Tamara Leigh: One of My Favorite Authors

There are so many good books out there that rarely do I spend my precious time reading any of them twice. One author whose books I have read more than twice is Tamara Leigh. Tamara writes contemporary and medieval romance, and if you know me, you know I think there’s nothing better than a guy […]

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Y2K. The Mayan Calendar. The Nibiru Cataclysm. The End of the World?

Today is Friday the 13th, so I suppose I rather expected my social media accounts to contain more than the usual cargo of wacky warnings about black cats, planet alignment and dire doomsday predictions. Sure enough, some group is claiming the biblical rapture will happen on April 23 because of a fictional planet known as […]

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Medieval mongrels…

On Saturday, I’ll be taking my doggie to intermediate puppy obedience class at AlphK9U in Fishers, IN (here’s a shout-out to an excellent dog obedience and sports facility). It’s a chance for my pup to socialize with other dogs, run-around and get some exercise, and swim (yep). I’ve always loved dogs and have owned a […]

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Taylor University Professional Writing conference 2017

Taylor University Professional Writing Conference 2017   The second annual Taylor University Professional Writing Conference was held on the beautiful campus of Taylor University this past Friday and Saturday. The value of concentrated and intentional time spent in the company of other writers cannot be overrated – it is invaluable. I now find myself wandering […]

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Of Power and Potties

The power was out today. According to the electric company, it was out for 30,000 people. My daughter, a high school sophomore, was delighted to get out of school early. I don’t know how the other 29,998 people felt about it, but I took the opportunity to ponder life before internet, electric lights and flush […]

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Taylor University Professional Writing Conference 2016

It has been just over a week since the conclusion of the first annual Taylor University Professional Writing Conference, hosted by the Taylor University Professional Writing Program. Kudos to Linda Taylor, Doc (Dennis) Hensley and their capable student staff for a first rate conference that didn’t break my bank. The two-day event featured guest speakers […]

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Maid to be a Bride

Out now! When Lady Daphne Battencourt’s uncle arranges for her to marry a wealthy, but vulgar, tradesman, she is resigned to her fate as the token wife of a heartless man. But after she realizes she would rather spend her life in service than marry without love, she finds herself in the role of lady’s […]

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Sword of the Fairvern

My full length medieval time travel romance is finally available on Amazon.com! Available in digital and paperback format! Sword of the Fairvern  Time can be good or bad, depending on whether you’re going forward or backward… Chevelle Delamar was known in the 21st century as the girl who shouldn’t have lived. Colwyn, Lord Beaumarche, is […]

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Life is like…

. Life is like…an ice cream cone Snow is flying here in central Indiana, which, strangely enough, makes me think of ice cream. Well, maybe it isn’t so strange, since ice cream is one of my favorite things. I especially love soft serve twist cones, the ones that are half chocolate and half vanilla. I […]

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Scrivener – Ya Gotta Love It

It may surprise those of you who know me personally, but I’ve written four novels. None of them are published yet, but that’s coming. I just know it. And recently, I have a new secret weapon for writing the next breakout novel (!), and I want to share it with you. For anyone who writes […]

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