Warning: This post is 0% about writing or books, and 100% about life as a middle-aged female. Keep scrolling to other blogs if that isn't your thing.
This weekend, I ignored the beautiful weather outside as much as I could and planted my butt in chair for two full days of solid editing.
When I published my first book, I wasn’t a newbie to public critiques. I worked for a newspaper and wrote a column on parenting - two places where trolls live in the comments section. I knew how horrible people could be, and had developed a somewhat thick skin over it. Don’t get me wrong, it never feels good when someone publicly blasts your parenting decisions or even your children. But you just have to keep reminding yourself that trolls feed on creating a reaction. Delete, and move on. It's different with reviews, though...
Last weekend, my husband and I took a road trip to Joshua Tree as a weekend getaway and research for my next novel. Our trip to the desert included wind, rats, and big beautiful Joshua Trees, plus a few unexpected surprises....
Because February is the month of love, I decided to focus my blog’s attention on Sonny, the Scottish heartthrob of For the Birds who owns Cricket’s heart. And today’s blog entry is about the inspiration behind Sonny’s romantic side: my husband.
Friends, meet Sonny McIntyre – the man who owns Cricket’s heart in novel-in-progress For the Birds.
Whether you’re part of a romantic relationship or not, this post is for you…because it’s about YOU.
For the Birds isn't your average romance novel. Here's what sets it apart.
Thoughts and stories about love, and what to look forward to this month on the blog.
Here's what I read this month, plus one addictive thing that kept me from reading as fast as usual.