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A Letter of Thanks …

Dear Reader, By now you’re most likely aware that Amy Matayo won the ACFW Genesis Award in the Contemporary Romance category (my category). Congratulations, Amy! While I was initially disappointed I didn’t win, that feeling didn’t last long. It really is an honor and a blessing being in the top three of the popular category. Read More

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2012 ACFW Conference Highlights

I know I’m breaking a blogging rule by posting a day early, but I can’t wait to share some pictures and bullet-point highlights from this past weekend! FRIENDS! Getting together with friends is always the best part of the conference Hung out with my amazing critique partners, Lorna Seilstad and Shannon Vannatter. Also hung out Read More

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My ACFW Conference To-Do List

It’s hard to believe in just two days I’ll be heading to Dallas. It’s an exciting time and a nerve-wracking time. I can’t wait to see all my friends again: my fellow bloggers from Inkspirational Messages, my critique partners, Shannon Vannatter and Lorna Seilstad, and all the other authors I’ve friended thanks to the Internet. Read More

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Behind the Scenes at Fiction Addiction Fix

About a month ago, thanks to Kav over at Best Reads, I discovered the most wonderful blog for readers, writers, and bloggers alike: FictionAddictionFix.blogspot.com. This blog provides a wonderful service of advertising blog book giveaways. It’s run by two fellow writers, Kathy Maher and Debbie Lynne Costello, who graciously agreed to visit today. Q: Hi Read More

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Novel Anticipation – September 2012, Part 2

I’m still awaiting the arrival of the three books from Novel Recommendation, Part 1 and now I’ve got three more to add. For a reader, that’s a nice problem to have. I’ve read from all three of these authors before, all of which have proven to be excellent storytellers. If you’re looking for novels that Read More