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Goodreads Book Giveaway

The Viscount's Vow by Collette Cameron

The Viscount's Vow

by Collette Cameron

Giveaway ends December 02, 2014.

See the giveaway details at Goodreads.

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Friday, November 28, 2014

FANCIFUL AND FABULOUS FIVE-LINE FRIDAY

Dear Readers,

I hope you had a splendid Thanksgiving for those of you who celebrate the holiday. 



Wednesday, November 26, 2014

THE GUTHRIE SENTINEL INTERVIEWS TWO OF USA TODAY BESTSELLING AUTHOR CALLIE HUTTON'S CHARACTERS!

Wife by Christmas is on sale from November 26th to the 30th for $.99 

In 1906 Guthrie, Oklahoma, History teacher, Ellie Henderson, has been a thorn in High School Principal Max Colbert’s side ever since he took over three months ago. When she’s not flying by his office, late for her class, with books and papers jumbled in her arms, she’s attending Suffragettes meetings against his orders.

Because of her family connections, he can’t fire her, but he can certainly find someone to marry her, and keep her busy in the kitchen. And far away from his school. Max soon finds that what seemed like a good idea can turn into disaster when Miss Ellie Henderson is involved. The woman is a master at getting into trouble.

With the Christmas season in full swing, he has many opportunities to introduce her to prospective husbands. However, the uncomfortable feeling is growing that no one is worthy of the minx…

August 11, 1906: The Guthrie Sentinel, New Community News, Page Two

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

ROMANCE WRITERS' WEEKLY-THIS YEAR I AM THANKFUL FOR...


As is appropriate for this time of year, the authors of Romance Writers' Weekly are sharing what we're thankful for. 

I hope you scooted over here from the marvelous Veroncia Forand's blog!  

Until October 31st, I would have said that I was grateful that I'm in a place where I only work one or two days a week and am able to write the rest of the time. I can never spend enough hours writing. Time flies by when I'm immersed in a story, and I have the most beautiful writing room where I create my characters' lives. 

Monday, November 24, 2014

RED L. JAMESON INTERVIEWS DUNCAN MACKAY FROM HIGHLANDER MINE

Dear Readers,
Today, Red Jameson is interviewing Duncan MacKay! 
Lets take a peek, shall we? 

After giving me the gift of a real Scotland plaid, something I’ve always wanted and Duncan was thoughtful enough to think of—he’s such a considerate guy, Duncan and I sit on my couch for a cup of coffee with a little kick added—whisky. The “kick” he’s brought with him in a silver flask.

Me: Oof, this is strong coffee. (coughing)

Duncan: (quietly laughs at me)

Sunday, November 23, 2014

COUNTDOWN TO TRIUMPH AND TREASURE'S RELEASE & GIVEAWAY-ONE WEEK!

ONE WEEK!


Yes, just over one week and 
Triumph and Treasure 
(Highland Heather Romancing a Scot Series) 
releases. 

Don't forget about the $10.00 Amazon gift card giveaway. 

Friday, November 21, 2014

FANCIFUL AND FABULOUS FIVE-LINE FRIDAY

Short and sweet this week because I'm swamped gearing up for Triumph and Treasure's release and Facebook party. 

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Thursday, November 20, 2014

Anne R. Allen's Blog: Is Talent Overrated? 8 Things that are More Import...

Saw this great blog by Anne R. Allen and wanted to share. 


Anne R. Allen's Blog: Is Talent Overrated? 8 Things that are More Import...: by Anne R. Allen I often run into new writers who want to be reassured they have talent. They sometimes ask me to read some fledgling w...

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

BOOKSPOTLIGHT-FAMILY PLOT BY SHERI COBB SOUTH



Dear Readers,

Sheri Cobb South is visiting today and talking about her latest release, Family plot. 

Family Plot 

In disgrace with her aristocratic in-laws, recently widowed Lady Fieldhurst is exiled to Scotland with her three young nephews in tow. On impulse, she and the boys decide to stay at an isolated seaside inn under an assumed name, where they can enjoy a holiday far away from the scandal that still plagues the family.

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

ROMANCE WRITERS' WEEKLY-MY FAVORITE SEASONAL DISH


It's that time of year when we start thinking about the holidays and all that good food we like to eat way too much of. This week, the authors of Romance Writers' Weekly are sharing our favorite seasonal dish. 

Hopefully you skated over here from Rhenna Morgan's blog. 

One tradition my family has, that goes back as far as I can remember as a child, is serving Waldorf  Salad (our family's version) for the holidays. 

I've seen several recipes that are a bit different than than the one I use, and I don't measure anything. But for you, I'll try to come up with some sort of recipe! 

Monday, November 17, 2014

FOUR REASONS REGENCY ROMANCE MAKES FOR GREAT HOLIDAY READS


It's so wonderful to have Jacki here again today. 

She's giving away a digital copy of 
A Christmas Code to one lucky commenter. 


Four Reasons Regency Romance Makes for Great Holiday Reads
by Jacki Delecki


This is one of my favorite times of the year. I love the weeks and weeks of holiday hustle and bustle, seeing the decorations adorn the streets and shops in Seattle, and enjoying the warm spirit of the season.

That's why I'm especially pleased to celebrate the release of my current story, A CHRISTMAS CODE, Book 2 in the Code Breakers Series. This holiday novella blends intrigue and danger with the festive traditions of Christmastide. While writing A CHRISTMAS CODE, I found myself enjoying the creative process even more because of the holiday elements in the story.

Let me share four reasons Regency Romance makes for a great holiday story.

Sunday, November 16, 2014

COUNTDOWN TO TRIUMPH AND TREASURE'S RELEASE & GIVEAWAY-THREE WEEKS

THREE WEEKS!



Yes, just over three weeks and 
Triumph and Treasure 
(Highland Heather Romancing a Scot Series) 
releases. 

Don't forget about the $10.00 Amazon gift card giveaway. 

Answer the question at the bottom of the post and share or tweet and you'll be entered in the giveaway.  

Be sure to leave your email address so I can notify you if you win! 

To get the latest news subscribe to my email list, newsletter, and like my Facebook page. 

I'm looking for reviewers too! 

If you're interested, contact me via the contact link at the top of the page. 
All reviewers who post a review within the first week of release will be entered in a $25.00 gift card drawing. 

I should have the pre-order link for  you soon! 


Saturday, November 15, 2014

SATURDAY'S SEVEN-SENTENCE WRITING TIP-PROPER USES OF ELLIPSES

This Saturday, I want to talk about the proper use of ellipses, you know, those three little dots? 

A word of caution here; not only do ellipses add to your word count, they are quite often overused. 

Today's Tip-How to use ellipses

  • The Chicago Manual of Style says to put spaces between ellipses; many publishers do not do this because it messes with eBook formatting. 
  • There is always a space before an ellipse . . . and after it. 
  • An ellipse indicates a pause, trialing off, or missing text, not an interruption. 
  • Use an em dash for interruptions.
  • When an ellipse follows a complete sentence, end the sentence with a period. . . . Then add the ellipse, beginning the next sentence with a capital. (This is not called a four period ellipse)
  • Ellipses can be used with other punctuation: . . . ? or , . . . 
  • Although at times they are essential and a very useful device, avoid using them whenever possible because ellipses slow pace.