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Special Holiday Sale!


The Kindle edition of DECK THE HALLS
is on sale for $1.99
now through November 28th

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Emily Contest 2015 | West Houston RWA


Emily Contest 2015 | West Houston RWA. If you're an aspiring writer or an author who's changing genres, this is the contest for you.  You'll receive excellent feedback from a comprehensive scoresheet and judges are encouraged to write comments.  Manuscripts reaching the finals are judged by agents and editors.  Even better, many finalists are invited to submit their manuscripts.  This is great, which you know if you've ever submitted a proposal to an agent or editor and waited . . . and waited . . . and waited for a response.  So enter.  Now!
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RWA 2014 Literacy Signing

SAMSUNG Thanks to all who came out to support the literacy signing in San Antonio. We raised over $53,000 in two hours!
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Road Trips

Taken By StormI have a new book out this month! TAKEN BY STORM is a strangers-to-lovers road romance. We’ve got Zoey, who is taking her sister’s champion Afghan Hound across country to breed, and Cam, a craft brewery owner who is also headed to Seattle. And we’ve got stakes–Zoey’s life has been a series of spectacular failures and her sister and brother-in-law have been a safety net. Now, she’s got a chance to repay them if she just doesn’t mess up again. Cam runs MacNeil’s Highland Beer, the family brewery in Austin and he’s been doing it by himself with sporadic and unreliable volunteer help from his relatives. He needs to hire full-time help, but that takes money. He’s got a chance to pitch to a potential investor–if he can get to the meeting on time. And we have complications in the form of a record blizzard that strands them at O’Hare. So they team up to drive and things go very, very wrong before they end up very, very right.

It’s those very, very wrong things that reveal people’s true selves. That’s why I have long said that before you agree to marry someone, you should take a long road trip together. Not three or four hours–days. A week is good. Two weeks, better. And not on an escorted tour bus, either, but on your own where you have to make your own plans, arrange for your own meals, and handle your own luggage. Things will go wrong. You’ll both get cranky. You’ll get on each other’s nerves. And you want that, because you’ll learn a lot about the other person. But–and this is important–you also want to enjoy yourself. If you can’t look back on the trip and think, “There were a few bumps, but overall I had a good time and I’m glad we were together,” then don’t get married, because marriage is the ultimate road trip.      
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99¢ on the 9th

Counterfeit CowgirlHope you took advantage of the 99¢ sale on Counterfeit Cowgirl.  Bluebonnet season is ending in Texas, but there's still time for one more visit to Bluebonnet Ranch. link to nookKindle Edition
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