New Release News- The Player by Jacquie Biggar #RomCom #SportsRomance


I have a new release and it’s a Rom-com! When I started writing the second book in the Men of WarHawks series I had in mind a suspense novel with a female antagonist because I’d read somewhere that something like one in ten women are criminals. Enter Olivia Brandt- psycho stalker. Excerpt from Villain’s POV […]

Read More

#BookReview- Simple by Anita Dawes #Suspense @jaydawes2


SHADES OF DELIVERANCE MEETS THE WALTONS…Simple’s life is a painful nightmare.He is one huge bear of a man, but with the heart and mind of an innocent child. He suffers terrible abuse from his vicious and uncaring backwoods family.Together with his half-sister Leanne, they are hunted like wild animals and suffer the terror of nearly […]

Read More

#BookReview- Amanda in Alberta by Darlene Foster #ChildrensMystery @SuperMegaWoman


Amanda is delighted to show Leah aaround Alberta during her visit from England. They take in the Calgary Stampede, go on a cattle drive, visit Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump, spend time with the dinosaurs at the Royal Tyrrell Museum and explore the crazy Hoodoos.When Amanda finds a stone with a unique mark on it, she doesn’t […]

Read More

Photo Challenge- Early #SundayStills


This Week’s Theme- Early Terri Webster Schrandt poses the question; what does early mean to you? Check out her post for Sunday Stills here and join the challenge! What does early mean to you?

Read More

#MovieReview- Ford V Ferrari #action #suspense


Ford V Ferrari American automotive designer Carroll Shelby and fearless British race car driver Ken Miles battle corporate interference, the laws of physics and their own personal demons to build a revolutionary vehicle for the Ford Motor Co. Together, they plan to compete against the race cars of Enzo Ferrari at the 24 Hours of Le […]

Read More

On Writing Romantic Suspense


Originally posted on Word by Word:
Writing romantic suspense involves the skillful juggling of romantic elements and nail-biting suspense. A daunting task but so rewarding when all the essential ingredients come together in a well-crafted, character-driven novel. Here are eight tips: Ask yourself: what is intriguing about the premise? What will attract readers to the…

Read More

Mr. Sagittarius by M J Mallon #NewRelease #Poetry


Who Is Mr. Sagittarius? And what is his connection to twin brothers, Harold and William? When Harold dies, he leaves a simple memorial request Will his sister Annette honour it? Or, will the magic of the garden ensure that she does. A magical story expressed via poetry and prose with photographic images. Mr. Sagittarius is […]

Read More

The Sugar Report


Originally posted on Carrot Ranch Literary Community:
In WWI, letters from girlfriends and wives back home were called sugar reports. Messages might sustain soldiers on their quests, giving them something sweet to look forward to. It’s not certain if this phrase was used in other wars, but the idea is ageless. Writers were asked to…

Read More

#TuesdayBookReview- The Good and the Not So Good #amreading


I had the chance to read three very different books lately. Some lived up to expectations, while one was a disappointment. Do you have auto-buy authors that have turned out to be DNF reads? First up: I love, love Kristan Higgins! TURNING THIRTY HAS ITS UPS AND DOWNS…  For Callie Grey, coming to grips with […]

Read More

Lies He Told Series by @SylvieGrayson #Romance #Reading


Rain Man Lies He Told Book 2 by Sylvie Grayson Genre: Romantic Suspense Can Rain solve his last case without getting his girlfriend arrested? Rainier is a survivor. He’s made some mistakes, and now he’s paying for them. As a condition of his probation, he must work with the police on investigations where his skills […]

Read More

February is National #Bird Feeding Month #Nature #SundayStills


Since moving to the west coast, DH and I have quickly become avid bird watchers. Being in Canada, we know how important it is to have food out for our feathered friends, but I hadn’t realized February was National Bird Feeding Month! Check out Terri Schrandt’s interesting #blog to learn more and to participate in […]

Read More

A Letter From Home- #FlashFictionChallenge #amwriting


February 13, 2020, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story that includes a sugar report. Use its original meaning of a letter from a sweetheart to a soldier, or invent a new use for it. Go where the prompt leads! Follow along or join in at Charli Mills’ Carrot Ranch- here […]

Read More

I #Read My Own #Book, and I Liked It! #Romance


I read my book, Valentine, and got a kick out of it! I’ve always avoided it, I’m not sure why. Maybe, I was scared to find out how bad they were, lol. I think we writers have fragile egos (or I do, anyway) and worry we’re doing the old, fake it, til we make it, […]

Read More

Dog in the Daisies


Originally posted on Carrot Ranch Literary Community:
When we lose a pet, their brief lifespan frames a period within our own. Bobo was born to us from our family dog, all five of us present. We were able to witness her last exhale, surrounding her with love for the good dog she was. The dogs…

Read More

#BookReview- A Favor For A Favor by @HelenaHunting #SportsRomance


From the New York Times bestselling author of Pucked and A Lie for a Lie, a new stand-alone romance about trading favors, battling wills, and winning love. When I joined Seattle’s NHL expansion team, I thought it was the start of something great. But nothing ever goes the way you expect. Take my introduction to my new neighbor. She came […]

Read More

Ways to Inspire Your Writing #WritingTips #WritingCommunity


Ways I’ve found to inspire my writing I often get asked where I go for inspiration. There are literally a million different storylines out there- you just have to be open to ideas. The other night, on America’s Got Talent there was a trapeze act where the woman flipped in mid-air over a fiery pit […]

Read More

#NewBook! #Valentine


Originally posted on Teagan's Books:
Tuesday, February 11, 2020 Don’t look at your calendar, my chuckaboos. You’re right, this is not Wednesday.  I couldn’t wait to let you know that I have a new novelette.  With your encouragement, I finished the story I told you about last week!  I even made a video trailer…

Read More