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....
Friends, meet Sonny McIntyre – the man who owns Cricket’s heart in novel-in-progress For the Birds.
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.
The tools and strategies I use in my writing and story planning process.
An excerpt of the first chapter of my current novel in progress, For the Birds.
This past year, I went through a bit of a writing slump. When I say a bit, what I really mean was that I was ready to throw in the towel because the book I was working on was bringing me zero joy, and I felt like I was out of ideas. And then, inspiration hit me out of left field in the form of a quarantine album, specifically one of the songs on the album.
Who is Cricket, exactly? What does she do for a living? How old is she? Where does she live? What are her quirks? These are all the thing I needed to figure out before I even started writing For the Birds.