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

#SunkissedRoadTrip: The Sun Shines Bright…
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  This week, I welcome the Sunkissed book and all of you gentle readers to Lawrenceburg, a little slice of nowhere in the middle of Kentucky’s somewheres!   Kentucky is often called the Bluegrass State, and the Central Kentucky region … Read More

#ChickLitMay A-Z Scavenger Hunt Winner!
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A winner was announced yesterday in the #ChickLitMay A-Z Scavenger Hunt. Those who entered had to visit each of the 26 authors’ blogs and collect the chick lit theme words, A-Z. Tracie Bannister, coordinator of the event, randomly selected a winner … Read More

Chatting with the Chicks of Chick Lit
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Ha-ha ha-ha…Welcome, welcome everyone, to Chatting With the Chicks of Chick Lit. I’m your host, Chuck Lottateeth,  and I am so thrilled to be able to introduce you to some of the most fascinating characters in literature today. I’m talking … Read More

#ChickLitMay A Scavenger Hunt
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  (Part of the annual week-long celebration of joyful noise that is Chick Lit!) U is for Undaunted A Chick Lit heroine remains unstoppable throughout many unforeseeable circumstances, arriving at the end of the story undiminished—even if she started out undervalued, uprooted … Read More

Shedding Some Light on Light Reading
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“Northanger Revisited-2015” is my short story contribution to Meryton Press’s Sun-Kissed: Effusions of Summer, an anthology released at the beginning of Beach-Reading Season last year. Northanger Revisited is a modernized treatment of Austen’s classic Northanger Abbey that takes place on fictional Northanger … Read More

Party Time- Regency Style
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  Road trip! Join me over at JustJane1813 as I help host the Netherfield Ball, i.e., Chapter 18 in Pride and Prejudice. This is part of Just Jane’s chapter-by-chapter group read of the Austen classic: the text of each chapter followed by … Read More

Planting Seeds
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(This is a re-post of a blog I wrote 5 years ago today.) Maybe it’s the time of year. Maybe it’s the sad state of my yard. Maybe it’s the sight of tulips blooming and redbuds flowering. Maybe it’s the … Read More

5 Best Men’s Voices (British Edition)
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So, about a year ago (has it been so long?) I posted a very subjective 5 Best List on the best men’s voices. There was dissent in the ranks (and how could there NOT be?) Some Anglophiles suggested a British actor or two—enough … Read More

Winners! Undeceived Blog Tour Giveaways
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Winner, winner, chicken dinner! Here are the Undeceived Blog Tour Winners:   e-book: JV Ginna Irma J Dung   Paperback: Diana Doan Michelle Jolley Maria  Laura Dannenmueller Capio I believe Jakki Leatherberry has all the contact information for these folks now. Thanks … Read More

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