Like I said last week, I came back bursting with energy and ready to tackle the publishing world by storm.  As a result, I have many irons in the fire this week. First and foremost – The Suburbs Have Secrets has a release date! September 20, 2017.  Mark your calendars. Also, if you haven’t signed […]

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(Opinions are my own) As I type this, I’m sitting on my balcony at the Orlando Swan/Dolphin and enjoying a few quiet day before the madness that is the Romance Writers of America’s Annual Conference begins. The RWA Conference is among my favorite weeks of the year.  Partly because there is a unique energy that […]

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Forget everything I said last week about life getting in the way of my writing.  This week, I figured out why I’m really having so much trouble finishing the rewrites on The Suburbs Have Secrets. It’s fear. For nearly a decade, my books were insulated by a publisher’s seal of approval. No matter what the […]

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This is the white board in the office I share with the Captain outlining my to-do list for the summer. I’m behind. I had such plans for the year. If you read my last blog, you know my ambition has returned post empty nest. 2017 was going to be the year I took control of […]

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When I was young, I wasn’t what you’d call particularly ambitious. I was raised by a very traditional family. If my mom wanted more than to be a good wife and mother, she didn’t say so out loud. She considered work outside the home as something a woman did to help make ends meet. As […]

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Unless you’re living under a rock, you’ve noticed the world has become increasingly politically divided.  (Personally, I’d like to live under a rock so as to avoid the politics, but sadly, the world will not let me, much as I try.) Anyway, if you are being bombarded with political info – and that would be […]

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Ever decide you’re going to take a week to catch up, only to have the week booked up with unexpected appointments?  that’s been my week.  This week was supposed to be the start of “Operation Declutter” at the Wallace house.  Instead, I found myself  planning a Tattoo’s engagement party and having a few emergency coffees. […]

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Opinions are totally my own and no one else’s  This weekend I sat in a room with a whole lot of very successful, very romance smart writers discussing marketing and self-publishing. The entire time saw me hyperventilating over the intensity and savvy on display. As I frantically took notes, I realized I had a crap […]

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