Going (to my second) home

Posted Jul 6 2018 in , , ,

If, like me, you’ve spent half your adult life living outside the country of your birth, “home” is flexible. Although “home” for me is wherever Tech Guy and English Rose are, beyond that, I often picture myself straddling a little island in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, one leg stretched towards the UK, the […]

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“Viva la Dragonfly”

Posted Jul 3 2015 in , , ,

Before the Golden Heart® class of 2015 named itself the Dragonflies, I hadn’t thought much about that particular insect. I hadn’t had a positive experience with dragonflies, but I hadn’t had a negative one either. Dragonflies were simply peripheral to my life. Much has changed in the past three months. Suddenly, dragonflies are everywhere, and […]

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Making memories at the RNA conference 2014

Posted Jul 18 2014 in , , ,

Last weekend, I attended the conference of the Romantic Novelists’ Association (RNA) held on the beautiful, rural campus of Harper Adams University near Telford, England.  Learning about craft From sessions on taking control of plot and using setting more effectively, to tips on writing linked books and romantic comedy, I came away inspired, motivated and […]

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