Review of my 2016 goals and my writing goals for 2017

2016 was a year that was challenging and stressful, but at the same time also very rewarding.   Review of my goals for 2016   A year ago, I posted my writing goals for 2016, which were:   1. Write and publish two English novels, Shaken to the Core, (historical romance) and one that is tentatively titled Connected (contemporary romance). I did achieve that goal. Shaken to the Core was published in June, and Heart Trouble (which got a new title during the writing process) came out in October. Both received great reviews, so readers seem to be as happy with how these …

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Anniversary book giveaway

Today is not only my birthday but also the fifth anniversary of my blog. Hard to believe that I’ve been blogging and sharing my journey as a writer for five years!  To thank all my readers for reading my books and my blog posts, I decided to celebrate with a giveaway.  I’m giving away two e-books and one signed paperback copy of my newest novel, Good Enough to Eat. The book will be signed by both me and my co-author, Alison Grey.  All you have to do to be entered into the drawing is to leave a comment. I’ll draw …

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Writing Hours in December 2014

The new year is a few days old already, and I just realized that I haven’t posted the numbers for December yet. At the end of the month, it’s been one year since I became a full-time writer–and what an incredible year! I spend the last month of 2014 mostly working to finish my nonfiction book, Goal Setting for Writers. I got some great feedback from my beta readers, and the manuscript is now with the editor. I also did a lot of research for my newest romance novel, Damage Control, which I started on January 1. I’m already 8,000 words …

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