Tag Archives: Christian romance

Writing the Sweet Romance

Just an observation here: I tend to write more in-depth reviews about books of virtually any genre but sweet romance. Big surprise, right? Want to know why? The genre I write in is by definition predictable. Romance: Boy meets girl. Boy … Continue reading

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Review: All’s Fair in Love and Cupcakes

What a fun little romance! Betsy St Amant’s characters, Kat Varland and Lucas Brannen, are best friends who are afraid to admit they love each other for fear of ruining their friendship. High school football coach Lucas decides to take charge and … Continue reading

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It’s Done!

I did it! As I announced in my post “Attacked!,” I intended to finish my western romance manuscript, Riding Herd, by the end of the week, and I did! Despite that stupid trojan horse, I wrote “the end” on Riding Herd … Continue reading

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Idling with Kathleen Y’Barbo Turner

One of the sweetest people I’ve ever had the pleasure to meet is fellow Texas Aggie, Kathleen Y’Barbo Turner, the most prolific author of our alma mater. We chat on Facebook occasionally, sharing “gig’ems” whenever our team is doing great, … Continue reading

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Review of A Dozen Apologies

What a charmer! A Dozen Apologies, published by Tracy Ruckman at Write Integrity Press, is the collaborative effort of a dozen well-known and popular authors, including Betty Owens, Jennifer Hallmark, Jerusha Agen, and others. Each author provided a chapter in the … Continue reading

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A Heart Deceived, a Review

Michelle Griep has single-handedly renewed my love for Regency Romance. A Heart Deceived is no bodice ripper, something I tired of long ago. It’s an intriguing tale of a young, unmarried woman who must keep her brother’s growing insanity a secret–or … Continue reading

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First Monday!

I don’t know how many times I’ve written that I love Mondays–particularly “First Mondays.” First Monday after my birthday, first Monday of the month, first Monday of the year. They’re all “do-over” days. New beginnings. Erase the slate and start … Continue reading

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Still on Vacation

This time of year belongs to MSB. Always has. In our 23 years of marriage (we just had an anniversary on November 30), the bulk of November and December have belonged to the man. I thought I had this week all planned … Continue reading

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Linda Yezak Took an Ax . . .

Before the ACFW Conference, I’d been on a roll with my work in progress, Riding Herd, the sequel to Give the Lady a Ride. I was nowhere near finished, of course; I’d just crossed over the 10K marker and had a clear … Continue reading

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Excerpt from The Cat Lady’s Secret: Scott

The Cat Lady’s Secret is out!!! Can you tell I’m excited? I’ve been posting excerpts all week, Millie on Monday and Emily on Wednesday. The only main character left to introduce you to is Dr. Scott Barlow, Mr. Handsome himself! We’ll catch him at … Continue reading

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