Category Archives: Romance

New Book, New Buds, New Barn for 2019

Nope, I’m not getting a barn, but moving Lance. Sounds easy? Not with a nervous gelding who turns 29 in May. Is is necessary? That’s the deliberation. Three of my trail riding friends moved their horses last month. We live … Continue reading

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The 3 Motivations in Life by Susan Hanniford Crowley

Recently I got the chance to talk to C.C., a rising star in philosophy. She shared with me that humanity has 3 motivations that rule their lives. When C.C. shared them, I was amazed. They also rule romance novels.  The … Continue reading

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By Rote with Ryan: The Importance of Pre-Writing Exercises

The mind is a muscle, and like any muscle before a work out, you want to warm it up a little. And like any muscle, if we don’t exercise and use our writing muscles regularly, we lose that creativity we … Continue reading

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I have enough material to write every day nonstop for years on end, but then I’d be missing something. I’d be missing life. Books are at most an imitation of life, sometimes a sweeter life, in my case often a … Continue reading

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A New Plot on your Doorstep

We travel perhaps to see different things, hear strange voices and test our courage on odd foods with tentacles. But what if we can’t travel far? Will just going somewhere different do? Live in the burbs? Catch a train to … Continue reading

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By Rote with Ryan: How Writing is Like Garage Sales

Late August is National Garage Sale Day. I guess it’s a final push to celebrate summer by offering the by-products of all that spring and summer cleaning we’ve been doing while making a little cash in the process. And one … 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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