Showing posts from September, 2013

Breaking Rules 101: Sandra Dailey

Today I'm welcoming to Sandra Dailey, author of Twice the Trouble and The Chief's Proposal. Sandra's here to discuss breaking the rules as a writer. Gloria, thank you so much for allowing me on your lovely blog today. I’m looking forward to returning the favor next week and I hope all your readers will join us there as well. I can’t wait to hear more about what you have in store for us.
Today I’m thinking about the new school year. Now that my children are grown and gone, I spend my time writing. That’s always a learning experience. Can any of us really know enough? I may look like a nice old lady now, but when I was in school I was known as a trouble maker and rule breaker. I’m going to stir up a little trouble today by talking about breaking rules. Yep, I’ve never kicked the habit. Please – step inside my classroom. Let me start off by saying, all writers have their own style: ·Plotters ·Pantsers ·Outliners ·Six books a year ·One chapter a week ·Team brain-stormers ·Loners

Interview with Andrea Downing: Author of Loveland and Lawless Love

Thank to Andrea Downing, author of Loveland and Lawless Love, for joining us today, and congratulations to Andrea on having Loveland nominatedfor Best American Historical at the 2013 RONE Awards Tell us a little about yourself and what you write. I lived most of my life in the UK and returned to live in New York, where I was born, in 2008.Most of our family vacations were taken out west; my daughter and I have actually now been to about 18 dude ranches and done several long road trips through the west, visiting national parks and other places of interest.The west permeates everything I do so it is always in my writing, whether contemporary or historical.My first two books are western historical romances but I also have a contemporary I’m just tidying up, partially set in Texas, and two more in the pipeline also set predominantly out west. Do you find any recurring theme or idea in your writing? I seem to write about heroines who are self-reliant and have overcome some ordeal or obstacle t…

FREE for KINDLE: The Billionaire's Con by Mackenzie Crowne

My guest for this week is Mackenzie Crowne, but Mackenzie and I both forgot she was guesting. So, no interview or post.  (Anyone who told you all writers are organized and put together was lying.) She'll be here again on October 15th to promote her latest book and maybe the two of us will have it together by then. Maybe. For now, here's some information about her book, The Billionaire's Con, which is FREE this week on amazon. The Billionaire’s Con by Mackenzie Crowne "I thoroughly enjoyed this story. I loved that there was a great mix of intrigue and romance." ... Books Etc.
"This is an enjoyable and fun romance…it is a great read, and I am putting Ms. Crowne on my list of authors to read more of!" ... Coffee Time Romance Free for Kindle 9/3 – 9/7:The Billionaire's Con: Free on Amazon

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