Monthly Archives: September 2012

Celebrating a Contest Final!

Today, I learned I finaled in The Heartbeat Romance Writing Contest put on by the Heart of Louisiana RWA chapter! I am honored and excited to be one of 3 finalists. I entered the first chapter of Jade’s Spirit, a paranormal … Continue reading

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Free Publicity Fridays

A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness http://deborahharkness.com/ took me on a richly detailed journey through Oxford’s libraries, an ancient French chateau, a quirkily haunted house, and a tangled double-helix of a scientific/magical conspiracy. What I loved: Lush, descriptive writing. Harkness is … Continue reading

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Tuesday’s Word

Demesne noun 1. (Law) Possession and use of one’s own land 2. Manorial land retained for the private use of a feudal lord 3. The grounds belonging to a mansion or country house 4. An extensive piece of landed property; … Continue reading

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Family Photo Friday

I haven’t finished the book I’d intended to review today. I’m at 79% on my Kindle, and you’d think that means I’m almost done, but nope. It’s a long book. I’ve got like 3000 locations left! For those of you … Continue reading

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Jessi Gage: The Lovely Blogger Award

I would like to thank the illustrious Mae Clair for nominating me for this award. If you haven’t visited her blog, you should. She has a lovely, personable voice. Her romantic suspense Weathering Rock is coming out next month and … Continue reading

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Free Publicity Fridays

I’m going to start right off with the simple fact this book won’t be everyone’s cup of tea. But I love tea. I love it tooth-staining dark and bitter, with no sugar added. But it’s best when the tea itself has … Continue reading

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Tuesday’s Word

Harridan noun an insulting name for a woman who you think is unpleasant I’ve read this word in a couple different Scottish historicals/time-travel romances, but I can’t remember where or when I saw it first, so today, I’m using it … Continue reading

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