Springing forward!

Sorry for the silence. Winter is a season of long nights, dreary days, afternoon coffee, and lots of writing. I try to stay consistent with my projects year-round. But something about the winter (maybe being trapped indoors and dreaming of escape?) inspires me to work hard. I'm editing a project and am so excited to … Continue reading Springing forward!

Tiny Houses: yay or nay?

I've been fascinated watching the tiny house movement from the sidelines. Let me be frank: I need space. I lived in studio apartments when I first moved to Chicago, which is fine for one person. The minute I moved into a two-bedroom condo, however, I started shutting the door just because I could. I like … Continue reading Tiny Houses: yay or nay?

Hang out with me and get creative ideas for the most romantic month of the year

Hi everyone, I'm delighted to share that I've been invited to participate in Round Lake Area Public Library's Creative Romance program. Join me and other local romance authors as we discuss fun and flirty ideas to show that special someone how you feel. I hope you can come out, I'd love to say hello! Tuesday, … Continue reading Hang out with me and get creative ideas for the most romantic month of the year

15 facts about the Golden Shores series

Everyone recovered from the holidays? I have to admit, I love the entire stretch from October through January 1st, but it takes a lot out of me too. Early in the calendar year tends to be my most productive writing time as I settle in with a hot beverage and a warm blanket in my … Continue reading 15 facts about the Golden Shores series

Don’t call it a resolution

I stopped making New Year's resolutions a few years ago. Instead, I stopped settling for excuses and (amazingly) found I achieved my goals. I have big goals for 2018. I have a few stories on submission to publishers at the moment. I have a series I'm passionate about on submission. If this series is passed … Continue reading Don’t call it a resolution

Local Author Fair 2018

On Saturday, January 13th, the Aspen Drive Library held the annual local author fair. Thanks to the amazing staff this year's event was bigger and better than ever! We had a wonderful turn-out and I had a romance author buddy to share a table with this year, the fabulous romantic suspense author C.J. Warrant. Seated kitty-corner … Continue reading Local Author Fair 2018

The real-life inspiration for Royal Collection

I studied art history in college and grad school. Art history is a passion of mine, which shouldn't be a surprise if you read my books. I can't help but sneak in careers and storylines around works of art. In Royal Collection, my Kindle World novella, a rediscovered Titian causes problems for the hero and heroine. … Continue reading The real-life inspiration for Royal Collection