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What is Romance?

What grand gestures or special gifts have you received from you special someone? Why was it so special? Continue reading What is Romance?

Roxy’s Betrayal Cover Reveal Party

Janie dove at her, pushing Roxanne up against the armoire. She ripped the letters from her hand. “If you want to keep a secret, you shouldn’t stand in front of a mirror.” Moving a few feet away from Roxanne, Janie studied at the envelopes. Her eyes blurring with unshed tears as she stared back at Roxanne accusingly. “You’ve had these all this time?” Janie asked, her voice cracking. “You had these, and you kept them from me?” Continue reading Roxy’s Betrayal Cover Reveal Party

Labels and Genres

Where do my stories fit? When I first started writing I believed I was a romance writer. In the past ten years, I’ve focused my attention on writing what I call romantic suspense. Defining my stories and finding the right home for them hasn’t been easy. Although the Leeward Files is a series, each book is a little different. Chrome Pink is more women’s fiction, … Continue reading Labels and Genres

I Thought I was a Romance Writer, Part II

My time with my agent ended somewhat abruptly. At first, I was devastated and depressed, but I soon realized she’d done the right thing. For whatever reason, we’d not found our comfort zone with each other. Trust and good communication are extremely important when working with an agent, publisher or editor. I believe it is necessary to have mutual respect and a similar vision for … Continue reading I Thought I was a Romance Writer, Part II