A Better Man

When we decided to co-author a new adult contemporary romance, we knew working together would make us better writers, but we didn’t realize it would make me us better men. Um…maybe we should back up at this point and mention that we are not, technically, men at all, so much as wives, moms, and card-carrying… Read More

Mixed Emotions

What do you do when something in your life seems both wonderful and not so wonderful?  Me?  I enjoy all that I can about it.  That’s mixed emotions to me. So what is giving me mixed emotions?  Well, May is quickly approaching.  I’m excited about that.  Why?  Well, I’m having another mystery published: For a Good… Read More

Ask Peggy How to Plan for Natural Disasters

If you live on the plains, like I do, you are used to bad weather. Oklahomans keep an eye to the sky, and we flip the radio or television to a local station if the horizon begins to darken. If you live near the coasts, you might have more time to plan, but the widespread… Read More

1 Heroes vs. Heroines: What’s Your Tolerance?

Rule #1 of bidding on a bachelor: Make sure he’s the right one. Hello, I’m Diane Alberts (though I also write as Jen McLaughlin) and I’m here today because I had a new book come out this week called An Accidental Date with a Billionaire. It’s the first in a new series of standalone books,… Read More

4 Do Opposites Attract?

Lyn Cote here– My newest book, Only Her Heart, starts a series titled: “Opposites Attract.” So that kicks off this month’s question — Do you think that’s true? In Only Her Heart, Annie and Jack are true opposites. Here’s the tagline for the book. What will it take for a clueless computer genius to notice… Read More

The Front Row — Ode To A Tow Truck Driver

“Oh jeez, that’s not smoke rolling out from under the hood of my car is it? Hell, yes it is,” I whisper under my breath. I’m on the freeway, in morning rush hour traffic and I need to get off and quickly as possible. Luckily, people are a little nicer than usual and slow down… Read More


I’ve got some questions for you. What does it mean to belong to an organization like your local Romance Writers of America chapter? Does it mean paying your dues and gleaning as much as you can from the meetings, newsletters, and conferences and then applying that knowledge to your work? Does it mean participating so… Read More

The Realities Of Writing

I don’t know about you, but before I was an author, my idea of what authors did all day was so far removed from what really happens on a day to day basis. I will preface this by saying that I also have a full-time 9-5 job Monday through Friday on top of my writing… Read More

2 Scenic Settings

Hi friends, So happy to be back with you this week. Today, I’m going to be sharing about my favorite settings to write about. I adore Coastal areas. The beach is my absolute happy place. I grew up a few hours away from Ocean City, Maryland and my family spent our summer vacations split between… Read More

Who is Declan James?

Thanks so much for having me here on Writerspace. I’m so excited to share my newest story, the last in the Love Unexpected Series, Story of Us. Declan James figured he’d be a bachelor for the rest of his life and was perfectly fine with that. But when Sophia Strombi—a friend’s younger sister—comes back to… Read More