Writers block has finally happened …

The urge to write has finally loosened its strangle hold. I cannot remember when I haven’t been anxious to get to my keyboard but the Christmas Spirit has got me good and now I can’t write one word of fiction.  I’ve been staring at the screen all morning and nothing is happening. So, I think I …

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Two pieces of advice

Today marks the beginning of my children’s school holiday. I should be ecstatic shouldn’t I? But Christmas holidays are not how I remember them. As a child, the days stretched endlessly, the summer heat hardly bothered me, and I never wanted to go back to school. As an adult, I have a different opinion of …

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Shh, I’m writing a romance

Another week has come and gone way too fast.  Sometimes I think that I’ve blinked and missed it but when I look back at my diary – I’ve been really busy. I did edits on three historical romances, critiqued some really great work from my writing sisters, and created another blog. You’re probably wondering why …

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Man Monday … Mark Ruffalo

When you need inspiration for a dark, brooding lover, you can’t go past Mark Ruffalo. Lover in Waiting has a sub-plot involving Jack’s twin sister, Virginia,  and a suitor of her own. Meet the inspiration of my scholar, Bernard Hallam. Like him?   = = = “Why Lady Orkney, I had no idea you took such an …

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