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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For a while now, I’ve advocated the turtle method of writing success. Slow and steady wins the race.  It’s something I learned from listening to Brenda Novak speak: To make the best progress, keep your head down and focus on your own business.  When you start worrying about the competition around you is when you […]






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MARKETING OVERLOAD? Things are bit crazy this week as I’m gearing up for Monday’s release of The Billionaire’s Matchmaker by Entangled Publishing.  I was barely finished with my latest manuscript when I started writing blogs, sending out review copies and issuing press releases. Can I tell you that I really hate promotion?  Ironic, seeing as how […]






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SLOW AND STEADY Every so often I like to post or hang a picture of a turtle.  Seeing the creature reminds me that in life, success is not a sprint, but rather a slow, determined walk on your chosen path.  Today, as I work towards finishing my thirteenth title, I need the reminder. Heading into […]






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