After a whirlwind courtship and surprise proposal, makeup artist Elle Houston is in a fairytale setting, awaiting her Christmas Eve wedding to a movie star. But when the resort’s chef starts cooking, Elle finds that more than her appetite is being tempted, and she realizes just how wrong fairytales can be… Amazon | All Romance […]Read more "New Release! Christmas Star, by Christine Ashworth"
Things You Should Know When Writing About Guns « terribleminds: chuck wendig. Chuck Wendig is entertaining and informative. Guns are cool things. (I will not be dragged into a gun control debate here, so please take that somewhere else.) I am in awe of most things with moving parts, and guns are delight in that regard. […]Read more "Things You Should Know When Writing About Guns « terribleminds: chuck wendig"
If you’re an author seeking publication, rejection is something we encounter often. It’s sort of like that time of day when walking outside is an invitation for mosquitos to sit down to supper. They will bite. The welts will swell, itch, and annoy you for a few days. And then, the evidence of their presence […]Read more "Mosquito Bites (or the Itchy Welts of Rejection)"
If you have been looking for January Black at the usual locations (Amazon and Barnes & Noble, mostly), you may have noticed that she’s not at either location. I apologize for this. The winds shifted for a time, but that time has come to an end. Some very lovely writers will be helping me reveal a brand […]Read more "January Black is Coming Back!"
When Thea discovers a new role-playing game online, she breaks her parents’ rules to play. And in the world of the game, Thea falls for an older boy named Kit whose smarts and savvy can’t defeat his near-suicidal despair. Soon, he’s texting her, asking her to meet him, and talking in vague ways about how […]Read more "New Release: Who R U Really? by Margo Kelly"
I’ve been doing a little bit of back and forth critique work with author Reese Monroe. (And by little bit, I mean that she rips holes in my work, and I rip holes in hers. All out of love. Swear.) Any how, while Reese and I were busy revising manuscripts, the “baby sister” of the Bound by Hades series snuck onto my blog! Ugh. The nerve of the little…. Well, she is cute. And she did bring the Shomrei hero dudes with her. So, I guess I’ll let her post stay.Read more "Addie Bennet! Gimme Back My Blog!"
My husband keeps asking me what I want to do for my birthday, and I have no idea. Texas de Brazil will probably be getting money from us this weekend, in which case I will consume a cocktail with a Portuguese name I will butcher when I attempt to pronounce it. And I won’t feel […]Read more "The Big 4-0"