My local RWA chapter recently contacted me to do another Scrivener presentation for them—my third one. Some of the members are die-hard Scrivener devotees, some are completely unfamiliar with the tool, and some have tried it and have given up. How could I provide something that could help people with such diverse levels of understanding
Today’s quotation comes from Lisa Kleypas. Another author introduced me to Ms. Kleypas’s books, and I’ve come to love them. She’s a New York Times bestselling author. You may have already read books from her well known Wallflower series. If you enjoy a delicious historical romance, make sure you read her books! She writes fantastic
This week’s Fan Friday features a bit of Writing Wisdom from Bella Andre. As is true with so many other influential authors, you’ve probably already heard of Bella. If you haven’t, you’re in for a treat! She’s a New York Times bestselling author and she’s an Indie giant. She’s been breaking records and barriers with
Welcome to Fan Friday! Today’s bit of writing wisdom comes from… ME. Yep, I’ve learned a thing or two as well! Actually, I had knee surgery yesterday, so I’m posting this a bit in advance so I don’t have to try to do it while I’m recovering. Send me some chicken soup and some flowers!
Welcome to Fan Friday! This week, in celebration of the movie BFG, I’m sharing a quotation from the incomparable Roald Dahl. I first learned of Roald Dahl when my step-daughter started asking for his books. When she let me, I’d read them aloud to her. I quickly fell in love with these books and enjoyed
Welcome back to Fan Friday! Today I’m providing a bit of Writing Wisdom (or perhaps reading wisdom?) from the incomparable Jane Austen. Her amazing books have inspired generations of writers. To this day, Pride and Prejudice is regularly adapted and retold. Most recently I enjoyed watching the Lizzie Bennet Diaries – a modern retelling of
It’s Fan Friday today. This bit of Writing Wisdom come courtesy of Tessa Dare. She’s a bit newer to the field, but she’s a force to be reckoned with. Tessa writes historical romances that feature unconventional heroes and heroines who find the perfect match in one another. She’s already won TWO prestigious RITA awards from