“Sealed with a Kiss”

“Sealed with a Kiss” If that title has a vague ring of familiarity that’s no accident. It not so coincidentally bears the name of a song from the mists of my youth. And when doing this blog though it may be begging the season by a month (or more) the summer beckons in...

A Man Apart

“Okay, what’s the story? You’re a guy, and you’re writing… romance?” It’s a question I hear often. Every convention I attend or speak at I get that suspicious stare followed by the inevitable… “Why?” So in answer to the first comment, yes, I’m a healthy male and...

The Four “E’s”

The title comes from a workshop I took years ago with a woman I call my mentor, a wonderful instructor named Jo Ann Ferguson. Jo Ann is one of the most kind and supportive fellow writers I have ever had the privilege of knowing. Perhaps the most critical thing(s) I...

Reality Check

Being an author can be rewarding. We create scenarios that we nurture, vivid ideas that spring from our imaginations. The expression “life imitates art” comes to mind. I can bear witness to that. Because suddenly and without warning, last week’s devastating Marathon...