Monthly Archives: January 2022

I have been listening to my Kindle Unlimited books on my Alexa app (I didn’t realize this was a thing until my author friend Donna Weaver tipped me off about it. Thanks Donna!). On the commute to see my grandbaby, I listened to some really good Regency novels today. Blown […]

Cutting teeth

Pic: A gondolier in Venice The page is no longer blank. I wrote 1,402 words today towards Daphne’s Dream. I am enjoying the research involving Venice and Tuscany. Venice is a wonder of a city with its foundation of timbers under wood plankings and stone somehow still defying encroaching waters. […]

The page is no longer blank

Tonight for dinner I made Mustard Short Ribs, served with a side of bulgur and quinoa, and butter-glazed carrots. The ribs got charred pretty good in the Dutch oven, but the meat was out-of-this-world succulent and tender. Check out my 19-second TikTok demo. What yummy dish have you cooked lately? […]

Mustard Short Ribs

“What did you do today?” my hubby asked me when he got home. “Researched Italy in the early 1800s.” “So you can consider yourself an expert now?” “Hardly.” “You’re surprisingly relaxed for someone who has to write this book in two weeks.” * maniacal laugh * Check out my Series […]

What did you do today?

I think I am finally almost ready to tackle my Regency romance set in Italy. When I first started looking into this project, I messaged my husband: I can’t believe I combined 1) Regency adn 2) an English heroine visiting Italy in the early 1800s. As if writing Regency wasn’t […]

I think I am finally almost ready