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Sample Saturday! The Angel and the Prince

Sample Saturday! The Angel and the Prince

Here’s an excerpt from my ebook – The Angel and the Prince – the hero loses his son – “I said on your feet!” he shouted.  A moment passed, then another.  When Runt did not move, Bryce sat on his heels, staring dumbly at the child.  It can’t be, he thought.  I won’t believe it.  […]

Taking It From the Beginning – Part 5

Taking It From the Beginning – Part 5

Secondary Characters – These characters range from brother, mother or grandmother to the wise old friend who gives sagely advise.  They are anyone who has more then a walk on part in your novel.  They can give a little spice to your work.  I love secondary characters and often give them quirks such as incredibly […]

Inspirational Quote Monday! – 13

Inspirational Quote Monday! – 13

It’s Inspirational Quote Monday!  We all need a little encouragement.  Here’s the quote for the week – “Success is a finished book, a stack of pages each of which is filled with words. If you reach that point, you have won a victory over yourself no less impressive than sailing single-handed around the world.”  – […]

Sample Saturday! Midnight Shadow

Sample Saturday! Midnight Shadow

From my romance novel, Midnight Shadow – a black moment for the heroine – “You aren’t professing love, are you?” “And if I am?” He turned away before he answered.  “I would pity you.  Kathryn satisfies my physical needs.  And my heart…belongs to Odella.” Bria’s heart shattered into a thousand pieces.  How could she have […]

Taking It From the Beginning – Part 4

Taking It From the Beginning – Part 4

The heroine – In the last blog, I talked about the hero. It’s time for the heroine to have her moment.Heroines are easier for me to write then heroes.Part of myself goes into each heroine I create.Some of my fears, insecurities and strengths are infused into each character. As with the hero, I start writing […]

Inspirational Quote Monday! – 12

Inspirational Quote Monday! – 12

Here’s the quote for the week – “I love writing.  I love the swirl and swing of words as they tangle with human emotions.”  – James Michener