Category Archives: Suspense

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

Posted in Author, Books, By Rote With Ryan, Contemporary Romance, Historical Romance, Inspirational Romance, Paranormal Romance, Readers, Romance, Sci-Fi Romance, Soul Mate Publishing, Stories, Suspense, Time Travel Romance, Women's Fiction, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , | 3 Comments

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

Posted in Contemporary Romance, Romance, Simply Stated By Sally!, Soul Mate Publishing, Suspense | Leave a comment

The Power of Music

There is nothing that inspires me more in my writing than music. I can be suffering from writer’s malaise, or even a failing of words or ideas, but when I hear the words of certain songs, something happens. I’m suddenly … Continue reading

Posted in Belle's Best Bytes, Soul Mate Publishing, Suspense | 5 Comments

The Agony and The Ecstasy

This month I did my first Arts & Crafts Festival. Was it a success? Well, I did see people I haven’t seen since high school (I’m not saying how long ago that was, but it was decades). Back then my … Continue reading

Posted in Author, Books, Friends, Marketing, Pondering With Pat, Publishing, Readers, Settings, Soul Mate Publishing, Suspense, Writing, Writing career | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Katie’s in the House! Please Welcome Katie Hamstead to the Blogathon!

Today at the Blogathon, I’ve got Katie Hamstead! Welcome, Katie! Tell us all about you! What would you most like your readers to know? That they are awesome! Seriously, my writing would go nowhere without them. I won’t say it’s … Continue reading

Posted in 2015 August Blogathon, Contemporary Romance, Katie's Catch-All, Suspense | Tagged , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

D.M.’s in the House! Please Welcome D.M. Woods, Author of DEATH CROSSES THE FINISH LINE!

SMP: D.M., welcome! Tell us all about you! What would you most like your readers to know? D.M.: I live in Colorado with my husband and Yorkie kids, Stormy and Eli. I am surrounded by family and encouraging friends. I … Continue reading

Posted in Contemporary Romance, Fall 2012 Blog-A-Thon!, Suspense | Tagged , , , , , , | 7 Comments

How I Spent My Summer! by Cheryl Yeko

SMP:  Cheryl Yeko is a Soul Mate author as well as being one of its hard-working editors! Since she’d already done the interview questions during our Spring Blog-A-Thon, we asked Cheryl to provide a fun-filled guest blog for SMP’s Fall … Continue reading

Posted in Cheryl's Corner, Contemporary Romance, Fall 2012 Blog-A-Thon!, Suspense | Tagged , , , | 18 Comments