Author Archives: JayceeJarvis

Tax Day Giveaway

April is tax season here in the US, which always gets me thinking about my debut novel, Taxing Courtship. I chose a tax collector hero because I wanted to explore the ways in which we can vilify people for doing … Continue reading

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Spring is in the air!

The past week here in Oregon has been full of the promise of spring, with sunny days, chilly nights and flowers in full bloom. The trees are not yet leafing out, and only the earliest blossoms have opened, but there … Continue reading

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Must Love Chocolate

In one of those funky “national days” today is officially Dark Chocolate Day. Any excuse is a good excuse for more chocolate, so this is certainly a holiday I can get behind. I love chocolate, the darker the better. I … Continue reading

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How to Build a Writing Habit and Have Fun!

Writing can be a lonely pursuit, with much of the work taking place alone with your computer. Sometimes finding the motivation to write can be a struggle. One of the greatest gifts any writing community gives is a nudge to … Continue reading

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The sweetest words

While “I love you” is wonderful, as a writer “The End” holds a special power. Last week I officially finished the first complete draft of Crowning Courtship, the 4th and final book in the Hands of Destin series. It is … Continue reading

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Refilling the Well

My family escaped from it all this weekend to go camping at a remote Oregon wilderness area called Gordon Lakes. It was really lovely to take a breath and reset. We’ve been pretty housebound here, doing our part to stay … Continue reading

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In the market for hope

I had a new book come out this month which is always a fun event as an author, though this is not the easiest time for a celebration. I’m a firm believer in the power of story and that my … Continue reading

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Cover Art Love

The third novel in the Hands of Destin series launches in just six weeks!!! I’m so excited to share Ulric and Ophelia’s story with the world. This novel was a long time in the making, and a real struggle to … Continue reading

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Celebrate St Patrick’s Day Introvert Style

A lot of the big celebrations and parades usually associated with St Paddy’s Day have been canceled, but that doesn’t mean we can’t celebrate the holiday–though please, please don’t go out to a crowded pub to do it! I have … Continue reading

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A peek beneath the surface

  I love this image of a novel. The book that a reader holds in their hands is only the visible result, the majestic iceberg soaring out of the water. Underneath the surface is all the work and layers that … Continue reading

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