Category Archives: Readers

Drug of Choice

We are plagued with many things in 2020: massive fires, multiple hurricanes, politicians—and, oh yes, COVID-19. On any given day we might also read about locusts, killer hornets, asteroids, sun storms, the most recent update to Windows 10, and the … Continue reading

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Send a note, spread cheer, take a breath.

Old-fashioned, written words bring a smile to my face. How about yours? I’m blessed with the luxury of a combined writing office and craft room. For special notes, I use my card making station, below. The calming lake view helps … Continue reading

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Older, wiser, and deserving a forever home.

Growing up, I don’t recall so many abandoned animals. I guess the designer pet market helped displace the non-perfect specimens. Compounded by pets living longer, rescue groups are continually seeking forever homes for wonderful, mature companions. Spock, our biggest feline, … Continue reading

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By Rote with Ryan: Criticism

Criticism : How to give it as a reader and take it as a writer. Raise your hand. Who here likes criticism? Be honest now. Some might enjoy giving it, but almost no one likes receiving it. Am I right? … Continue reading

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Readers make me smile!

I am a firm believer that the stories in a book are a collaborative work between the writer and the reader. As a writer I work hard to find just the right words to describe my world and bring my … Continue reading

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It’s time to party–author style!!

As a debut author this has been a year of exciting firsts for me, and I’ve got another one coming up on October 27th…(drum roll, please)…I’ll be attending the Passport to Romance  reader appreciation event as an author for the … Continue reading

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Thank You to My Readers & A Contest!

It always makes my day when a reader tells me that she (or he) loves Vampire Princess of New York. It happened again yesterday. This time not only was it a reader but her mom, too! When you love a … Continue reading

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By Rote with Ryan

I’ve been thinking about writing lately–mostly because I’ve had so precious little time to write much—between leaving one job and taking another and working both while the notice week finished out. (My desk has a scary resemblance to the ones … Continue reading

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Registration opens today for the RWA National Conference!

The Romance Writers of America® National Conference is an annual gathering of not only romance writers but of everyone involved in the magic of making books and engaging readers, from agents and editors to librarians and book bloggers. The conference … Continue reading

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Channeling Nora

Every voracious reader, including those of romance, has their favorite authors. Genres. Heat levels and writing styles. And what choices we have! Romance novels, with all their various genres and subgenres, can be had in whatever length we prefer, from … Continue reading

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