Monthly Archives: April 2009


Do You Like It Open? Or Closed? 2

The bedroom door, that is. I’m blogging over at Samhain’s blog today. Author Catherine Wade and I have teamed up for our posts. Mine is about writing with the bedroom door wide open, and at three o’clock, Catherine’s post will be about writing with the bedroom door firmly shut. Drop […]


More Reviews 4

I am so pleased with how Andy’s story is coming along, I feel like I’m on the home stretch. (I shouldn’t say that. I always feel like I jinx myself when I say things are going well. You watch, next week I’ll be ranting about some major error I’ve come […]


What is editing anyway? 2

I’m not sure how many people who read this aren’t also authors who understand the editing process, but if you’re not a writer and wonder what it is authors look for when they’re editing, or have read a book and thought “something’s off with that” but can’t figure out why, […]


Sunny Days, in so many ways 1

Editing on Andy’s story rocked today. Why is it some days things seem to click and flow so easily while other days all the gears crunch and grind? Maybe because today was a beautiful sunny day with the robins and sparrows chirping outside my open window. It reached 28 today […]


Five Hearts! 6

JK Coi made my day yesterday when she sent me a link to a review over on The Romance Studio. Turned out they’d reviewed Private Property. Major squeeing and happy dancing went on in the Braemel household. Okay, actually the reviewer Shannon, who rated Private Property worthy of five hearts, […]


Friday Rambling

As many of you know, I joined the ranks on Twitter a while back. It’s been interesting watching my “following” grow. When I mentioned brownies one day, I had a half dozen people interested in recipes follow me. Poor people, they don’t realize that when I cook, I tell when […]