As Only A Woman Can · Weekend Writing Warriors

Weekend Writing Warriors #6

  It's Warrior Time!  Ten lines from a work-in-progress. (Even though last week's offering was, ahem, eleven.) I'll be sharing from As Only A Woman Can, a Pride & Prejudice-based romantic romp. Our man Darcy has sent one of the rogue Valentines to his cousin, Colonel Fitzwilliam. And now Darcy wants to know whether Fitz will… Continue reading Weekend Writing Warriors #6

As Only A Woman Can · Weekend Writing Warriors

Weekend Writing Warriors #5

  What a glorious day for Writing Warriors!  It's time to post 10 lines from a work-in-progress. I'll be sharing from As Only A Woman Can, a Pride & Prejudice-based romantic romp. Of course Mr. Darcy's rogue Valentines would get out of hand -- you knew that.  His sense of humour demands it. Trouble, trouble ... we loves… Continue reading Weekend Writing Warriors #5

Faith

Easter Blessings …

O happy day! It's a beautiful morning here in the Pacific Northwest. That is to say, no rain. With a promise of sunshine to come. Just the thing for celebrating the joy of His resurrection. Have a blessed Easter! My Weekend Writing Warriors post will be up in a few ...

As Only A Woman Can · Weekend Writing Warriors

Weekend Writing Warriors #4

Wake up, weekend sleepyhead! It's Warrior Time! We're off and running with 8 - 10 lines from a work-in-progress. I'll be sharing from As Only A Woman Can, a Pride & Prejudice-based romantic romp. Skipping ahead to the next chapter, we see Elizabeth Bennet receive something in the post. We know it's the Valentine that… Continue reading Weekend Writing Warriors #4

As Only A Woman Can · Weekend Writing Warriors

Weekend Writing Warriors #3

Here we go again with 10 lines from a work-in-progress. As before, I'll be sharing from As Only A Woman Can, a Pride & Prejudice-based romantic romp. Here's the story so far: It's late January, and Jane Austen's heartthrob hero, Mr. Darcy, has decided to send lovely Elizabeth Bennet a veiled warning against the treacherous Mr.… Continue reading Weekend Writing Warriors #3

A Very Austen Christmas · Book Love

Our A Very Austen Christmas is an MAE Favorite!

Our Christmas anthology -- a volume we smilingly dubbed "the book that friendship built" -- has surprised us yet again. A Very Austen Christmas is honored as one of Janet Taylor's favorite reads for 2017.  Reviewers are how we readers discover the best new books in a genre. These lists are golden. Do stop by… Continue reading Our A Very Austen Christmas is an MAE Favorite!

As Only A Woman Can · Weekend Writing Warriors

Weekend Writing Warriors #2

Diving in for Week 2 with 10 lines from a work-in-progress. Tell you what, these Writing Warriors are great! Thanks for the warm welcome, guys!   As before, I'll be sharing from As Only A Woman Can, a Pride & Prejudice-based romantic romp. Here's the setup: It's late January, and Jane Austen's heartthrob hero, Mr. Darcy, is… Continue reading Weekend Writing Warriors #2

As Only A Woman Can · Weekend Writing Warriors

Weekend Writing Warriors #1

Weekend writing what? Warriors? How great is this? Because that's exactly what I do. Weekend by weekend, I wrestle words onto the page. I rather like the idea of being a warrior. Instead of, you know, a pajama-clad, coffee-swilling sloth, hunched over the laptop. *Laura buffs her nails* Alrighty! So let's dive in with 10… Continue reading Weekend Writing Warriors #1

Giveaway Alert!

Giveaway Prize is $100 ???

My friend and writing comrade, Wendi Sotis, has released a sweet and charming Regency Romance today.  That girl! To celebrate, she has a giveaway running. And not just any giveaway -- the prize is 100 BUCKS !!! That's right, friends. One hundered dollars in Paypal money or an Amazon gift card, your choice. Wow, right?… Continue reading Giveaway Prize is $100 ???

Cat Love

Why Cats?

On the Internet, cats are the hands-down favorite. Sure, we love dogs and puppies, but cats are different. They're both amusing and intriguing. From Grumpy Cat to Henri, le Chat Noir and Simon's Cat, we never seem to get enough of them. I think it's because cats mirror human behaviors---good and bad---so perfectly. No politeness,… Continue reading Why Cats?