Softer Than Steel is here!

Two years ago, I was preparing for the release of my very first novel into the world. It’s easy to compare the feeling to impending parenthood – after conceiving an idea and nurturing it, then toting it around for months, you are so ready to have it out in the world. And once it’s out […]

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Summer…and a Series!

Ah, summer. The time when music lovers can take their pick from the smorgasbord of festivals that colorfully dot the landscape. Appearing out of nowhere, raising hell and pulling out the next day like some traveling rock and roll circus. Connecting fans with live performances, with one other, and with nature. Stretching my arms toward […]

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Softer Than Steel Cover Reveal!

Steel yourselves – the long-awaited follow-up to 2013’s LOUDER THAN LOVE is on its way… Ever After Book Reviews now has the exclusive Softer Than Steel cover reveal, plus a first-look between the pages! While you’re there, enter the giveaway for a chance to win all THREE titles in the Love & Steel series, beginning […]

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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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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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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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A Day in the Month in the Life

A day in the month in the life of a debut digital-first author: Wake up and check email for new Authorgraph requests. Giggle because it never gets old signing your name digitally, groan because it looks like your handwriting from second grade. Visit Amazon Author Central. Try to make sense of their algorithm and what […]

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