I’m Still Here…

Apologies to you, dear reader. Yes, I’ve been very quiet for too long. And a large part of that time I wasn’t writing. In fact, I wasn’t sure I would–or even could–keep writing. I felt so lost and broken after losing my dad. The fact that he–like too many others–died […]

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Getting to Know the Thorne Brothers

#WriterProblems: When a supporting character jumps into a story and steals the attention from the hero and heroine. This happened to me with Tynan Cates in the Cates Brothers Series. And it’s happening again with Eli in the Thorne Brothers. With each book I’ve written in the Thorne Brothers Series […]

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13 Days to GIVE AND TAKE!

I’ll admit I was nervous when I began writing Wyatt’s book. Usually my writing process is to come up with a plot idea and then figure out my main characters. But sometimes a character simply appears and tells me who they are. Wyatt was one of those characters. And the […]

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Picking Favorites

Part 1: Cates Brothers Version Asking an author to pick a favorite of her books is like asking a parent to pick which of their children is their favorite. Can’t be done. But…I do have favorite scenes in each book.  BRINGING DELANEY HOME: There’s a scene in a diner that I love. […]

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Why Climax?

Throughout my Cates Brothers Series every so often a reader/reviewer will comment or ponder why in the world I picked the name “Climax” to set my small town series in. I actually have a list of reasons –not necessarily good reasons, lol– but reasons for choosing Climax. Here we go… […]

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