Life lessons from fiction

In her reader Facebook group, The Petal Garden, author friend Rosey Lee posts uplifting, feel-good content that brightens my day and makes me think too. One of Rosey's recent posts led me to reflect about life lessons and I realized many of mine have come from reading...

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A sale, a book scene & ‘one of those weeks’

It’s been 'one of those weeks' for me. As such, this blog post is one of short updates but, I hope, some of you also find sweet. Ebook sale on The Sweetheart Locket First, I want to let my UK readers know that for a limited time the Kindle edition of The Sweetheart...

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My year to ‘grow’: Books, a name & living my word for 2022

Regular blog readers know each year I choose a word to live by. This year my word is ‘grow.’ From January to March, here’s how I ‘grew.’ Writing growth In the last three months, I’ve had two new books published, Montana Reunion from Harlequin Heartwarming and The...

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Book news, a podcast & Jen recommends bookish travel

In a pause from my usual type of blog post, this week I’m sharing book news, a podcast interview and, since many of us, like me, still can’t travel far in real life, I also have a recommendation for bookish armchair travel. My podcast debut Last month, I took part in...

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Valentine’s Day 2022: Cards, candy and a cadaver

Heading towards our twenty-sixth wedding anniversary, these days Tech Guy and I don’t usually make a fuss over Valentine’s Day. While we celebrate our love, we don’t typically do so on February 14 when restaurants are busy, flowers over-priced and there’s unspoken...

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