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Name change, Same blog

Hey out there! I had to do a name change due to some possible confusion with my writing alias. I received some really good advice from a fellow author about how to build my presence and eventually book sales. 69 more words

Romance Writing

Q&A with Alexa Padgett

Alexa Padgett talks writing romance and fantasy with Deana Luchia.

Q: You are writing two different series: The Echo Series and Seattle Sound Series. These are very different series of books, one fantasy, one steamy romance. 1,400 more words


I'll Be True (Chapter 21)

Read Chapter 20 before you continue…

Matthew stared at the massive blank wall. He had it, along with all the other walls prepped for the exhibition, painted jet black with a finely grooved texture to make them appear as though it was suctioning the light out of the surrounding space. 3,405 more words


Jilly: Observations of a Contest Judge

I finally finished my last round of contest judging for this year. Not before time :-)

I try to give all entries two or three reads and offer honest, constructive, actionable feedback. 974 more words

Eight Ladies Writing

Why you should (sometimes) pick a setting you know

An Interesting Setting?

Being from the Midwest, I chose Chicago as the setting for my first novel.

That’s boring, you might be thinking. Not because Chicago’s boring, but isn’t going to new places part of the thrill of reading and writing? 380 more words

Novel Writing

Writing Hiatus

I won’t lie to you, after the publishing of Verzantha Solace, mama needed a break. I’ve been on a show binge, just trying to relax and maybe find new inspiration. 222 more words

Romance Writing

Jilly: What Would Your Library Be Like?

How’s your weekend going? I seem to be feeling the urge to hibernate. Last Friday my husband went into town to catch up with a friend. 847 more words

Eight Ladies Writing