Monthly Archives: May 2016

This week on Open Book Blog Hop we’re celebrating Memorial Day.  Please join us as we each share how we celebrate and remember those who died to ensure our freedom.   My family has strong military roots.  Both of my grandfathers served in the Army. It’s actually how my parents met.  One grandfather, Ollie Spencer,…

A couple of years ago, my daughter-in-law, Shaina, made this delicious coffee cake.  It’s a bit time intensive, but sooooooo darn good. Give this recipe a try and let me know what you think of it.  Or, if you have one to share, send it on over.  We all love to try new recipes.  …

This week on Open Book Blog Hop we’re discussing the outline. Actually we’re discussing how we begin an outline. I don’t outline my stories.  I have an idea of what I think the book and characters will be about before I start, but often things change during the writing process and how I thought the…

I have joined together will ten fabulous authors to bring you Stories of Sun, Sand and Sea – 11 Beaches, Anything Can Happen.  These are short stories by best-selling and award winning authors pulled together for your beach reading enjoyment.  The collection includes a bit of suspense, mystery and yes, romance.  Available at all major…

Last week I introduced you to Blake Duncan, Stephany Tullis’ character from Beach Baby Blues, which will release in our anthology, Stories of Sun, Sand and Sea on June 28, 2016.  This week, Valerie J. Clarizio has tempted the sometimes irascible Talia Johnson from Pandemonium on the Pen ]]> First, a quick note about Talia.  Talia…

Leigh Bennett is in the Author Spotlight this week.  I met Leigh through a mutual friend who was also our book manager while we were both at Booktrope.  I say were, because Booktrope is closing its doors at the end of the month and Leigh, myself and many other authors will be going Indie! Leigh…