#AmWriting #AmFeelingBetter

I devoutly hope that my bout of flu is over and done with. I’ve got the last vestiges of a runny nose, and a faint trace of Kathleen-Turner-voice. The sun is shining, it’s warming up here (Spring has sprung, here in France.) I have been out and about a great deal the past week (as […]

#AmWriting #AmSick #ButStillWriting

I’ve got the flu — just the average garden variety flu, nothing serious, but seriously awful. Dizzy, ear aches, body aches, heart palpitations. I’m just curling up in my armchair and trying to cope. While my body is exhausted, my brain has fits of whirling around and I’ve been trying to scribble down ideas or […]

Right Here Waiting is still in the top 20 of Amazon’s 20th Century Romance Hot New Releases!!!

I’m so proud and, I must admit, slightly baffled by this — this is such an incredible feeling! “Adorably guileless heart candy… The real story is an old-school one of a grand love and a whole community that comes together to support it, with a happy ending that gives the reader a moment of escapist grace.” […]

#AmWriting, #AmResearching, #AmDistracted

I am working on Book Two (which still has no tentative or working title. It’s named ‘New Book’ on my computer…how boring) and am elbows deep in research of all sorts and generally just happy as a clam. I need a particular setting for a particular scene, so I’m researching to augment what I remember […]

Book tour, day 9: On writing realistic fantasy vs fantastic realism

…there’s nothing to say that it -couldn’t- have happened as it does in the book. Men in love with each other is not a modern concept. Surely somewhere, somehow, two men figured out how they could be in love and live their lives together, if in a bit of secrecy. Surely some of the so-called […]