Do You Like It Open? Or Closed?

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

More Reviews

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

What is editing anyway?

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

Sunny Days, in so many ways

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

Five Hearts!

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

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,

A lovely distraction …

I must admit I’ve never been a Harlequin reader. I’ve tried a few of them in the past (yes, okay, in the 80s) and just couldn’t see the attraction. (Harlequin Historicals excepted.) But lately, I’ve come across some contemporaries that

Cherry Cottage

My freebie short story, Cherry Cottage, is up for download today over at The Samhellion. After today it’ll be here. This story absolutely kicked my behind to write. It took me a week as well as phone calls from Texas

Woo woo time.

Yesterday I got an email from Dani, one of my critique partners: Last night I had a dream that I was in a bookstore and they just brought out a stack of YOUR books to put on the shelves. I

A different type of Reader

My time on Twitter has been really interesting. While I don’t “Tweet” much myself, and I try to limit when I open TweetDeck so I don’t get sucked into the Twitterverse instead of writing, I love finding links like this: