A hearty thanks…

I love romance writers. The first time I went to a Toronto Romance Writers‘ meeting I was greeted with so much enthusiasm it was almost overwhelming. I’d never been in a room full of such supportive women before, so willing

NaNo, NaNo, part deux

Those of you who aren’t writers may see a lot of authors talking about NaNo or NaNoWriMo for the next month. November is National Novel Writing Month. It’s a challenge to write an entire novel in the month – or

Winner of Daily Draw #3

Today’s winner of a copy of Charmed and Ready is: Jody F Congratulations, Jody. Please send me an email at Leah AT LeahBraemel DOT Com with your snail mail address so I can send your book. There were 43 items

Please welcome Candace Havens!

Today’s guest blogger is Candace Havens. I first met Candy back in the fall of 2006 when my critique partners convinced me to join her online FastDraft course. I’d stopped writing for close to 15 months at that point, and

Guest blogging at …

I’m guest blogging over at Nikki Duncan’s today. I first met Nikki over at Candy Haven’s Fast Draft back in 2006. And now we’re both contracted authors with Samhain. How cool is that?

A little knowledge …

… in the wrong hands is a dangerous thing. Alexander Pope in An Essay on Criticism, 1709 I’m taking a course on GMC that requires some intense concentration as I figure out my heroines’ internal and external conflicts – not

Good idea/Bad idea of laptops

Days til Dallas: 98 days, 20 hours at this writing. First – editing the MS. Though it’s been a struggle, I’m getting there. I’ve rewritten the first chapter for what must be the … 8th? time. Although it’s technically only