A Marine For Christmas, Out of the Shadows, writing

My Leading Man

Every writer has to have an inspiration, a muse, or archetype from which they draw. Because I am an incurable romantic, I write romance. In real life, I WANT everyone to get that happily ever after. When it comes to the leading man in a story- regardless of the genre- I am only drawn to… Continue reading My Leading Man

Faith, island life, Marriage Mondays

What I Wish I Had Known… Two things that would have saved me so much grief.

When I married my husband at the mature age of 19, I had no idea of what I was getting into. Who does? What I also didn't know, at the time, was that the unrealistic expectations of perfection and "normal" that I carried were going to steal so much joy and make adjusting to married… Continue reading What I Wish I Had Known… Two things that would have saved me so much grief.

Out of the Shadows, writing

Heels & Brett Bentley

I love a great pair of heels. So does Brett Bentley. One of the fun parts of writing is that you can make the character anything you want to- strong, stylish, whatever. As a matter of fact, you can live any life you can imagine as a writer. This is the FUN part. I enjoy… Continue reading Heels & Brett Bentley

Marriage Mondays, writing

My Favorite Love Story- Part One

As you know, I love a love story. I believe that every person does, too. I am often asked what is my favorite book or love story. The answer is easy- our love story. Tony and I met in college. It wasn't love at first sight. As a matter of fact, we crossed paths for… Continue reading My Favorite Love Story- Part One

island life, writing

So, I did a Thing…

I wrote a book. Yep, a whole book. Now, I am a writer and I have the rejection letters to prove it! For real, I really have finished a manuscript, it's a romance. Now before you go rolling your eyes- everybody loves a romance and a happy ending. The posts I make on our anniversary… Continue reading So, I did a Thing…