Category: Romance

Start Over. Again. And, Again.

Friendly reminder that even though Mondays are notorious for being awful, they also offer us the opportunity to start again. Whatever the goal or project that lost traction over the weekend, it gets a chance to revive on Monday. So, here’s to Monday and… Continue Reading “Start Over. Again. And, Again.”

The Writing Learning Curve

In the midst of editing book 2 in the Chronicles of the Heart Series, I have come to realize all of the mistakes I made with book 1, Capturing a Countess’ Heart. Even though book 1 received much constructive criticism from beta readers, contest… Continue Reading “The Writing Learning Curve”

Patience

Have you ever felt like you’ve worked so hard towards a goal…and you know what the end result looks like…but you just can’t seem to get there? The road is not easy or clear of obstacles, but you surge forward knowing you will get… Continue Reading “Patience”

Be Gentle With Yourself

Because you deserve it. You give everyone around you a break, the benefit of the doubt, another chance to undo a wrong. You forgive and forget and forge ahead. You are for the people around you and for the people you love at all… Continue Reading “Be Gentle With Yourself”

How Much Energy Do We Have?

I nearly got an anxiety attack as I created this graphic. Some things on the graphic do not reflect my life, but I tried to make it as comprehensive as possible…just because I don’t pick up a hammer, doesn’t mean other mothers don’t (however,… Continue Reading “How Much Energy Do We Have?”

Reviews Are Fascinating!

Reviews are a great way to receive feedback on your writing and what you’re publishing. They also remind you to remain true to the vision you have for your characters and books, because you can’t please everyone and everyone will always have an opinion.… Continue Reading “Reviews Are Fascinating!”

Friends to Lovers Regency Romance

When I started to write Charlotte’s story, I was certain she would be the peeress and the man she would find happily ever after with had to be someone for whom a title held little appeal. It was also known to me from the… Continue Reading “Friends to Lovers Regency Romance”

Write Everyday

Mid-week inspo to keep writing! Regardless of what is happening around you or within you, make the time to write. We write because we have to. It is a calling from our soul to put words to the feelings, imaginings and stories bouncing around… Continue Reading “Write Everyday”

Your Next Beach Read?

Here’s a tantalizing excerpt from Capturing a Countess’ Heart…when Charlotte and Matthew begin to realize their friendship is being challenged to become something more: “They really missed you,” she said softly. And, after a beat, the words deep in her heart could no longer… Continue Reading “Your Next Beach Read?”

Minor Characters

During my publishing journey, I discovered a divide between readers who like minor characters to have a more active role in the plot and those who don’t. Many times editors advised to decrease the page space given to said characters in favour of the… Continue Reading “Minor Characters”

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