Inspirational Quote Monday! #6 of 2013

Inspirational Quote Monday! #6 of 2013

It’s Inspirational Quote Monday! Here’s the quote for the week – “Hope is that thing with feathers that perches in the soul and sings the tune without the words and never stops… at all.” – Emily Dickinson

Heartbreaker Blog Hop!

Heartbreakers.  No woman likes a man who is a Heartbreaker.  He breaks your heart.  And who likes to have their heart broken?  It’s not that we don’t try, or that we don’t hope.  It’s that these men keep themselves emotionally detached.  Then, along comes the heroine, the only one who can break through that detachment and soften […]

First Kiss Friday – Arouse by Nina Lane

Today’s First Kiss Friday featured guest is Nina Lane, author of erotic romance Arouse, the first book in the Spiral of Bliss series.  Welcome Nina!  Here’s the first kiss between Olivia Winter and Professor Dean West. After dinner, we had coffee and shared a sinfully rich chocolate torte. He took a couple of bites, then […]

My Writing Process

My Writing Process

Today, I’m going to tell you a little bit about my writing process.  For me, it’s not so much a process as an emersion.  When I sit at the computer to write my story, I try to tune everything else out.  It’s usually quiet in my house, the kids at school or at friend’s houses.  […]

Inspirational Quote Monday! #5 of 2013

Inspirational Quote Monday! #5 of 2013

It’s Inspirational Quote Monday! Here’s the quote for the week – “The best and most beautiful things in this world cannot be seen or even heard, but must be felt with the heart.” – Helen Keller

Inspirational Quote Monday! #4 of 2013

Inspirational Quote Monday! #4 of 2013

It’s Inspirational Quote Monday! Here’s the quote for the week – “F@*# self-doubt. I despise it. I hold it in contempt, along with the hell-spawned ooze-pit of Resistance from which it crawled. I will NEVER back off. I will NEVER give the work anything less than 100%. If I go down in flames, so be […]

First Kiss Friday – The Courageous Heart by Merry Farmer

Today’s First Kiss Friday featured guest is Merry Farmer, author of historical romance The Courageous Heart.  Welcome Merry!  Here’s the first kiss between Ethan Windale and Joanna Dunkirke. Ethan was too cocky for his own good, but there she was, wishing he was telling the truth.  She set the scissors aside and reached for the […]

Knighthood

Knighthood

When you think of knights, you probably think of the gallant plate armored man atop a beautiful steed.  Did you ever wonder what it took to become a knight?  It was no easy task. It all started at a very young age, usually seven years old, when the child of a nobleman or knight would […]

Inspirational Quote Monday! #3 of 2013

Inspirational Quote Monday! #3 of 2013

It’s Inspirational Quote Monday! Here’s the quote for the week – “If I had to select one quality, one personal characteristic that I regard as being most highly correlated with success, whatever the field, I would pick the trait of persistence. Determination. The will to endure to the end, to get knocked down seventy times […]

First Kiss Friday – The Heart of a Soiled Dove by Sarah Jae Foster

Today’s First Kiss Friday featured guest is Sarah Jae Foster, author of inspirational historical romance The Heart of a Soiled Dove.  Welcome Sarah Jae!  Here’s the first kiss between Aurora Young and Donovan Ramsey. “Three hundred and fifty dollars.” The air tingled, an uncertain shadow lingered, smothering everyone. Donovan’s deep voice carried an echo in the […]