Jan
2
2015

This year I’m aiming at a 5 positive to one negative balance in my life – there are lots of things to be angry and outraged over, but also it never hurts to put out more positive than negative –

 

SO – just a little writerly tip – I keep one phone book in my office when I need to look for names for characters, etc. I can always look up baby names, etc, online, but it helps me to flip through the pages.  The others (and I swear we get like 4 a year) go straight into recycling.

May
5
2014
INK AND CHROME Details!

At least some basics – we’ve settled on titles for the books:

 

Opening Up (Asa and PJ, June 15)

Falling Under (Carmela and Duke, August 15)

Coming Back (Mick, Riley and Jamey, October 15)

 

I’ve seen the draft … Read More »

May
1
2014
The Brenda Novak Annual Online Auction to Benefit Diabetes Research Is Now Open!

I’ve got two items up for bid!

 

A Brown Family themed gift basket with signed copies of all the books in the series as well as other items from places and things in the series!

 

Or (or even AND) … Read More »

Apr
29
2014
THE BEST KIND OF TROUBLE ON SALE!

 

She has complete control…and he’s determined to take it away

A librarian in the small town of Hood River, Natalie Clayton’s world is very nearly perfect. After a turbulent childhood and her once-wild ways, life is now under control. … Read More »

Apr
28
2014
Back From Spring Fling!

So from Thursday of last week until yesterday I was in Hoffman Estates (a suburb of Chicago) at the Chicago North RWA Chapter’s Spring Fling conference – what a FANTASTIC conference and group of people I was so fortunate to … Read More »

Apr
23
2014
Hey Chicago area locals! SPRING FLING is nearly here!

Hey all! If you’re in or around the Chicago metro area – this Friday and Saturday I’ll be at the Chicago North  Spring Fling Writers’ Conference!  I’m one of the headliners along with Kristan Higgins and Mary Balough (RIGHT? … Read More »

Apr
17
2014
Back Cover Copy for BROKEN OPEN!

Broken Open is Hurley Boys book 2 and features Ezra Hurley, the oldest and founding member of Sweet Hollow Ranch. It’s out in mass market paper, digital formats and audio on November 25! it’s also just gone up for pre-order … Read More »

Apr
16
2014
The Best Kind Of Trouble!

Yesterday the folks at RT kindly did the reveal and so most of you saw the cover over there, but here it is as well, book one in the Hurley Boys series, out August 26 in mass market paperback, all … Read More »

Apr
15
2014
Cover Reveal for The Best Kind of Trouble!

Over at the RT Website, they’ve just done the cover reveal for the first Hurley Boys book – The Best Kind of Trouble featuring Paddy Hurley and Natalie Clayton :)… Read More »

Apr
12
2014
Product Review – Tieks Flats

I rarely do these but as I’d been talking about this on twitter I figured I’d do a quick write up!

So because conference season is upon romancelandia I needed a pair of flats to wear when the heels got Read More »

Apr
8
2014
COUNT ON ME!

Reviewers, I’ve got some ARCs of Petal #3, COUNT ON ME available – if you’ve read the series, that probably helps, though the HEA is standalone, Anne and the rest of the Murphys and some Chases are in the story … Read More »