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Tuesday, September 30, 2014

ROMANCE WRITERS WEEKLY-LAYERING MAKES FOR GOOD EATING AND READING


I hope you found your way here from Kim Handysides's fabulous blog.  She always has something witty to share! 

We have Vicki Mixon to thank for the Romance Writers' Weekly questions this Tuesday. 


1.) Was there a defining moment in your life when you knew you were going to become a writer? If so, what was it?

I'm always a tad hesitant to answer this question, because so many writers have had that kind of a moment. Or,  who knew since they could hold a crayon in their chubby little fist they wanted to be a writer. 

Not so much for me. Actually, not at all for me. 

I always had a knack for writing but never did anything with it; never had any compelling urge to write stories or pursue becoming an author. 

There was always this thought that maybe, some day, I'd write a book.  Or not. 

But once I succumbed to the temptation, all was lost. 

Monday, September 29, 2014

CASTLE BRIDES SERIES BOOK SIGNING


Well, Dear Readers, I did it; had my first official books signing September 28, 2014. 

Sunday, September 28, 2014

BUFFERING REVIEW BLUES WITH HUMOR

It's been awhile since I posted what I like to call, an informative blog post.  

Hey, I see you rolling your eyes! Yes, even through my computer monitor. 


So much of my blog is dedicated to promoting other authors because I really do want to see them succeed. There's a warm, encouraging  community amongst  most writers, and I wouldn't have come so far in my journey if it hadn't been for them. I owe those generous, unselfish dears, many, many thanks. 

There's another group I'd be remiss if I neglected to thank them. 

Reviewers. 

Even negative reviewers. 

I hear you gasping, but please, hear me out. 



Some authors I know don't read reviews of their books at all, and others don't read negative reviews. 

Friday, September 26, 2014

FANCIFUL AND FABULOUS FIVE-LINE FRIDAY

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Dear Readers,

I don't know about the rest of you, but Friday's I gorge myself on these tasty tidbits authors are offering up. And there's such a delectable assortment to choose from! 

I know you know the drill by now, but just in case we have some newbies stop by, I have to post the rules. 


Wednesday, September 24, 2014

BOOK SPOTLIGHT-THE DAY IN QUESTION BY JUDITH LAIK

“An unusual journey to historical Regency England coupled with a moving romance”
                 ~ Jane Bowers, Romance Reviews Today website

A fateful toss of the dice
Charlotte Treadwell is outraged when she learns her gaming-mad papa has just forfeited her in a game of hazard.  Suddenly she is the “property” of Hugh Brooks, Earl of Rayfield, a rake and a gambler who couldn’t possibly understand that her passionate heart is taken up with helping those less fortunate than she.

A perilous game of chance
Rayfield must stop an aristocratic spy from inflicting the horrors of revolution upon England.  How can he keep his mind on his duties when the tempting woman he has just won is the fiery daughter of his prime suspect?

Love is the most dangerous gamble of all . . .

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

ROMANCE WRITERS' WEEKLY-SIDE-TRACKED BY CHOCOLATE . . . AGAIN


I missed last week, but am anxious to catch up with all the authors of Romance Writers Weekly and see what they have to share this week! 

Today's questions are brought to you by the amazing JJ Devine.

I hope you stopped by Katie O'Connor's blog on your way here! 

So, for today's tantalizing questions . . .

Monday, September 22, 2014

CHARACTER INTERVIEW-THE SHADOWS OF STORMCLIFF HALL

Oh, readers are you in for a treat today! Lauren Smith is releasing another book, and I had the immense pleasure of getting a sneak preview. Today, Bastian and Jane are visiting the Blue Rose Writing Room. 



Character Interview for Bastian and Jane
I anxiously waited in the lavishly decorated Egyptian room as Lord Weymouth and his fiancé Jane enter. They had graciously agreed to meet with me to discuss their unique story and how the ghosts of Stormclyffe Hall had brought them together. The first thing that struck me was how lovely they look together. I suppose it is more the way they look at each other, how they seem to move in sync and react like two halves of the same whole. They took their seats opposite me and smiled.

“We’re ready when you are.” Lord Weymouth said.

“Thank you, my lord,” I stammer, a little nervous. He was an earl after all.
“Please, call him Bastian,” Jane insisted with a naughty wink at her love. “He likes to act all stuffy and proper, but he likes us Americans. Do you?” She nudged him in the ribs with an elbow and he grinned down at her.

“I suppose I do like you colonists, don’t I?” He chuckled. “Yes, call me Bastian.”

“Very well.” I clicked my pen and folded to a crisp blank sheet in my notebook…

Friday, September 19, 2014

FANCIFUL AND FABULOUS FIVE-LINE FRIDAY!

Dearest Readers, 

I had such a hard time deciding which book to post a snippet from this week. I finally decided on Triumph and Treasure since the novel releases in early December 2014.  

I continue to be amazed at the popularity of this feature, and you get all the credit. 

So post away or just read what others' have shared, and do spread the word via your social media sites. 

xoxo

Collette