Posts Tagged "books"

Family Inspiration for Rocky Mountain Dreams

Family Inspiration for Rocky Mountain Dreams

Pin It The reason I chose to set Rocky Mountain Dreams in Leadville is because we spend a lot of time there. When my husband’s family came to the United States, they settled in Leadville. So much of the family history is tied up in the mining history, and that history inspired my story. That’s not to say that my books are at all based on the family- they’re not. But...

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Rocky Mountain Dreams Release Month!!

Rocky Mountain Dreams Release Month!!

Pin ItIt’s finally here! The release of my debut, Rocky Mountain Dreams! I’ve got all kinds of fun celebrations happening, so be sure to check them out. Earlier this month, I stopped by Margaret Daley’s blog with an interview with my heroine, Annabelle Lassiter. And, if you want to get to know my hero better, I shared an interview with Joseph Stone on the CRAFTIE...

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Kindness doesn’t cost anything

Kindness doesn’t cost anything

Pin ItI’ve been thinking about kindness lately, and last night, as I was editing my latest book proposal, I realized that kindness is one of the themes I’ve been exploring a lot lately. A while back, I talked about my own personal kindness challenge, and how I was being more intentional about being kind. I’d hoped to spend the month talking about kindness, but then,...

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Book news! And a contest!

Book news! And a contest!

I finally have a release date for my first Love Inspired Historical book! Look for it November 2014! I also sold my second book, which will be out early to mid 2015. With all that to celebrate, I wanted to share some of the fun. In my second book, a brothel called The Lucky Miner plays an important role in the story. My editor would like me to change the name to something that doesn’t...

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A rant, or possibly a question, about Young Adult books

A rant, or possibly a question, about Young Adult books

For those of you who followed my Super Duper Top Secret Writing Project, it should come as no surprise that I’ve been reading A TON of Young Adult books over the past few months trying to wrap my head around whether or not the Young Adult book I wrote is publishable. I’ve really enjoyed many of the books I’ve read. Most of them have way too much sexual content for me to be...

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