Tag Archives: The Final Ride

Interview and Giveaway

If you’re looking for me today, you can find me on Lena Nelson Dooley’s award winning blog, A Christian Writer’s World. Come join Lena and me for a terrific interview and a giveaway drawing!

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Especially for Writers

If you’ve read Give the Lady a Ride and/or The Final Ride, please review them for me. If you haven’t read them, maybe it’s time you did. They’re on sale for 99 cents each on Kindle. End of shameless promotion.

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New Prize Drawing for Newsletter Subscribers

Called “One for the Road,” this little statuette stands 8 1/2″ tall and 7″ wide at the base, and it’s just perfect for my western genre Romance and Women’s Fiction novels. And the good news is that one of my … Continue reading

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Theme or Story: What Comes First?

Which comes first, the theme or the story? Someone asked me that recently as I autographed her book. Did I find a verse or theme in the Bible and wrap a story around it? The answer from others would probably … Continue reading

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Surprise Appearance!

I didn’t realize it, but author Caleb Pirtle set up a post for me on Venture Galleries. Y’all come on by and catch an excerpt from The Final Ride! These sites are also still open: Ane Mulligan’s Southern-fried Fiction–discover why I so … Continue reading

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Music’s Connection to Writing

One touch of a button on my CD player, one second of the galloping beat of “Hooked on an 8-Second Ride,” and I’m there—dead middle of the rodeo arena. Dust, cowboys, bulls so big they measure a foot and a … Continue reading

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Reminders

July 4th is coming. It’s our 22nd Independence Day in this house, meaning it will be our 22nd family barbecue. The most we’ve ever cooked for is 40, the fewest 15, but any way you look at it, it’s a … Continue reading

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Making Ad Lines

“What’s your book about?” is a question most often asked of authors, and if you can whip out a snappy quip in response, you may make a sale. What usually works is your log line — that one- or two-sentence summary … Continue reading

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The Final Ride Giveaway!

Whenever I’m involved in a novel, I find cute things related to it everywhere I look–and, of course, I have to have them, whatever they are. This time, I collected a group of things that I’m going to give away … Continue reading

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Pat and Talon–Through Katie’s Eyes

When Patricia Talbert first met Katie Pierson, her immediate response was pure jealousy. A natural reaction, considering Katie wrapped herself around Talon Carlson like sparkly Christmas paper. But Katie, Chance Davis, and Talon have history together, having been raised in … Continue reading

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