October Announcements #writing #amwriting #romance #historicalromance

Ah, my favorite months have arrived! And, I've got some important updates this month. Yay! First and foremost, I have a release date scheduled for my latest novel set on the Titanic! Lost on the Atlantic will release January 21, 2020 and guess what, it's available for preorder!! Link is below, too, so don't forget to [...]

Tips on Outlining Your Novel #writing #amwriting #outlining

If you are the type of writer who likes to outline before you start writing a new novel, you are well aware of the outlining process. For some, it comes easy and naturally, especially when you have the entire story already thought out in your mind. For others, though it's not as easy---for whatever reason, [...]

Steps for Outlining a Novel #writing #amwriting #outlining

Outlining your novel can be really easy, really difficult, or somewhere in between. Every writer who has outlined their novel before starting the first draft has had moments of joy and moments of chaos throughout the process. Just like every author has felt the same without outlining. Again, deciding to outline before you begin writing [...]

Benefits to Outlining a Novel #writing #amwriting #outlining

You've decided to finally take the plunge and start that novel that has just been itching for you to start. Before you can get that story straight, though the first decision you should make is whether or not to outline. Outlining can represent a complete play by play of your entire novel, down to every scene [...]

Ponies, Monkeys, and Karma . . . Oh my! #horses #ponies #minihorses

Okay, so this post really isn't writing-related, but I just couldn't help myself. And although it happened years ago, I still think about this day often, and in fact, when it popped up in my memories not too long ago, I thought I need to share this story again. Before I get into my little [...]

September Announcements #writing #amwriting #historicalromance #romance

I'm so excited for the next four months! October through December are my favorite, but I do have a soft spot for September--especially when in the latter part of the month  the temperatures to start to cool down. I'm training for my first 5k and I have to say that after spending most of August [...]

Addergoole Fourteen #Titanic #TitanicStories #StoriesfromtheTitanic

In April of 1912, fourteen people who were friends and relatives from the small town of Addergoole Ireland, left for Queenstown to board the Titanic. If you have the time, I highly encourage you to watch this documentary on these fourteen souls, eleven of whom perished in the sinking. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y4oEedkYtaA   If you want to [...]