Wedding at Wailea
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An unpublished outtake to celebrate the 5th Anniversary of Find Wonder in All Things:   “Laurel, dear, are you ready?” Susan called through the bedroom door of James and Laurel’s suite at the Maui Four Seasons resort. “The guys left … Read More

#FindWonders5th: Giveaway 1
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Can you believe it? It’s been five years since the release of my second novel, Find Wonder in All Things. I wrote this Persuasion-inspired novel in modern USA form, and let me tell you, that wasn’t always an easy task! … Read More

The Sound of Silence
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  Scrolling through my Facebook newsfeed several days ago, I came upon a link, shared by a friend, to Simon & Garfunkel singing “The Sound of Silence”. This one is a personal favorite (as are many of Simon & Garfunkel’s songs) … Read More

Holly Jolly Chick Lit Hop Winner
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The winner of my Snow Day Survival Packet is: Susan D S   I’ve sent Susan a message on Facebook to notify her. To see who won the overall Holly Jolly Chick Lit Hop prizes, please visit the event page … Read More

Starting Tomorrow…
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Make the holiday season even merrier by discovering new reads from some of today’s best chick lit and romantic comedy authors during the Holly Jolly Chick Lit Hop on Facebook. Here’s how it works: every day from Monday, December 5 … Read More

5 Useful Tools for Indie Authors
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  The term “indie author” has the connotation of a woman who charts her own path, a lone wolf who braves the brutal jungle that is the current publishing world, without the benefit (or shackle, depending on your point of view) … Read More

Random Book Review: The Immortal Irishman
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  Every once in a while, I’ll read a biography that ignites a fire of interest in my soul. The protagonist’s life experiences, thoughts and ideas keep rolling around in my mind, sometimes for months. Bits of his or her … Read More

Austen In August
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  Join me over at the Book Rat for my guest post entitled: 5 Best Reasons Why Ang Lee’s Sense & Sensibility Was My Gateway Austen Drug Intrigued?    

Turn It Over: Back Cover Art
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I am fortunate. I’ve had the pleasure of working with two amazing graphic artists in the years I’ve been publishing my stories. A ton of work goes into the front covers because in this digital age of ours, that’s what gets seen. … Read More

5 Best Things about Mr. Knightley
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I’m currently immersed in Jane Austen’s Emma as I try to finish my current WIP, a 1970s adaptation of our beloved authoress’s fourth published novel. It’s daunting work, as the original contains intricacies of dialogue, characterization and plot that are simply genius, … Read More

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