When Writing, Like Painting, Is A Naked Art

A few years ago, I did a large canvas painting using sketches of models from an art class I attended. At first, I didn’t know where I should go with it. I’m an okay, but not a particularly gifted painter, … Continued

The Fun of Researching a Book

Inside, the terminal was bouncing. That was the only way Leilani could describe it. Greeters jumped and shrieked their welcome at arrivals they had not seen in a while. Children squealed as they played, running through throngs of people. She … Continued

Sweet Words for Welcome Reluctant Stranger

Come times when you need to toot your own horn. Why not? Sometimes no one else can do it better. Like when you’re getting all these sweet words for Welcome Reluctant Stranger on Amazon reviews and you feel you must … Continued

Making Beautiful Music in Fiction

I exercise to music. Don’t we all? Relieves the boredom of repetitive motions. Sometimes, of course, music is just a backdrop for thoughts. I do get ideas as I move to music. Like, why not write a post on music … Continued

Praise for Hello, My Love from Goodbooks Today

Goodbooks Today: Praise for Hello, My Love ************ “The unexpected surprises and emotional encounters of this novel keeps the reader enthralled until the very last page.”—GoodbooksToday.com Reviews There are few stories that capture the raw emotions of a true and … Continued

Delectable Dishes in Hello, My Love!

Delectable dishes play a more prominent role in Hello, My Love than they do in the 19th-century romance novels it pays homage to. The characterization, style, and plot of Hello borrow from both Pride and Prejudice and North and South. … Continued