Romance Writers Weekly ~ Projects, Projects and more Projects

    I’m so glad you’re back. I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday if you live in the USA. We ate, drank and were very merry. It took a few days to recover. LOL This week’s hop question comes from Lyra Parish – How many projects do you currently have started? Can you give us a quick sentence description of each one.   If you started here, hop back to see what the lovely Carrie Elks is working on. . This took me a little while to figure out. I’m writing Healing the Viscount. This is book one of … Continue reading →

Romance Writers Weekly ~ Thanksgiving Recipe Swap

For the past couple of years, Romance Writers Weekly has done a recipe swap for Thanksgiving hop week. It’s a lot of fun and so yummy. If you missed her, hop back for something yummy from Leslie Hachtel  In our house we do a lot of Italian cooking. In fact, for our honeymoon we took a cooking class in Italy. This recipe didn’t come from Italy. I actually made it up, but it’s a great way to enjoy the taste of Thanksgiving and Italy all in one bit. . Pumpkin Risotto Chicken Broth – 4 cups Pumpkin Puree – 1 … Continue reading →

Romance Writers Weekly ~ Winter Wonderland

I am not really a winter person. I moved from the cold of NJ to TX to get away from the cold. However, Brenda Margriet wants to know – Winter means different things to different people. What do you love about winter? Why not share some of your favorite winter photos from previous years. Have you ever written a book set during winter? Also, don’t miss Brenda’s answer to this question. . As I said, I’m not a winter person. I like it hot, but there are some very nice things in winter, like using the fireplace and hot tub. … Continue reading →

Romance Writers Weekly ~ Fantasy vs. Reality of The Writer’s Life

Welcome back! This week, Leslie Hachtel wants to know, If you’re published, how is the business different than what you expected? If you’re planning to publish, what are your expectations? . Good question! Before I was published, I had higher expectations. While I didn’t think I’d be an overnight success, I did think I would be making a living within the first few years. Not true. I’m sure some people have immediate success, but not me. I’ve struggled more than I expected on the financial end of the business. . On the bright side, I also thought I would struggle to … Continue reading →

Romance Writers Weekly ~ The Lightbulb Moment

I’m so glad you’re back for more hopping with the fabulous authors from Romance Writers Weekly. This week Lyra Parish asked, when did you realize you would be a writer? Is it something you always knew or did it come about some other way? Here’s my story: I was not a big reader as a child. I read all the classics that were thrust on me, but until my twenties, I didn’t read voraciously. Then my husband started working a night shift and I was super lonely and board at night. My friends from work brought me books to read and … Continue reading →