Simple Pleasures

Come Along Inside

Poor Rat! Poor Mole! To be freezing in the snow, having to encounter the grouchy, fearsome Badger. Would he give them a scold? Bar the door against their need? "O Badger," cried the Rat, "let us in, please. It's me, Rat, and my friend Mole, and we've lost our way in the snow." "Why, Ratty,… Continue reading Come Along Inside

As Only A Woman Can · Weekend Writing Warriors

Weekend Writing Warriors #18

  Step-by-step is how we scale a mountain. Chapter-by-chapter is how we build a book. Forward march, Weekend Writing Warriors. We can do this! So I have this little progress meter living quietly on the sidebar.  It's kick to update it each weekend. That percentage is growing! As Only Mr. Darcy Can 19052 / 80000… Continue reading Weekend Writing Warriors #18

As Only Mr. Darcy Can · Weekend Writing Warriors

Weekend Writing Warriors #17

Coming to your inbox ... from BookBub! It's my first solo BookBub feature. Today's the DAY! Excited any? You bet. Readers are not only downloading the book, but they are also buying the other two in the series. Happy-happy-happy dance! Okay, deep breath. On to the business at hand. Here is this week's Weekend Writing Warriors snippet,… Continue reading Weekend Writing Warriors #17

FREE eBook Alert · Mercy's Embrace novels

It’s BookBub Day!

Mercy's Embrace, Kindle edition, is on special promotion! Part One: So Rough a Course -- FREE September 15 - 16 Part Two: So Lively a Chase  -- 33% OFF September 15 - 21 Part Three: The Lady Must Decide -- 33% OFF September 15 - 21 The entire series can be yours -- almost 1000 pages of sweep-away romance and adventure -- for about… Continue reading It’s BookBub Day!

In Real Life · Mercy's Embrace: So Rough a Course

Going to Carolina in my mind …

I've been praying for friends--and everyone else--impacted by Hurricane Florence. It's amazing how quickly things can change, isn't it? Once the storm hits her part of South Carolina, Robin Helm's porch will not be looking like this. Those Coca Cola bottles? They are missiles, able to take out windows. That coleus plant will be shredded… Continue reading Going to Carolina in my mind …

As Only Mr. Darcy Can · Weekend Writing Warriors

Weekend Writing Warriors #16

  The school year has begun! It takes several weeks for teachers to get our game on. I'm hanging in there! Here is this week's Weekend Writing Warriors snippet, taken from As Only Mr. Darcy Can, my Pride & Prejudice romantic romp. So Elizabeth Bennet has received another of those mystery Valentines, this time on the day… Continue reading Weekend Writing Warriors #16

As Only Mr. Darcy Can · FREE eBook Alert · Weekend Writing Warriors

Weekend Writing Warriors #15

  Well, it's the last weekend of summer break. To celebrate, I have a FREE eBook for you. More about that at the end of the post. Today's Weekend Warrior snippet is taken from from As Only Mr. Darcy Can, a Pride & Prejudice-based romantic romp. Miss Mary King has just inherited money from her… Continue reading Weekend Writing Warriors #15

FREE eBook Alert · Marrying Well for Fun & Profit

Want some FREE Snark with your coffee?

Summertime is drawing to a close. It's time to hunker down and get back to the business of life. Such as, for instance, hunting for a wealthy husband? My dear, if this is your dilemma, Jane Austen's Sir Walter Elliot is here to help. For the next five days, his Marrying Well For Fun &… Continue reading Want some FREE Snark with your coffee?

Award · In Real Life

Surprised, amazed, and so very honored

I'll just put this badge here ... so that you can gaze at it along with me. My surprise is complete. A big Thank You to Clean Indie Reads for awarding me this honor. Truly, I give back only a little of the heartfelt support and encouragement I have received from this amazing group of writers.

As Only Mr. Darcy Can · Weekend Writing Warriors

Weekend Writing Warriors #14

My summer has been like ... zing!  A novella stood up and demanded to become a full-fledged novel. And my new Camp NaNo novel waved a white flag and asked to be my 2020 anthology novella. Because of So This Is Love's about-face, I had to come up with something new.  Thus Sir Walter Takes a Wife, at… Continue reading Weekend Writing Warriors #14