Accidental Tryst by Natasha Boyd My rating: 4 of 5 stars Emmy is salsa-dancing, yoga-doing, fiery redhead on her way to see her uncle in New York. Trystan is a womanizing, billionaire entrepreneur in the midst of selling his company while flying into Charleston for a funeral he'd rather sell his left...leg than go to.… Continue reading ACCIDENTAL TRYST by Natasha Boyd
Okay, so hear me out for a second. I got this idea, naturally, in the shower. The way I see it, there are two types of people when it comes to hair-washing. Those who can go a couple days between washes...and those who can't. I used to be one of those who can't. My hair's… Continue reading Writing is like washing your hair…
Love Undecided by Denise Wells COMING OUT MAY 23, 2018! My rating: 3.5/5 stars Kat’s suffered through and survived cancer not just once, not even twice, but three times now. And the chances of it coming back are almost 100%. Kat’s come to terms with her illness and her decision to avoid pain and heartache… Continue reading LOVE UNDECIDED by Denise Wells
Today is Star Wars Day!! And may the Force be with you all!
Happy May everybody!! So I reckon now is as good a time as any to announce it. I am officially out on submission! For those of my faithful followers who don't know what that means--I'm looking at you Mom and Dad--being out on submission just means that my wonderful agent has officially started sending… Continue reading This is the (new) writer’s life.
Challenge Accepted by Amanda Abram My rating: 5 of 5 stars What do you get when you lie on a high school compatibility test just to avoid getting paired up with your clingy sometimes-girlfriend? A match made in Hell. At least, that's what Logan thinks when his attempt to cheat the system gets him matched… Continue reading CHALLENGE ACCEPTED by Amanda Abrams
I caught myself about to do the unthinkable the other day. I was taking the two kids I watch and their cousin to a baseball game. The two boys were speculating on the curious week-long absence of a fellow student in their class at school. Was he sick? Did his mom finally have her baby? What… Continue reading What if…?
RELENTLESS by Karen Lynch My rating: 4 of 5 stars In her search for answers about her father's murder, Sara Grey has gotten caught up in the secret world of trolls, fairies, werewolves--you name it. And when that search puts her directly in the path of a vampire out for her blood and her life,… Continue reading RELENTLESS by Karen Lynch
If you’re a writer and you’ve got something that fits any of these, submit. What have you got to lose?
It finally happened. After sending my query letter and short sample to a long list of agents and receiving several polite yet disheartening rejections, I finally got a request from an agent to see the full manuscript. I remember it very clearly, rushing around the kitchen of the home I work at--daytime nanny, whoop whoop!--and… Continue reading Is this really happening?