PICK AT LEAST ONE OF THE GREAT READS BLOOMING THIS MAY

Some blooming great books written by Writerspace Top Shelf authors are sprouting up this May. So go ahead, pick your own bouquet of fantastic reads. They’re all sure to help your delight grow, whether read out in the sunshine or while sitting in the shade. Almost Like Being in Love (Lost Hearts #2) By Christina… Read More

Why I Love Series (And You Should, Too!)

When I first wrote Some Like It Royal, I wasn’t looking to write a series. The goal, as with any new book, was to tell the story of Alyx and Daniel. As Alyx discovered her family, however, I discovered other characters whose stories I wanted to tell. I read somewhere once that the difference between… Read More

6 Who Wants to Live Forever?

Hi everyone – I’m excited to be on the blog today! Have you ever wondered what it would be like to live forever?  I think my fascination with immortals started with Anne Rice’s Vampire Chronicles, carried into the Highlander movies and tv series, and finally culminated for me with my Night series. I’m intrigued to… Read More

1 The Woman’s Got Issues

When I set out to write the second book in my Sons of Kane series, Don’t Blackmail the Vampire, writing a heroine with a lot of baggage wasn’t the plan. If you’ve read Don’t Bite the Bridesmaid, you know that this series is light and fun. You can probably tell from the titles that the… Read More

Women of TV have united against lupus!

Women of TV have united against lupus! Presenting empower: fight like a girl, a special collection of short stories by top women writers from some of your favorite shows, including:Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Family Guy, Person of Interest, Grimm, Battlestar Galactica, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Law & Order: SVU, Star Trek: Voyager, Eureka, Twisted, The 100,… Read More

3 Fiction on Ice

In THE APPLE ORCHARD, Tess, an art provenance expert, keeps her handwritten notes in the freezer. Our dashing hero, Dominic, discovers this habit of hers (along with her other less-than-attractive habits, such as drying her undies by draping them over lampshades, and subsisting on Red Bull and microwave burritos, when he visits her apartment. I… Read More

8 What Sort of Series…

I love discovering new series—that wonderful feeling you get when you really enjoy a book and you know there are a whole load more to come. I love falling in love with characters and knowing I’m going to meet them again. And getting immersed in a world and knowing I’ll get to visit over and… Read More

33 Five Characters I Wish I Could Have Coffee With

By the time I finish a book I’m so familiar with the characters—especially the hero and heroine—that I can speak in their voices, tell you what decisions they would make in any given situation, name their pet peeves, and relay what they’d want for dinner on any given night. Yeah, I know a lot about… Read More

2 You Gotta Risk it to Get the Biscuit

I’m a risk taker. Well, about some things, anyway. While I’m a certified SCUBA diver and truly enjoyed parasailing, most of the risks I’ve taken have involved my professional life. I’ve opened a couple of businesses, created and developed my own product lines, accepted positions with risky startups, tried careers that have little if anything… Read More

What Makes a Good Setting for a Story?

The end of May, the tenth book in my AGAINST series, AGAINST THE WILD, is being released.  This is the first of three books about the rugged Brodie brothers of Alaska. Being plot-oriented, I usually work through the story from start to finish, then figure out where the best place is going to be for… Read More