Category Archives: Creative Process

Christmas shopping and shipping…

I’m not much for shopping – anyone who knows me knows that about me! I avoid Black Friday (like the plague!) by staying home or going hiking. But a friend made a comment a while back about buying copies of … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Unholy Bonds: A response to one reader’s passing comment…

First, I want to reiterate my gratitude to the many people who’ve chosen to spend a few dollars and a few hours reading my books. Thank you! By reading what I have written, you bring the book to life, completing … Continue reading

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Second Watch, by J.A. Jance

I picked up a copy of J.A. Jance’s book, Second Watch, the other day – and knew I was in for a good read. She’s dependable that way! But I had no idea how the story would impact me emotionally. … Continue reading

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Home from San Antonio!

Last week, I attended Romance Writers of America’s® national conference in San Antonio, Texas. I’d never been there, and really enjoyed getting to know the Riverwalk area. Beautiful, inspiring, and great fun to explore! As you can tell by the … Continue reading

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Opal’s Jubilee, A Novel of Suspense and Healing – Now Available!

Opal’s Jubilee, Book 2 of The Appalachian Foothills series, is now available on Amazon! Click here to purchase in either Kindle or print format. Here’s the back cover copy: Fresh out of prison after twelve years, Opal McBride must find … Continue reading

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5 Star Reviews for HIJACKED!

I am incredibly humbled and (so very) pleased at the reception Hijacked has received since it launched last week! Here are some snippets of reviews and other comments: “From the very first chapter, I was hooked on Hijacked! Throughout, the … Continue reading

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Gratitude: an encore

Readers of this blog will know that a lifelong dream of mine is about to come true: My first novel will come out in the next few days. While this is exciting (extremely!!!) and a teensy bit scary, I also … Continue reading

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My Writing Process blog relay!

Thank you, super-nice and extremely talented Sonali Dev, for inviting me to participate in the My Writing Process blog tour! I really enjoyed reading about Sonali’s simple chaos process, probably because I can relate so well! I will address why … Continue reading

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2013 Golden Heart® Finalists: Where Are They Now?

It’s been nearly a year since eight of us embarked on a wonderful journey: The Contemporary Single Title Finalists in the 2013 Romance Writers of America® Golden Heart® Contest. We’ve grown individually and professionally, and thought it would be fun … Continue reading

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Home…

Here’s a great picture of the gathering of Catholic Writers’ Guild Your Word is My Delight 2013 Writers’ Retreat. Front row: Michelle Jones, Jessie Yonkovit Middle row: Ann Lewis, Margaret  Rose Realy, Leticia Adams, Leslie Lynch Back row: Tim Neboyskey, … Continue reading

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