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

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, Author Recommendation

Hana Sheik–A Burgeoning Voice in Sweet, Sultry Romance Not to be missed!

Do you need some fun? Distance from the day-to-day? Are you starved for a truly romantic romance that takes you places you wish you could go? Hana Sheik, another SASSY SCRIBE, is a woman who delivers. And with a lush, poetic style to stirs hidden wells. Some you may not realize you had. Translation: SATISFYING.… Continue reading Hana Sheik–A Burgeoning Voice in Sweet, Sultry Romance Not to be missed!

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!

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!!!

Cover Reveals, New Release

Worst Mistake or Best Thing Since Adam woke up to Eve??

You tell me, dear readers. I've received the proper blessing of one and all in this attempt to remain sane -- not quite penning psalms but that's okay! I've been hunkered all summer penning Christmas romance. FUN much?? YESSSSSSSS! Covid has brought about a shift in yours truly. And getting my humor on has taken… Continue reading Worst Mistake or Best Thing Since Adam woke up to Eve??

Author Interview, Author Recommendation

Short and Sweet with Christian Romance author, Teresa Ives Lilly… because Summer needs a Kick-start!

Dear Readers, Looks good until the wind begins to blow! I hope you are reading. Reading and relaxing in this run-up to Summer. Calm is what I need, that and some sense of peace. (Always the case as you all know ;^) If you're in-search-of, or would like to try writing yourself, meet my latest… Continue reading Short and Sweet with Christian Romance author, Teresa Ives Lilly… because Summer needs a Kick-start!

New Release

Ye ha! Caracas Cowboy, Wild Horse Bk 2, is riding the range.

A second chance for her sleepy small town or Sarah Jane Minton, Montana’s mouthiest spinster? Yummy pie only goes so far! Sarah Jane has a life, a hidden one she can’t help comparing to the romance novels that helped her overcome childhood disappointments. And the adult variety that left her married to a failing pie… Continue reading Ye ha! Caracas Cowboy, Wild Horse Bk 2, is riding the range.

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!