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 …

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Revenge IS sweet: Diamond Dogs Book 2 hits the cyber-shelf. Yippee!

The road can get dark quickly. It's been a long time coming. I've worked ALL summer on CRAVING GRACE: Diamond Dogs Book 2 and I'm SO happy I did. I LOVE this latest installment of my action/romance series that promises a world of intrigue, romance, and tough choices faced by women of conscience. This new …

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All the Lovely Things Magazine: A FREE place to heal, hope, and look to what’s beautiful in publishing and the world around you!

Tired of "fake news" or real news for that matter? Want to read something that makes you smile, remember happy times, and look forward to creating new memories? Seek no more. Multi-published Teresa Ives Lilly's latest publishing venture - All the Lovely Things Magazine -- is here to take you way. Put a smile on …

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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 …

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Want a long life? Avoid Men!

Yes, I still write romance. I’ll be making an announcement soon about contracts and other lovelies. But this tidbit from Healthy Food House—an oldie but a goodie—is too choice to pass. (Not like men ;^) Come to mama! Seriously, though. When you want something, it’s typically a good idea to ask those who’ve already got—how …

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Clarity & Discussion With A Christian Romance Novelist

Christian blogger and dedicated follower, T.R. Noble and I jumped back Inside the Cup to discuss crossing the line in Christian Romance.

Come on in.

The water–coffee in my case–is fine.

Write on!

Near the beginning of August of this year, I had a post series for the Single Christian Girl.

Check out Deception, Lies, Pressure | Single Christian Girl

I received a reblog from blogger and Christian Romance novelistAnn Malley with a comment introducing this post, and it really got me to think about certain things I probably should clarify.

Ann, in her amazing back cover promotion of the post, poses the question if, in my post, I am seeking a scapegoat for fallen human nature. She also brings up something I don’t know why I haven’t thought about before, “glorified temptation.” That, in itself, is something to write on. What a powerful term.

She promoted the post not only to her readers but to me. Convincing me to reread the post and reflect.

And reflect I did. In fact, I retweeted her post and we started discussing Christian Romance…

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