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Off to Spalding University’s MFA Low Residency!

I’m off to my second intensive low-residency at Spalding University’s Master of Fine Arts in Writing program in about an hour.  In many ways it is very different from my past experiences through conferences and seminars through Romance Writers of … Continue reading

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Books! Holiday Offerings

I am pleased to present a number of options for experiencing my books this season. Two holiday novellas, Christmas Hope from last year, and Christmas Grace, this year’s offering, are both available from Amazon as ebooks and in print. Through … Continue reading

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Home from San Antonio!

Last week, I attended Romance Writers of America’s® national conference in San Antonio, Texas. I’d never been there, and really enjoyed getting to know the Riverwalk area. Beautiful, inspiring, and great fun to explore! As you can tell by the … Continue reading

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My Writing Process blog relay!

Thank you, super-nice and extremely talented Sonali Dev, for inviting me to participate in the My Writing Process blog tour! I really enjoyed reading about Sonali’s simple chaos process, probably because I can relate so well! I will address why … Continue reading

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Five days until Writing Retreat!

Preparing for this writing adventure is very different from the hoopla and excitement of this summer’s Romance Writers of America conference. I’m not sure I could handle a steady diet of the intensity of that experience – which makes this … Continue reading

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Golden Heart Recap…

Here we all are – Romance Writers of America’s® 2013 Golden Heart® nominees in the Contemporary Single Title category! From the left: Nan Dixon, Jacqueline Floyd, Sheila Athens, Leslie Lynch, Jane O’Hanlon, Talia Quinn Daniels, Katie Graykowski, and Sonali Dev. … Continue reading

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Whoops! WHOOPEE!!!!

I missed yesterday’s post – partly because I was busy (ya think?!), and partly because my daughter and her friend came to be with me at the ceremony. I took a much-needed break from conference activities to go hang out … Continue reading

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2 days until the Golden Heart/Rita awards!

What a wonderful (and full) pre-conference day yesterday! I met the rest of my Contemporary Single Title Golden Heart group – minus Katie Graykowski, who didn’t come to the conference. What a wonderful group of women! (We miss Katie; wish … Continue reading

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3 Days!

And too busy to post! What can I say? The conference hasn’t officially begun, and the Golden Heart/Rita ceremony is the furthest thing from my mind. The experience is overwhelming – and fun – and I’m late for my volunteer … Continue reading

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4 days!

A four-leaf clover seems appropriate for celebrating the four day mark until Golden Heart® and Rita® winners are announced! That might be the touch of Irish in me, too. 😉 Today is ROAD TRIP! Packed, ready to roll, and the excitement … Continue reading

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