Marshmallow World

on March 14, 2019

“Marshmallow World” is what my daughter used to describe the northwoods of Wisconsin last week after five feet of snow landed on us in just the month of February. Before that, we barely had enough to cover the ground! Very unusual. The snowman photo is one of the ways I try to “cheer up” winter…. Read More

Lyn Cote

Lyn Cote

USA Today best-selling author of over 40 romances, Lyn Cote writes award-winning contemporary and historical romance. Her brand is "Strong Women, Brave Stories." Her books feature a strong heroine, often a multi-cultural cast of characters and authentic history or contemporary life. She lives with her real life hero in a lakeside cottage in the northwoods with two fun cats. (She loves dogs too. :-)

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What Did You Do with your Turkey Leftovers?

on January 14, 2019

Lyn Cote here-For a change of pace, how about a recipe today? One of my own based on the classic, “Bisquick Impossible Pie” concept. My title: Turkey & Dressing Leftover Pie (Or Quiche–if you want to sound classy.  Ingredients: 1/2 -3/4 lb turkey chunks 1-2 cups dressing, chunks (If you don’t have any left, substitute… Read More

What I Never Told My Editor

on November 14, 2018

Lyn Cote here-I’m usually a forth-coming person, honest and frank, but some words are hard to say. And over a decade ago when I signed a contract for a new four-book historical inspirational series, I was told that the publisher had already chosen the title for the series. Okay–it was fine. I got busy and… Read More

Did History Class Bore You?

on October 15, 2018

Lyn Cote here-History class often left out the “stuff” I find fascinating. How did events affect the people living then? History is just the story of life. I always end every historical with a Historical Note that tells the reader what was true history and what I made up within the real history. Here’s the… Read More

What’s the title of your favorite book?

on September 14, 2018

What’s the title of your favorite book? Some of my favorites is At Home in Mitford, Jan Karon’s first in her Mitford series. A few of her other titles are Somewhere Safe with Someone Good and Come Rain or Come Shine. The last one is of course an old song title. I wrestle with titles… Read More

Lyn Cote Asks-Is God an Author?

on July 13, 2018

I think He is. And a very good one. Just think of all the movies made of his “memorable” stories–Samson and Delilah (could a man be that dumb?–evidently–yes), The Ten Commandments (will we ever forget the parting of the Red Sea or the angel of death?), and what about Queen Esther? It seems to me… Read More

Are You Still Writing?

on June 14, 2018

–Lyn Cote This is a question I get fairly often from people I don’t know very well. I say, “Yes, that’s my job.” Then people ask, “How many books have you written?” And they act surprised when I reply, “Nearly 50.” I mean I’ve been writing for many years–at least two books a year–they accumulate–like… Read More