My Books, Writing

Pain, politics, and pandemic … or why my writing schedule blew up!

You know what they say about best laid plans, and in 2020 mine certainly went awry. Not only did I fail to get two novels published, but I failed to get even one. I blame pain, politics, and the pandemic. Fibromyalgia is an unpredictable affliction. Though it causes me some pain nearly every day (and… Continue reading Pain, politics, and pandemic … or why my writing schedule blew up!

Family, My Books, Real Life, Writing

Three books and a baby!

I hope wherever you are in the world, you are safe and well. This year will be hard for most of us and devastating for far too many. But I’m glad that here it’s Spring, reminding us that after the darkness, light will return. Outside my roses are beginning to open and the air is… Continue reading Three books and a baby!

Family, My Books, Writing

Looking Backward and Forward

I haven’t written a New Year’s post in years, so bear with me. Looking back at 2019, I accomplished a few things and bailed on others. One biggie was getting another book published. That makes four years in a row I’ve put out a new book, but I’m aiming for two this year. Wish me… Continue reading Looking Backward and Forward

My Books, Novel, Writing

Announcing a new romance novel!

I'm excited to announce the release of Building Love, the first book in a new series, Edgewater Novels. Set in a fictitious neighborhood in my birth city—Indianapolis, Indiana—this one introduces Brigid Carlotta Maria Siobhán Marino. If you can’t tell by her name, she’s half Irish and half Italian. She tends bar in a centuries-old tavern,… Continue reading Announcing a new romance novel!