4 Beyond Disney’s Magic and Miami’s Glitz

When you think of Florida, do you immediately think 1) Spring break on the beach or 2) Disney? If so, you’re not alone. But Florida, believe it or not, offers much more than that. I live in Central Florida, and when we moved up here from S. Florida’s hustle and bustle 25 years ago, we… Read More

1 Behind the Scenes With Christina Hovland

Thanks so much for having me here at Writerspace today! I am so excited to talk about my new romantic momedy, Rachel, Out of Office. This is the story of a single mom trying to be all the things to everybody in her life, while leaving no time for the things she really needs. Enter… Read More

9 New Beginnings

We’re almost three weeks into the new year. Christmas seems like it was so long ago—the baking, decorating, and shopping nothing but a dream. Many resolutions—made with the best of intention—have fallen to the wayside. But that doesn’t change the fact that January is traditionally a time for new beginnings. Even if you haven’t kept… Read More

4 The Story Behind the Story

I often get asked, “Do you ever run out of story ideas?” Honestly, not in this lifetime. I have so many ideas running through my head it’s more a matter of being selective and choosing what really talks to me. And also what I hope my readers will enjoy, too. Often the best stories come… Read More

4 Do You Like Kittens in Romance Books?

Dogs? How about twins? My upcoming book, Amy’s Forever Love, was wonderful fun to write! The hero is a veterinarian who owns a basset hound named Bummer. I love basset hounds. Their expression is so soulful and they seem to listen to every word. The story begins with Amy, a single mom, and her twins… Read More

10 First Kiss—Bliss, or Miss?

Did you know if your partner was The One after the first smooch? First Kiss=Forever.               Or was it:                 Worst Kiss=Last Kiss, and you moved on? Share in the comments for a chance to win some Kiss swag. Now, let’s get… Read More


Ringing in the New Year was a little different for most of us what with the pandemic still hovering over us. Well, not really that much different for my hubby Joe and me. We’re homebodies anyway, so when we heard the next-door neighbors popping off fireworks at midnight, we simply offered each other a simple,… Read More

13 Hockey Jeopardy!

Thanks so much for having us here today! We are so excited to be here and to have the opportunity to talk about our sweet YA romance, IN THE PENALTY BOX! Before we get started on our post, we wanted to let you know that we are giving away a $10.00 Amazon gift card! Details… Read More

8 Crown of Bones – the Relentless Muse

Today is special to me, the birthday of Crown of Bones, book #1 in the Amassia series. To celebrate with you, I am giving away a signed copy of this YA Fantasy novel, along with some cool swag. So please, pop your name in the comments and be in it to win. The thrill of… Read More

10 What’s Your Genre?

My agent once told me it takes five books for readers to associate your name with your genre. That’s excellent, I thought. Until I took a wide look at the stories I’ve written and the ones I plan to write and quickly realized my books don’t fit into one – or even two – neatly… Read More