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Tagged With: historical

New Year/New Goals: Down with Resolutions!

Hi all! Hope you are all enjoying a resolution free new year so far! As you can probably tell, I don’t believe in resolutions. I think we should strive to do the best we can throughout the year and not just after the holidays. I mean yes we all feel like we have overindulged and … Continue reading »

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On Heroes and Hose: What Makes a Hero Ooze Sex Appeal?

Warning: Explicit content below. If you’re not eighteen, I’ll trust you to excuse yourself from reading this post until you are. Thanks. 🙂 A romance writer’s number one job is to create a lasting romance between two characters that will resonate with readers. Since romances can vary from ‘sweet’ to ‘gonna need a new headboard’, … Continue reading »

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Writing Resources: Part II – For the History Geeks

In my article, Writing Resources: Part I – What’s in Your Toolbox, I explored some must-haves for writers writing any kind of fiction. In this article, I’ll talk about some of the nitty gritty of setting a novel during a specific moment in time. Writing historical fiction in any genre adds an interesting layer of … Continue reading »

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Bound to the Highlander has Found a Home!

I’m thrilled to announce that my debut novel, Bound to the Highlander, will be published with Tirgearr Publishing. James and Aileana’s story will finally be told. 😀 Oh yeah. Cover your ears. Wait for it…

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What’s Next? Looking for Beta Readers

Now that I’ve finally completed Bound to the Highlander (BTTH) and have pressed ‘send’, it’s time to take a deep breath and dig into book two. Promised to the Highlander (PTTH) is written, however, it’s a very rough first draft. Not long after I wrote BTTH, Fergus’s story erupted kind of like putting Mentos in … Continue reading »

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And the Winners are…

Thank you for all your awesome suggestions. I was thrilled to have so many of you pop by and join in the fun. So without further ado, and after much thought, I’ve chosen based on name meanings, how they roll off the tongue, and what my gut says. Drumroll please.

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Bound to the Highlander – Little Tease

Happy Easter weekend everyone! I was editing and thought I’d share a snippet of Bound to the Highlander. Kind of like only being allowed one mini egg out of the bag. 🙂 Hope you like it. Aileana wanted to share her surprising visit from the king with Gwen, but was unable to do so without … Continue reading »

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The Next Big Thing: Blog Hop

Okeee, welcome to my first blog hop post! It’s called ‘The Next Big Thing’ and I was tagged by one of my awesome new writing partners, Valerie Francis. She’s writing a fascinating young adult (YA) fantasy series set right here in Newfoundland. Check her out! The point of this blog hop is to get us … Continue reading »

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Highland Chiefs Series

Seeing as how it’s the most romantic week of the year, I thought I’d post a short synopsis of the historical romance series I’m writing. Hope you like it. The pictures I’ve included are some I took on my trip to Scotland in 2011 and review frequently for inspiration. The series covers a fascinating time … Continue reading »

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Bound to the Highlander – Another snippet

The distance to the study gave her more time to compose herself. She was ready for battle when she entered the room and found him seated on a chair near the window reading a book. His casual appearance only fueled her anger. Damned man. He could do as he please. He had already made himself … Continue reading »

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