Author Archives: JayceeJarvis

Happy Labor Day!

Today is Labor Day here in the US, a holiday originally created to celebrate the efforts of unions and the labor movement for the rights of working people (and the creation of things like the weekend, which is certainly worth … Continue reading

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Fighting the crowds for summer fun

Summer is well and truly here in the Pacific Northwest, and I am so ready for it! Not only do I get to read more on these long summer days, but the weather is just perfect for taking advantage of … Continue reading

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Taking notes on a trip down memory lane

I recently donated an “annotated” book to a charity auction because I’d noticed that these personalized books tend to be in higher demand than simple signed paperbacks. The idea is that the author goes through the book and makes notes … Continue reading

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Is this what normal looks like?

A couple of weeks ago I participated in my first in person reader event in two years–my first time showing off the complete Hands of Destin series with all four books on display. It was really a rush to see … Continue reading

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These are a few of my favorite tropes…

Like many readers and writers I love a good trope. Here are three of my favorites–and which books I use them in! Fake Dating: I am a total sucker for fake dating! I love the angst characters go through as … Continue reading

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Signs of Spring

Yesterday was the Equinox which is the official start of spring here in Oregon, and we are awash in signs of the season. I really love this time of year, in the brief window when the weather is cool, but … Continue reading

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Taxing Courtship is on SALE

I can’t believe it has almost been four years since I first made my writing debut with Taxing Courtship, a fantasy romance about a lady thief who pulls a virtuous tax-collector into her dangerous double life. Since Taxing Courtship is … Continue reading

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Sharing the Love of Reading

Most authors are readers first, and I am no exception. I try to read widely, especially in the romance genre so that I stay current with what is out there and replenish my creative well with plenty of awesome stories. … Continue reading

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Walking in a Winter Wonderland

We got hit by a pretty big snowstorm yesterday here in Oregon. It’s nothing like the blizzards out in the Midwest or New England, but four inches is a lot for our area. It was right on the edge of … Continue reading

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Falling Back

This Sunday was the end of daylight savings time in much of the US, including my home state of Oregon. I really struggle with the time change no matter which direction it’s in, in part because the days are so … Continue reading

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