Tag Archives: women’s fiction

The Men of Dogwood, Texas

So far as I’ve taken you around the streets of Dogwood, Texas, we’ve met Millie, Emily, and Scott–the three main characters for┬áThe Cat Lady’s Secret—and we’ve met Emily and Scott’s friends, Lauren and Roger Norris, Scott’s mom Rita, and the … Continue reading

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Meet the Characters! Rita and Micah

Come June 6, you’ll have your own opportunity to wander the charming streets of Dogwood, Texas, and meet all the folks who populate the town. But for now, I’m giving you a quick intro to some of my favorite characters. … Continue reading

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Emily Taylor’s Questionable Past

Emily Taylor, born and raised in Dogwood, Texas, high school valedictorian, degrees in architectural history and interior decorating, successful entrepreneur, and felon. Well, almost a felon. She came close enough that she had to sell her business in Houston, Deck … Continue reading

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Swing That Bat, Boys!

Ah, Spring! The time of year when the ground begins to thaw, the birds begin to sing, and thousands of kids across the nation start dreaming of dirt and diamonds. Baseball diamonds, that is. You may not know this about … Continue reading

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Ah, the Victorian!

The Victorian, particularly the Queen Anne Victorian like the one here, is my absolute favorite design. Can’t afford one, don’t want to have to renovate or maintain one, but oh, how I’d love to explore one! Do you know what … Continue reading

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We’re Complicated

In her recent blog post, “why i write for women,” fellow Women’s Fiction author Jamie Raintree explained “women are incredibly deep and complex creatures and I think that’s what makes relationships so complicated.” She hit the nail on the head. … Continue reading

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The Great Revelation

Been waiting for this? Well, here it is~~~Cat Lady’s book cover! Doncha just love it?! I still don’t have my release date, but the book is in copy edits now, so I should be finding out soon. So excited to … Continue reading

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So Much to Choose From!

Now that┬áThe Simulacrum is finished and out making the rounds (one publisher has asked for the full manuscript. Squeee!), I find myself without a project. Or maybe with too many projects. Or just the right number–who knows? Having several ideas … Continue reading

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Book Review: Becalmed

Loneliness is a special kind of wound, one that scabs over and becomes tolerable. Life goes on and the lonely go with it, doing what they do, interacting with others, enjoying their days to the best extent possible. Until someone … Continue reading

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Pen Names II — The Retraction

Once upon a time, I wrote a post about the “powers-that-be” and the wisdom of ignoring them about half the time. I should’ve taken my own advice. Rules change, and what’s the “right thing to do” today won’t be right … Continue reading

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