Excerpt for Meant to Be…Spooked Anthology

I'm happy to welcome back Emmy Z. Madrigal to the blog today. She is part of the Meant to Be... short stories anthologies. Last year, Meant to Be... Kissed was featured with a guest post and excerpt. Meant to Be...Spooked is all about other-worldly love stories just in time for Halloween! Today's excerpt is from … Continue reading Excerpt for Meant to Be…Spooked Anthology

Rapid Romance Reads

I'm a BUSY lady. I write for my full time income that pays my bills and feeds my kids. I have two special needs kids that like to wake up before the rooster crows. I also homeschool them. But this isn't about me being a super-woman. This is about me being average. All the cooking, … Continue reading Rapid Romance Reads

Friday Feature–Letters from the Heart

Every few weeks, I'll be posting an excerpt from one of my back list of previously published stories. I tend to like to be organized in my head (even if I can never remember how many books I have out) so I'm just going in order. Maybe once that's over I can think about themes … Continue reading Friday Feature–Letters from the Heart

Fantasy Friday–Mr. Darcy and the Bewitched Sisters Chapter Five

I've decided that posting in small chunks wasn't working for me. From now on, I will be posting an entire chapter once a month. Previous posts: 1.1 / 1.2 / 2.1 / 2.2 / 3.1 / 3.2 / 4.1 / 4.2 / 4.3 Chapter Five Two hours later, Jane and Elizabeth sat with Mr. Bennet … Continue reading Fantasy Friday–Mr. Darcy and the Bewitched Sisters Chapter Five

Austen Writes Romance- Legacy

Despite my assertions that Jane Austen did not set out to write Romance, she nonetheless has had a profound impact on the genre. If focused on the romantic elements instead of themes of identity, her books can be summarized as follows: Sense and Sensibility: Heartbroken, can she love again? Can their attraction overcome his dark … Continue reading Austen Writes Romance- Legacy

Austen Writes Romance- Broken Hearts

Welcome to the second post in a series on Austen Writes Romance! The first post was on Austen Authors. I will be discussing plot points of Austen's works, so there will be SPOILERS. For the sake of brevity, I will assume a certain amount of knowledge of each book, so I do not need to … Continue reading Austen Writes Romance- Broken Hearts

Inspired by Grace review

I've enjoyed all of Jeanna Ellsworth's previous stories. Mr. Darcy's Promise holds a special place in my heart, especially. So when I saw that Jeanna was publishing again, I was eager to have her on the blog. She asked if I would do a review and we decided that as a fellow author I could … Continue reading Inspired by Grace review