lot of […]

Enter to win a Kindle Fire!

I banded together with a few other authors to offer FREE stuff to our readers.  A Kindle Fire … what?!  Yeah.  That’s right.  Enter to win today! How would you like to WIN A KINDLE FIRE? Summer is just about over but the heat is just beginning for NA Romance fans – Enter the Kindle […]

BY DEGREES is published!

Here are the buy links and descriptions for my latest release, BY DEGREES, an adult romance. AMAZON LINKS: US: UK: Canada: Deutschland: France: Italia: Espana: LINK ON NOOK: Scarlett Barnes has another name she goes by sometimes. People call her The Normalizer when they need her to […]