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    Did you see the gorgeous cover for STEALING HOME?

      Have any of you seen Mary Poppins Returns yet? It’s adorable. And there’s an entire scene dedicated to not judging a book by its cover. I agree with that 99 percent of the time, but if you wanted to judge STEALING HOME by it’s *cough* glorious *cough, cough* cover that would be just fine by me. This cover makes me think warm, flirty, fun, summer romance. And that’s pretty much what will be on the pages too. What do you think? USA Today’s Happy Ever After did the reveal a few days ago, and so many lovely people said so many kind things about it. I have to thank my…

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    I Took a Three-Week Break from Social Media and Here’s What Happened

    In early October, I decided to join many of the women from my church in a 10-day break from social media. And after that ten days was up, I realized that I love being disconnected. I stopped watching the news years ago because it was depressing, so I have no idea why it took me so long to realize that social media was bringing the same darkness into my life. I know it’s important to be informed, but neither Twitter nor Facebook should be my go-to sources for information. I didn’t join those platforms for information, but as social media has evolved it’s become a lot more about pseudo-news and a…

  • Book Release

    My New Book Deal for STEALING HOME!!!

    Earlier this year, I posted on Instagram about how I was so very close to quitting. I’d completed a lot of manuscripts. *cough, cough* NINE *cough, cough* They’d all been edited, rewritten, redited, before they went on submission. A couple of them were cut at acquisition, which means an editor is willing to buy the story, but the marketing team didn’t think it would sell well. I’d gotten some really beautiful, heart-rending rejections.And I lost faith in myself.So many people responded to my Instagram post, both in the comments and privately, offering encouragement and advice. One very successful author said she’d been in the same position and her husband had…

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