If you know me you probably know by now that I write psychic romantic suspense under three different names:  Jayne Ann Krentz for contemporaries, Amanda Quick for historicals and Jayne Castle for my futuristic stories. Things were going swell until I realized the horrifying truth.  The dust bunnies had taken control of my Jayne Castle… Read More

2 Behind the Scenes of Serve ’N’ Protect

By Tee O’Fallon Serve ’N’ Protect is my eighth published romantic suspense and the first one for which I can’t take full credit for devising the plot. This was a true collaborative effort between me, my editor, and my publisher. For this story, my publisher said: “Hey, Tee. We’d like you to do something a… Read More

6 Christina, How Could You?

How could I what? OH! How could I complicate an already complicated love situation further in my Mommy Wars series by pairing Molly and Gavin together? The answer: How could I not?  I realize that there are some complicated relationship dynamics in this series. But, here’s the thing: that’s what makes it so fun. To… Read More

6  Rain, rain, rain….and books!

After a summer of severe drought in the Midwest, “rain” isn’t  a word we take lightly. Finally, we started seeing same rainy days as August came to an end. What a joy to see the sky dark and threatening, and to hear the patter of rain on our roof.  Like today! But this means it’s… Read More

15 My Hometown

I’ve always found history interesting; it was always my favorite subject in school when I was growing up. When I’m learning about the past, I always find myself asking. What if? That was how the Heart of Colton series was born. I based my little town of Colton on my hometown of West, Mississippi. A… Read More


G’day there, Writerspace followers. I’m thrilled to be here talking about my latest romance, Playing It Safe, which is, as the title of this blog eludes to, a male/male romance. Now, after eighty something boys-kissing-girls books – 6 so far in this series alone – this is a departure for me and not one I’d… Read More

2 “Hey, Doc. You Know That Patient You Saw . . .”

An emergency physician never wants to hear those words. The next line won’t be, “He stopped by the ER today to say he’s doing well.” Instead, the inevitable bad news will ignite emotions somewhere between regret and outright terror. Sometimes the bearer of bad news won’t make the slightest effort to spare your feelings. As… Read More

25 Third Times A Charm or Three Rewrites Later…

Hello Writerspace readers! I’m so happy to be here today to share a few words about my new release from Entangled Publishing, WRITTEN FOR YOU. It’s a friends to lovers, forced proximity, small town romance that took a long time to get to The End. You see, like my screenwriting hero, Cam, I suffered from… Read More

10 “What a Powerful Fiddle You Have.”

Words. There are millions of them. They are the tools we use to create and weave together stories. As a writer, I must choose them wisely, especially when writing my historical romances. Many words were not used hundreds of years ago. For example, the word “penis” was not used for the male sexual organ until… Read More

14 Rescue bunnies will kick your butt!

When my wife and I first started collecting rescue bunnies ten years ago, I knew nothing about rabbits. Like most people, I had been acculturated to think of rabbits as living plush toys: 24/7 snugglers created to be pets for tween girls. I was surprised to discover how complex their lives were. How territorial they… Read More