August 2013


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When the youngest of my three kids started school this week, I realized just how much free time I had on my hands. As a stay-at-home mom, I finally have time to pursue my writing passion! Halfway through a romance novel, I was excited to knock it out and see where I wanted to go from there.

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The lost art of love letters

August 27, 2013

I have been researching love letters from WWII for the novel that I’m writing. Reading some of letters has almost brought me to tears. There is just something about a handwritten love note that can make even this unemotional chick swoon. Tweet

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Romance News: A love story 35 years in the making

August 23, 2013

I’m a news junkie. But in a world overpopulated by negativity, the news can often leave me heartbroken. When I find a great story of a real-life romance, I like to stop and smell the roses so to speak. The New York Times had just such a story this week. Tweet

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Six months, twenty titles: The couple that became a legend

August 20, 2013

I have had so many people ask me if I saw the news story about the couple that knocked out 20 romance novels in 6 months to save their home from foreclosure that I wanted to share it with my readers. After watching it, I must admit, I downloaded a free sample. First, check out […]

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Storm warnings in marriage

August 16, 2013

A couple of days ago I was stopped at a red light and I could see the rain on the other side of the intersection. The cars faced me, windshield wipers in motion, and yet my truck was completely dry. As I watched I smiled. In middle of yet another Texas drought, I looked forward […]

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What’s on your mix tape?

August 12, 2013

This may be revealing my age a bit, but mix tapes used to be “the thing” that defined where you were in life. Boys made mix tapes for their girls, friends would make mix tapes that represented their current state of mind, and sometimes we’d make our own mix tapes to set the mood for […]

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Is love really the sharing of a soul?

August 9, 2013

Aristotle once said, “Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.” While the romantic in me loves the idea, the realist in me says this mindset is the very thing that can destroy relationships. Tweet

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