Tag: writer

Why I’m Not Writing a Sequel to Ashes Swept

After the release of Ashes Swept, I was surprised by how many readers said they were excited for the sequel and asked when it would be out. This caught me completely off-guard, because Ashes Swept was always meant to be a stand-alone novel. The… Continue Reading “Why I’m Not Writing a Sequel to Ashes Swept”

Looking Back and Looking Ahead

Looking Back at 2017 Sitting here at my desk, contemplating this post, I’m finding it hard to believe another year has gone by. One year ago, I was knee-deep in editing¬†Ashes Swept with the help of my CPs, Shannon and Ely. It had been… Continue Reading “Looking Back and Looking Ahead”

Horseback Kidnappings, Apparently?

In a recent interview with The Washington Post, Hillary Clinton said: “The whole romance novel industry is about women being grabbed and thrown on a horse and ridden off into the distance.” I laughed when I first read that. Then I grumbled. And then… Continue Reading “Horseback Kidnappings, Apparently?”

Light at the End of the Tunnel?

I finished the fourth draft last week, and if all goes well, that should be my last revision. Now I’ve just got to send it back out to my team, make the necessary edits, and do a few polishing runs.¬†I’m finally approaching the end… Continue Reading “Light at the End of the Tunnel?”