What I’ve Learned in Nine Years of #Blogging #WritingCommunity


Nine years of blogging! The best thing I’ve learned from blogging is the sense of community. Bloggers come from all over the world and from different walks of life and are from a wide range of ethnic and religious backgrounds. I think that’s what makes each post uniquely entertaining and beneficial from a learning standpoint-…

#NewRelease- Tinsel & Tea Cakes by @JillPiscitello #HolidayRomance @Piscj18


I’m pleased to welcome Jill Piscitello back to celebrate her new release, Tinsel & Tea Cakes! Author name:  Jill Piscitello Book Title:  Tinsel and Tea Cakes Genre:  Sweet, holiday romance Book blurb:   Hair stylist Scarlett Kerrigan lost her job and her apartment. To alleviate a touch of self-pity, she succumbs to her stepmom’s pressure…

Mind Games- #FictioninaFlash #amwriting #WritersCommunity


Week #32 of Suzanne Burke’s Fiction in a Flash Challenge. You can read the entries and join in here. I wrote this as a scene for my WIP and went over the 750 word limit by a bit- sorry! Mind Games Jessica and Chris had been trekking for what felt like forever, though when she…

Innocence- #FictioninaFlash Challenge #WritingCommunity #amwriting


This week’s Fiction in a Flash Challenge is provided by Suzanne Burke. You can read the entries and join in here. Innocence The snow fell softly, splattering against the windshield only to get brushed aside by the car’s wipers. It had been snowing for most of the three-hour drive and Vanessa was tired. If it…

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…

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,…

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!

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…