Monthly Archives: November 2012

Best Book in November – RTW

It’s the last Wednesday in November and YA Highway’s Road Trip Wednesday asks, What’s the best book you read in November? I have been reading Old School for all of November, and part of October as well, reading paper books … Continue reading

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RTW – Balancing Reality and Fiction

This week, YA Highway’s Road Trip Wednesday asks the question, How do you balance hectic times like the holidays with your writing schedule? Um, yeah. How do you do that? I’m not sure I’ve entirely figured that one out. The … Continue reading

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The Trouble With Trilogies

Back in my romance writing days, I didn’t write trilogies.  The love stories I wrote were one-offs. Although half of my Harlequin books (Counting on a Cowboy, A Father’s Sacrifice, His Baby to Love, The Three-Way Miracle, and Her Baby’s … Continue reading

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RTW – Writing Books & Writing Advice

This week,  YA Highway’s Road Trip Wednesday asks us to Share your most inspiring and/or motivational video, book, or quote on writing. All those NaNoWriMo participants out there nearing November’s half-way point could probably use an extra push toward the … Continue reading

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RTW – Best Book Read in October

This week, YA Highway’s Road Trip Wednesday asks, What’s the best book you’ve read in October? My answer, Scott Westerfeld’s Goliath, was not only the best book I read in October (and I read some good ones), but the most … Continue reading

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New Book Sale (the cat is out of the bag)

About a month ago, I wrote a blog post in response to a YA Highway Road Trip Wednesday prompt that asked, What do you hope to be writing in one year? Three? Five? In that post I was very cagey … Continue reading

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Micro Booksigning in DC

I just got back from downtown DC where I  toured the Capital and had lunch with my son. No trip to a big, unfamiliar city would be complete without at least one episode of me getting completely lost. There was … Continue reading

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