CARE AND FEEDING OF WRITERS, Holiday Musings, Writer's Tool Box

‘Tis the Season to Stuff Your Stocking!

Season's Greetings, Peeps. Ann here, the helpful elf. Christmas is fast approaching. Faster if you haven't finished your shopping or begun. (Don't want to make anyone cringe. Check out these book bundles and smile for a while! Being an Amazon Affiliate is making me smile. So, have mercy and click the pics and links. Empty-nesting… Continue reading ‘Tis the Season to Stuff Your Stocking!

CARE AND FEEDING OF WRITERS, Writer's Too Box

NaNoWriMo: It’s a GO!

Hey Readers.... and, yes, you writers, too. Who is doing NaNoWriMo? I am! That's National Novel Writing Month (November) where those people plagued by words take a moment--a month--to jot down as many of the wily buggers as we can. And voila. A story emerges. That's the plan. I'm digging into another Romantic Suspense. Something… Continue reading NaNoWriMo: It’s a GO!

Author Interview, Author Recommendation, CARE AND FEEDING OF WRITERS, Holiday Musings

Ash Keller–Fresh, FUNNY, and Wickedly Talented. A Must Read for Romantic Comedy!

Life is ripe with choices, spilled out like a Horn of Plenty. Cornucopias if you're putting on airs. And why not? Accents and attitudes are fun. Entertaining, absolutely, but often necessary. Who hasn't changed their tone for that critical interview? The BE-THERE party or that dreaded public speaking encounter? (Raise a hand for keeping it… Continue reading Ash Keller–Fresh, FUNNY, and Wickedly Talented. A Must Read for Romantic Comedy!

Author Interview, Author Recommendation, CARE AND FEEDING OF WRITERS

Heather Scarlett: A Smart and Sassy Debut Author Who Does It All. Really!

Jack-of-all-trades equals Master-of-None. That's the saying. But that saying has featured "Jack" for far too long. What about Jill, our unsung heroine? Or in our case, Heather Scarlett? Professional career woman, ENGAGING wife and dear friend, ON IT MOM, and romance writer. Hello!! (Satisfying role reversals go far beyond fiction.) Doing it all is no… Continue reading Heather Scarlett: A Smart and Sassy Debut Author Who Does It All. Really!

Author Interview, CARE AND FEEDING OF WRITERS

Isabelle Grace, a family-first woman of substance, inspired teacher, and TALENTED new voice in contemporary romance!

Okay, you all knew it was coming. More interviews. SASSY SCRIBES--my diverse and DRIVEN collective of women writers supporting personal best and writing the stories YOU WANT TO READ--is on the MOVE! SNOW IN LOVE--our debut collection of sweet holiday romances brought to you by Readertainment--is on pre-order for a scant .99 cents at Amazon.… Continue reading Isabelle Grace, a family-first woman of substance, inspired teacher, and TALENTED new voice in contemporary romance!

Author Recommendation, CARE AND FEEDING OF WRITERS, Cover Reveals, Writer's Tool Box

All He Wants for Christmas: Cover reveal and pre-order deets!

All right. Me again. Time for a cover reveal. Yes, I've chatted about SNOW IN LOVE, the sweet collection of holiday stories brought to you by #Readertainment available for pre-order on Amazon. (The woman to the left is how I envision myself. Darker hair, a far better red lip, but the caffeine is spot on!… Continue reading All He Wants for Christmas: Cover reveal and pre-order deets!

CARE AND FEEDING OF WRITERS

Oh, My Aching Back!!!

The bathroom remodel is well underway. Yippeee. But along with life's lovelies comes a reality check--aching backs. Try necks, ankles, short-hairs? Well, maybe not that bad, but you name it, it's sore. Is this why we prolonged the remodel for so long? https://youtu.be/VkKxmnrRVHo Much as I love Carole King--it is way too late to stop… Continue reading Oh, My Aching Back!!!

Author Recommendation, CARE AND FEEDING OF WRITERS, Cover Reveals, Holiday Musings, New Release

SNOW IN LOVE: And it’s not even Fall!

Okay, people. BIG changes going on at my house. Depression? NO. That's SO last season and thank God. Thank you all, too. Very much. Okay. I'm drawing energy from our bathroom remodel, too. BILs totally rock. I'm here with big news. Really big. Life altering for me and about dang time. (Feel free to chime… Continue reading SNOW IN LOVE: And it’s not even Fall!

Author Interview, Author Recommendation, CARE AND FEEDING OF WRITERS, Writing TIPS

Sit-down with Rene Penn; dear friend, soul sister, and a hilariously good writer!

Okay. Rene and I don't write exactly the same genre. She's sassy comic romance where I'm trying to be strictly sweet. Trying. She's flirty with the lines--steamy in places--where I'm firmly drawing some. For a change. Bedroom doors weren't always shut in my earlier writing ventures, but life brings many changes. Although I could be… Continue reading Sit-down with Rene Penn; dear friend, soul sister, and a hilariously good writer!