What if you’d left work early that day? What if you’d called/texted and asked him to walk the dog? What if you’d called/texted and asked if he picked his sister up from the bus stop? What if you’d called/texted and asked what he wanted for dinner? What if the dog had realized what was going... Continue Reading →
Why Do I Write Happily Ever After?
So I’m a romance author. That means a lot of things, but mostly, it means I crave a happily ever after so much that I feel inclined to write about it, over and over again. Is there a reason I feel compelled to figure out a happy ending for every heroine in every book I... Continue Reading →
Guest Blogger Nicola Simpson Discovers Paints are a Parent’s Best Friend
It's my blog and I can do what I want to... And what I've decided to do today is feature a friend who blogs about children's crafts. Seems appropriate, given it's summer and many lucky (said tongue-in-cheek) parents are spending the summer with their kids... trying to figure out how to keep them occupied, so... Continue Reading →
Evolution of the Beach Experience
Readers often ask, “Where do you get the inspiration for your books?” The easy answer is ... Everywhere. I once concocted an entire novel in my head, about a wedding planner and one of the guests, along with some intrigue for excitement, while sitting through one of my husband’s cousin’s weddings. When the hubs nudged my... Continue Reading →