#BookBlast- My Journey to a @bookBub with Twilight’s Encore #RomSuspense #Reading


Twilight's Encore, book 3 in the Wounded Hearts series, is on #sale until September 12th! Every month I submit one of my books to BookBub in the hopes of scoring one of their career-changing Feature ads, and usually I get a 'sorry, we only accept a small number of stories turned in'. I can understand …

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Facing Life’s Challenges Head-On- #Inspirational #FamilyFirst


Photo by Magda Ehlers on Pexels.com No one said it would be easy... Why is it some people seem to breeze through life as though they're blessed by every good luck charm known to man? Gorgeous, popular, healthy, rich, if you want it, they've got it. Obviously, there's more to these divine beings than what …

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Ways to Inspire Your Writing #WritingTips #WritingCommunity


Photo by Cristian Dina on Pexels.com 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 …

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Series or Standalones- Does it Matter? #amwriting #Romance


Series or Standalones That was the question posed by a member of The Story Empire earlier last week. You can read his full thoughts here– well worth your time. I’ve read many great standalone books, (Cinderella anyone?) but have to admit I enjoy stories set in a series much more. There’s a deeper connection to a) the characters, …

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Spinning Tires #WritersLife #amwriting


Spinning My Tires Lately it feels as though my writing has come to a standstill and I'm just spinning tires without going anywhere. We were talking about this at my local critique group meeting and I realized- thankfully- that at least I'm not alone with this dilemma. Some call it writer's block or writer's slump, …

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Celebrating a Milestone- Realizing a Dream #Romance #Writer #eNovAaW


Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com Celebrating a Milestone Five years ago, I decided to quit feeling sorry for myself and do something about it. You see, I'd recently moved away from home and was lost and lonely. But, I had a dream. One I'd carried in the back of my mind for years. I wanted …

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Celebrating a #CoverReveal with a #Free day! #mgtab


One of the first things any potential buyer is drawn to, whether online, a library, or in a brick and mortar store is a standout cover. It is critically important that YOU, as a hard-working writer, DO NOT skip this important marketing step.

Finding Your Voice #Writertips #amwriting


Do you have a favorite author? One whose pages you could read without seeing the cover and you'd STILL be able to say without a doubt, yes, that is definitely their book?

I thought so 🙂

That's voice!

Help, my secondary character is taking over the book! #amwriting #Romance #mgtab


  Have you ever started to write a book and had a secondary character try to take over the story? It doesn't matter how hard you work at putting them on the sidelines, they keep popping up at the most inopportune times. I've found it's better to go with the flow and see where it takes …

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To #Blog or Not to Blog, that is the Question #Writerslife #mgtab


To blog or not to blog; I hear this question often. There are many demands on a writer's time. Most of us have families, day jobs, pets, houses to clean, yards to maintain, the list goes on and on, so how are we supposed to keep up a regular blog as well? And why should …

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The Snowball Effect #Writertips #HolidayRomance #mgtab @mimisgang1


The Benefits of a Writer's Group   A few months ago Mimi Barbour, creator of The Authors' Billboard, a group of over thirty bestselling romance writers, came up with the ingenious idea of setting up box sets varying in size from six to eight books and enrolling them into the Kindle Select program. The hope …

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Hearing Your Hero For the First Time #AudioBook #mgtab @Audible_com


It's hard to express the feeling I had this week when Audible released Missing: The Lady Said No to audiobook. Hearing your hero speak for the very first time is indescribable. I've been waiting for ACX- (Audible Creation Exchange) the company that produces audiobooks for leading suppliers such as Audible, Amazon, and I-tunes to allow Canadians …

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What I Learned From Lucifer #Writer #Suspense #mgtab


It's not what you're thinking. Okay, maybe it is. I've fallen in love. He's Handsome, smart, charming, and oh yeah, he's the devil. And I'm not alone. Thousands tune in every Monday night to watch what is quickly becoming a craze on Twitter and various other social media platforms. That's right, it's Lucifer. So what …

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You Are My Sunshine #LazyDaysOfSummer #amwriting #mgtab


I don't know about you, but when the warm winds and indigo blue skies of summer appear on the horizon, the last thing I want to do is sit in a chair forcing myself to fight past the sticky middle of my current WIP (work-in-progress). It's literally like pulling teeth. I'd much sooner have my …

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