Category Archives: Musings

The Right Words at the Wrong Time

Dear Gentle Reader, Please do me a great favor. When you are reading devouring my upcoming book How to Impress a Marquess, at some point in your reading, imagine that the following quotation is spoken by my heroine, Lilith Dahlgren: … Continue reading

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Face It, He’s Just Not Into You(r book) or 7 Ways to Cope with Negative Criticism

I’m trying to write blog posts for the upcoming blog tour of my book Wicked Little Secrets.  I’ve been invited onto a blog that gave a not-so-favorable review of a previous book.  Perusing through the list of suitable topics for … Continue reading

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Susanna Avoids Housework By Pondering Why She Writes Romances

“It’s ‘If a body meet a body coming through the rye’!” old Phoebe said. “It’s a poem. By Robert Burns.” “I know it’s a poem by Robert Burns.” She was right, though. It is “If a body meet a body coming through … Continue reading

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Memory of a Gentle Night

My graduate school experience was like one long car wreck. The last quarter I worked around the clock just to get myself free. By the time I graduated, my brain was exhausted and all my emotional resources were spent. I … Continue reading

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Bustin’ Out in Charleston

I’m supposed to be sharing my inner most secrets at a memoir writing conference. At last night’s session, I was told it was ok to cry, and let us read our work aloud without judgement. I had to pretend to … Continue reading

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