Good Golly, a Goodreads Giveaway!

‘Tis the season for giving, and I’ve got a Goodreads Giveaway going on! Dash on over the river and through the woods to Goodreads and enter to WIN one of two AUTOGRAPHED ARCs (Advance Reading Copies) of my forthcoming novel, Dictatorship of the Dress! This book doesn’t release until January 6, so here’s your chance […]

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Louder Than Love Turns One!

Call it a book birthday or an author anniversary: Louder Than Love is celebrating one year out in the world today! Be sure to “dig” out your favorite band T-shirt, set your rock playlist to repeat and click the pic above to visit the birthday bash being thrown by Expressions of a Hopeful Romantic! Enter […]

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Baton Blog Hop

Happy Monday, my friends. Blogging on the Brink has been on the brink of extinct these days, so what better way to revive it than to participate in a Baton Blog Hop! Many thanks to my WNY RWA chaptermate Stephanie Haefner for passing the baton on to me. Stephanie has a great new release coming […]

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Of Mugs and Men

Greetings from the place where winter does not end! I guess we are still in Lion-mode. I am really ready for the Lamb-mode that March always promises. Until then, I’ll just cozy up and keep writing. How do you get through the long winter days? Coffee is high on my list. I think a lot […]

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Sharing a Little Lost Love

In honor of Valentine’s Day, I thought I would share a little scene that never made it into Louder Than Love. The book has been out for five months now, and I am completely blown away by the reader response! Most surprising were the number of readers who said how much they loved and related […]

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Last Day to Vote #GTRCA13

There’s still time to vote in the GraveTells Readers’ Choice Awards – #GTRCA13 – for your favorite romance authors, series, publishers and characters! The polls close at 8pm pacific time today. Adrian Graves from my debut novel, Louder Than Love, is up for “Most Swoon-Worthy Rock Star” – he’s pretty confident in his manhood, but […]

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What Makes a Rocker Swoon-Worthy?

I was just cozying down under my electric blanket with a book the other night when a text came through. “Dude,” my friend wrote, “You got a nom! Swoon-Worthy Rocker category!” and shot me a web site link. Rocker? Who me? No…while I’m tucked into bed at 10pm after a long day of writing, it’s […]

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Caught in a Mosh: National Novel Writing Month

Good God, this blog hasn’t been updated in a month? And you call yourself a writer? Yes. Yes, I do. And for the last thirty days, I’ve been throwing myself into the mosh pit known as National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo. It’s a totally voluntary act. You can stand safely on the sidelines and […]

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Author Interview – Joanne Tailele

Here’s a special treat for you this week prior to Halloween: A Freaky Friday author interview swap! Today I am happy to welcome fellow Women’s Fiction author Joanne Tailele to my blog…and simultaneously, she has me visiting over on her Writing Under Fire Blog today! Jessica: Hi Joanne! When did you first know you wanted […]

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Deleted Scene, Three – Adrian

As I mentioned in yesterday’s post about connecting with readers, several have come forward to tell me how much they love Adrian but wished Louder Than Love had contained scenes from his point of view. I am happily able to report that there were a few takes from Adrian’s POV in the first draft that […]

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