A Total Eclipse of the Sun

By Nikki Brock It’s always been a cliché. Carly Simon wrote about it in her song “You’re So Vain.” Life-changing. Consciousness-altering. Once in a lifetime. You are probably reading this on the day of the first total eclipse of the sun to visit any part of the US since 1979 and the first one seen… Read More

Shark Attack–Terror or Treat?

The opening shark attack scene in my new release, FORSAKEN, is 100% true–at least that’s the way it played out in my mind! LOL! I’m horrible with dates, but waaaay back in maybe 1999? Hubby and I decided to become certified divers. The training was fairly straightforward, aside from far too much math, and culminated… Read More

1 The Cat Women Collective

by Rebecca Barrett What, you might ask, is the Cat Women Collective? Well, first of all, it’s a whole lot of fun. It involves writers, sentient animals, more specifically Trouble, the black cat detective, and a lot of mischief. As you can see, we like to really get into the story telling mode. One of… Read More

1 Dive into the Spine-Tingling World of ICE

Are you a fan of romantic suspense? Do you like heart-thumping, spine-tingling stories with tough military heroes, and heroines who can hold their own? Amy Jarecki has embarked on a new series entitled ICE (acronym for International Clandestine Enterprise) about talented military heroes and heroines who are recruited into the elite international spy organization, ICE,… Read More

2 Did You Read Little House on the Prairie?

My latest Love Inspired Historical romance Frontier Want Ad Bride is set in Pepin, Wisconsin, the birthplace of Laura Ingalls Wilder, author of all the “Little House” books. Pepin was the setting of the first “House” book, The Little House in the Big Woods. I really tried to capture that “Little House in the Prairie”… Read More

From Killing to Kissing…

A Thriller Author’s Journey to Happily Ever After By Dawn Klehr How’s that title for disturbing? I have to admit, the thriller junkie in me adores it! And the romance writer in me understands it completely. As the saying goes, there’s a thin line between love and hate…and I cross that line daily. Yes, I’m… Read More

Sweetbriar Cottage: The Story Behind the Story

Sweetbriar Cottage was initially conceived during a workshop at a writer’s conference. Over the next few days the ideas just kept flowing. The characters arrived on the scene fully fleshed, scene ideas poured out, and dialogue came as fast as I could jot it down. This is my 30th book and, I assure you, that… Read More

Get Out of My Kitchen

by Kyra Jacobs Ask anyone about my cooking skills, and you’ll soon learn I’m not the smoothest operator in the kitchen. Baking desserts I can do, but experimenting with a little dab of this and a touch of that for main courses? Uh, no. I need exact measurements and rules to follow. Sarcasm, however, runs… Read More