COVER REVEAL – AS SEEN ON TV!

It’s finally here, the moment I can reveal the cover for AS SEEN ON TV, coming from Forever on June 7, 2022. Without further ado, here it is! I love it! Do you love it? So much thanks to everyone at Forever and the cover artist, Libby Vanderploeg. It’s like Libby reached inside my brain…

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Recent Romance Recommendations

How do you like that alliteration? Over the last month, I’ve read several contemporary romances/romantic comedies. This is not unusual, since I read 10-12 books a month, three-quarters of which are usually in the romance genre. However, the level of enjoyment I experienced with this particular consecutive batch is unmatched. These novels were so good…

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Things that terrify me about my traditional debut

I joined a Club House room this past week with the Romance and WF club about fears published authors have, for instance, not earning out, no one liking the book etc. While I participated and shared one of my own fears (keep reading for details), in my mind I was racking up way more worries…

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Editing with emojis

I don’t typically use my blog for writing tips but I’m making an exception today. Any author who’s ever revised a book is familiar with searching for repetitive words, phrases, descriptions. When you have 300 occurrences of “just” “like” “smile” “shrug” in a 300 page novel, it’s too much. And it is not the fun…

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AS SEEN ON TV: wishing and hoping

I don’t have a release date yet for my upcoming romantic comedy, AS SEEN ON TV, but the tentative publishing season is Summer, 2022. Despite it being what feels like a very long time to wait, I find myself day dreaming about exciting things to come. It’s easy to do while anticipating releases from other…

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RIP: RUTH BADER GINSBURG

Millions of hearts broke last night over the death of liberal giant, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. RBG was only the second woman appointed to Supreme Court Justice and she fought tirelessly for women’s rights and same sex marriage. Her legacy will be remembered forever and the loss is huge. I was eating outside,…

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Book News!

This will be a short one, but the sweetest blog I’ve posted in…well…ever! I was offered and have accepted a two-book publishing deal with Forever, the romance and women’s fiction imprint of Grand Central Publishing. Here’s the official announcement from Publisher’s Marketplace with the elevator pitch for the first novel in the deal – AS…

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Where I’m at A-Z Pandemic edition

I hope you all had a great weekend! The weather in New York City was beautiful and I went running on Saturday and Sunday mornings. I try to get out early and beat the crowds. That way, I get my fix of fresh air and don’t feel like I’m missing anything stuck indoors the rest…

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dating in the time of Corona

I’m not doing it. End of blog. Just kidding. Let’s discuss. When I thought the restaurant/bar closings, instructions to stay at home, and warnings against close contact with others would last several weeks to a month, dating was something I was happy to put on hold. I didn’t see the point. The idea of spending…

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