Monthly Archives: August 2010

Austen Authors Website

I am involved in a new “adventure.” Several Jane Austen-inspired authors are putting together a community website where we will share everything about Jane Austen, which we love (blogs, book promotions, giveaways, quizzes, etc.). The 19 authors include: Sharon Lathan, Abigail Reynolds, Marsha … Continue reading

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Class Reunion

This weekend I returned from my 45th high school class reunion. It was a wonderful weekend…got to see lots of “old” friends. Yes, we are in our 60s. However, if you had seen us on the dance floor, you might … Continue reading

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Hit the Wall

I am at a stand still with A Touch of Cashemere. I need to “plant” background information, which will affect the story’s ending, but I cannot seem to get past this point. It is very frustrating! I just have to … Continue reading

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Other RITA category nominees

These are other RITA nominees. Have you read any of them? If so, please comment. Others would love your input. Historical Romance: Wicked All Day – Liz Carlyle With Seduction in Mind – Laura Lee Guhrke To Beguile a Beast … Continue reading

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Georgian Era Happenings: Thoroughbred Horse Racing

One of the more challenging aspects of writing historical romance is the amount of research one must do. It is not uncommon to spend 8 – 10 hours researching a fact that in less than a paragraph in the book. … Continue reading

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2010 RITA Award Finalists – Contemporary

It seems people have been asking me lately for books that they might consider reading. As I read LOTS of historical romance, I have no problem in that area, but I admit to not being as “adept” in recommending other … Continue reading

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Which of these have you read?

I was fortunate to be a finalist for the Booksellers Best Award. Those of us present for the winners’ announcements enjoyed a fabulous evening of getting to know other authors and a delicious “spread” of appetizers. Please understand. I never … Continue reading

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