Inspirational Quote Monday! – 31

Inspirational Quote Monday! – 31

It’s Inspirational Quote Monday!  Here’s the quote for the week – “Strong prose doesn’t flow out of some magic wellspring in the ground. It has to be dug out by hard work.” – Joann Ross

Inspirational Quote Monday! – 30

Inspirational Quote Monday! – 30

It’s Inspirational Quote Monday!  Here’s the quote for the week – “Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.” – Aristotle

Taking It From The Beginning – Part 16

Taking It From The Beginning – Part 16

Sometimes life interferes with writing, or my creative muse is stifled by day to day activities or my argumentative teenagers.  Sometimes, I’m just too tired to bring my characters to life.  This is not writers block.  It is life.  The Holidays are coming.  Every second that I get to steal away and write will be […]

First Kiss Friday – Between a Rock and a Mad Woman by Stephanie Queen

Today’s First Kiss Friday featured guest is Stephanie Queen, author of contemporary romance Between A Rock and A Mad Woman.  Welcome Stephanie!  Here’s the first kiss between Madeline Grace and Peter John Douglas. He opened his eyes. She smiled gently. He let out his  breath. It wasn’t so bad after all, having her understand; having […]

Inspirational Quote Monday! – 29

Inspirational Quote Monday! – 29

It’s Inspirational Quote Monday!  Here’s the quote for the week – “Don’t say you don’t have enough time. You have exactly the same number of hours per day that were given to Helen Keller, Louis Pasteur, Michelangelo, Mother Teresa, Leonardo da Vinci, Thomas Jefferson and Albert Einstein.” ~H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

First Kiss Friday – Butterflies Are Free by Debby Lee

Today’s First Kiss Friday featured guest is Debby Lee, author of sweet romance Butterflies are Free.  Welcome Debby!  Here’s the first kiss between Lena Thumble and Lance Wearly. Ten days passed and Lance filled every one with adventure and excitement. Late one evening, Lena found herself walking along Alki Beach hand in hand with him. They had […]

Inspirational Quote Monday! – 28

Inspirational Quote Monday! – 28

Happy Halloween!  It’s Inspirational quote Monday.  Here’s the quote for the week – “Where there is no imagination there is no horror.” ~ Arthur Conan Doyle, Sr.

Taking It From The Beginning – Part 15

Taking It From The Beginning – Part 15

Chapter 9!  The vampire who had turned into a man from drinking Quinn’s blood is tied up in a hotel room with Quinn while Kurt goes for supplies (and probably lays out some traps for the blood suckers!).  The vamp/man tells Quinn he can feel he’s changing back into a vampire again and demands her […]

Blogging at Savvy Authors!

Blogging at Savvy Authors!

I’m blogging about Halloween at Savvy Authors!  If you’ve got a moment, please stop by and comment!  http://www.savvyauthors.com/vb/content.php?1624-Are-You-Scared-Yet-Research-on-Halloween-by-Laurel-O-Donnell

Medieval Romance Sample Saturday featuring The Angel and the Prince

Medieval Romance Sample Saturday featuring The Angel and the Prince

Here is a sample from The Angel and the Prince The hero Bryce Princeton is mesmerized by his enemy, the female french warrior Ryen DeBouriez. She straightened her shoulders, adjusted her sleeve, and moved to the corner of the cave where he had placed the food.  She knelt, her small hands scooping up the red […]