CARE AND FEEDING OF WRITERS, Writer's Tool Box

So you want to write a ROMANCE!!!

Word up my fellow dreamers, DOERS, movers-and-shakers. If you're keen to write that ROMANCE that lives inside everyone--and YOU know it does--now's your chance. Join ProWritingAid's free webinar to learn the ins and outs of how to pluck our heart strings. Make readers weep, sigh, swoon, and all manner of lovely stuff that leaves us… Continue reading So you want to write a ROMANCE!!!

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!

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!

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

ROMANCING THE BILLIONAIRE Book Trailer: Indulge me, please!

Feels like that ... SOMETIMES. Hey Guys. I'm back with an AMAZING book trailer. Amazing because I finished it this weekend with no fatalities. My boxed set sisters--Anne Greene, Stephanie Guerrero, Diane Tatum, and Sydney Winthrop--have been kind enough to let me take a stab at this shared promo. I'm honored. I'm also flying high--and… Continue reading ROMANCING THE BILLIONAIRE Book Trailer: Indulge me, please!

Author Recommendation, Cover Reveals, Holiday Musings, New Release, Writer's Tool Box

Christmas is the time for THANKSGIVING: and SWEET deals too good to miss!

🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟ALL ABOARD!!!🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟 Sorry, guys, but I'm too excited not to jump in! https://youtu.be/cjHZJCyP1Fg Don't let the fair weather fool you -- there's mystery, mayhem, MONEY, and Christmas Snow inside this sweet ROMANTIC deal! You know you want to take him for a spin! Check out the #BESTDEAL for #CLEAN #BILLIONAIRE romance to leave the dock.… Continue reading Christmas is the time for THANKSGIVING: and SWEET deals too good to miss!

CARE AND FEEDING OF WRITERS, Writer's Tool Box

Audio STAY-Cation. The best little getaway that takes you where you SHOULD go!

Snoopy is a TOTAL bonus! Okay. This great pic of Neil Diamond--the soulful enchanter who can still capture the masses--is floating around on Facebook. Best thing? I'm now listening to "Sweet Caroline," and feeling darned sweet. Hallelujah. Yes, there are personal issues that could translate into a crown-of-thorns, but thoughts matter. Where do you want… Continue reading Audio STAY-Cation. The best little getaway that takes you where you SHOULD go!

Writer's Tool Box, Writing TIPS

Ads, Ads, and More Ads. Marketing makes the world go around.

Here's a hilarious Party City "line" idea. Halloween may be a ways away, but the costumes in store are getting to me! Question: What makes you click a buy link? Seriously. What makes you pause – gasp for breath – and think, oh yeah, I’m so doing this? We all have lines. Moral, financial, and… Continue reading Ads, Ads, and More Ads. Marketing makes the world go around.

Writer's Tool Box

Dreaming of a publishing contract? Here’s your chance!

Hear, ye. Hear, ye. If you're looking to publish your latest novel, read on. And feel free to spread the word. This summer is shaping up to be the best one ever. TAKING FLIGHT ANNUAL CONTEST Winged Publications presents its first annual contest–Taking Flight!! (Indie published okay to submit) Any genre! Only clean or inspirational,… Continue reading Dreaming of a publishing contract? Here’s your chance!

Writer's Tool Box, Writing TIPS

Overcoming Summer Stall: A writer’s guide to get going.

It's supposed to be FUN! Summer is here and I’m so glad. The gentle breezes, the abundance of birds and squirrels, the SUN. I never believed I was dependent on the latter. Having grown up in San Jose, California, I took sunshine for granted. Truth is I longed as a child to move somewhere I… Continue reading Overcoming Summer Stall: A writer’s guide to get going.

Author Interview, Author Recommendation, Writer's Tool Box, Writing TIPS

Sit-down with Lana Higginbotham: Get to know the spirit behind the stories

The awesome strength of nature is amazing to behold. Hey guys. I hope everyone is enjoying the shift in seasons and that nasty weather is on the decline. (We had a corker lightning storm Saturday night. Full on cracking, white light flashing in the wee hours. Lovely. But I'm weird that way.) Meanwhile, I'm back… Continue reading Sit-down with Lana Higginbotham: Get to know the spirit behind the stories