Writing a novel

Ruin is a Gift. Ruin leads to Transformation #writing #author #amwriting #romance #fantasy #contemporary

When the movie Eat Pray Love came out there was one scene and one quote that struck me so deeply, that I’ve used it several times over the years if a friend was going through a particularly hard situation. “A friend took me to the most amazing place the other day. It’s called the Augusteum. Octavian Augustus built…… Continue reading Ruin is a Gift. Ruin leads to Transformation #writing #author #amwriting #romance #fantasy #contemporary

Writing a novel

Reader Entitlement: How far is too far? #amwriting #writing #author

A couple of months ago I wrote a post asking authors how they would feel if Hollywood screwed up their books when making it into a movie. The topic came to mind sometime after the announcement that the last Divergent movie was shelved and would be turned into a TV series instead. I’ve always been…… Continue reading Reader Entitlement: How far is too far? #amwriting #writing #author

Writing a novel

Things you should never say to an Author #writing #amwriting #author #romance

Every so often I hear a phrase, whether it’s said to me or I see another author comment about what someone said to them on social media, that just makes me want to shake my head. Of course, these people aren’t really privy to the reasons that their words bug us so much, seeing as they…… Continue reading Things you should never say to an Author #writing #amwriting #author #romance

Guest Blogs & Book Reviews

Welcome Ryan Jo! #romance #amreading #doglovers #dogs #contemporary

Today, I’d like to welcome Ryan Jo back to take over my blog and to tell us about her latest release! Ryan Jo Summers is a North Carolina writer who pens romances with a twist. They may contain any number of elements: Christian, humor, mystery, paranormal, sweet, shape-shifting, or time travel. Her dad is a…… Continue reading Welcome Ryan Jo! #romance #amreading #doglovers #dogs #contemporary