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FAMILY JEWELS (Rose Gardner Investigations #1)

****FAMILY JEWELS**** Rose Gardner Investigations #1 November 29, 2016 With only three more weeks until the release of FAMILY JEWELS, I thought I'd clear up some confusion about the new Rose Gardner series. While Rose Gardner Investigations is a new series, readers of the previous series will see a seamless transition from the novella SINS OF THE FATHER or THIRTY-SIX [...]

Rose's Fresh Look And Thirty and a Half Excuses Pre-Order Link

  The Rose Gardner Mystery Series Gets a New Look! To celebrate the long-awaited and soon to be released third book in the Rose Gardner Mystery series, I've updated and freshened up the covers!    Twenty-Eight and a Half Wishes is on SALE for $0.99 until Sunday, August 11! Amazon B&N Kobo iTunes     And today I'm revealing the [...]

Getting It Right the First Time

If there's one thing I have learned 23K into my sixth novel, its that not a single book has been written the same way. My first, my throw away book, was a NaNoWriMo project. I'll be honest and it was more about meeting the goal than the story, although I didn't believe that at the time. I'd started several novels [...]

Jenga

I'm editing. I've been editing for over a month and the end is in sight. I've done  revisions, sentence restructuring and tried to remove as many *I*s as possible. I've embedded deep POV, taken out unnecessary lines (even if I love them,) and found repetitive words. I've read this manuscript so many times I can practically recite passages word for [...]

Winner Winner Chicken Dinner

Only in my world could a phrase so ridiculous sound pretentious. Last fall I entered The Beacon, a writing contest for unpublished authors that's sponsored by First Coast Romance Writers. I entered CHOSEN, my paranormal thriller (Paranormal)  and TWENTY-EIGHT AND A HALF WISHES, my soft mystery with a touch of paranormal (Mainstream.)  Toward the end of November, I found out that [...]