Monthly Archives: May 2016

A linky round-up

Last day of May, chickens! I don’t know about y’all, but 2016 seems to be FLYING by around here. We’ve had an astonishing number of rainy days which has meant more time than usual puttering around inside the house and … Continue reading

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Welcome back, sun!

For the past month, it’s been grey. Grey with cloud, grey with rain, grey with just more grey. But this week has seen the return of the sun and it’s glorious! Of course, the temperature has also shot up twenty … Continue reading

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Pondering play

Have you noticed lately that there seems to be a return to play? Adult coloring books are huge–I have two myself, and everyone I know seems to be collecting Funko Pop figures. (I might also have a few of those…I … Continue reading

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Things I Quite Like

Every once in awhile I like to share things I’ve discovered that I quite enjoy. Usually frivolous, sometimes silly, they are always items that have added a bit of pleasure to my day. Here are a few of my newest … Continue reading

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Last week is a blur…

Oh, last week was rough, my dears. If you follow me on Twitter, you know I was engaged in copy edit reviews. This is my least favorite part of being a writer–even less enjoyable than writing synopses, if I’m honest. … Continue reading

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We have a visitor!

Today I’m delighted to welcome the always delightful Tracy Grant to celebrate the release of her newest, LONDON GAMBIT. Sometimes my characters surprise me.  Take Harry and Cordelia Davenport. I added them four books back because i realized I needed … Continue reading

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I am BACK!

Hello, my dears–it’s lovely to be back home after a splendid week of travel. And I have news! The next Veronica Speedwell adventure is ready for pre-order! A PERILOUS UNDERTAKING is the newest installment of Veronica’s mysteries, and it will … Continue reading

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Hey, look–it’s Robyn Carr!

I am in New York on business this week, so I am reposting one of my favorite pieces ever, a bit of excellent advice from my pal, Robyn Carr, who will be receiving the Nora Roberts Lifetime Achievement Award from … Continue reading

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Things I know that work for me

As I am traveling, I’m reposting one of my favorite pieces, some writerly advice I first posted in April, 2013. This is one of those blog posts that usually gets an appalling title like “Advice to Young Writers”. We’ll call … Continue reading

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