Category: Creative Writing

Ten Things I Learned About Finding Love by Reading Romance Books

I have a dirty little secret:  I love romance books. It’s not something people usually admit.  Despite the fact that romantic fiction outsells every other genre on Amazon,  there’s an element of embarrassment around reading these books.  Sure, they are not great works of literature but that’s OK.  Neither is science fiction or mystery or spy novels,  yet no one…

New Release: Valentine’s Lottery

Just in time for Valentine’s Day,  the latest book in the popular “Good with Numbers” holiday novella series is out today. “Valentine’s Lottery” features an independent 40-year-old woman, a cocky 35-year-old man, and 5 years of foreplay disguised as hate. Here’s more information about the book: “Valentine shmalentine – count me out!” Valerie Robinson isn’t a fan of Valentine’s Day…

New Release Day: The Thanksgiving Scrooge

The second book in my “Good with Numbers” holiday novella series is live on Amazon today.  Book two is Lana’s story: “The Thanksgiving Scrooge“. There are two things Lana Lewis avoids like the plague: relationships and holidays. Although she’s famous for her epic Halloween parties, family holidays like Thanksgiving and Christmas bring back bad memories she would prefer to forget.…

A Halloween Treat: My New Release

“Love Unmasked” hit the virtual shelves today.  Little Red Riding Hood meets the Big Bad Wolf in this romantic Halloween novella. Maya meets the man of her dreams at her friend’s Halloween masquerade party. But when the masks come off she realizes her dream guy is actually her nightmare boss! How can the guy who terrorizes her at work be the…

New Book Release: Beach Wedding

My newest fiction novella is being released on Amazon today. “Beach Wedding” is the story of love, loss and second chances.  When Claire gets a concussion, she realizes that it’s time to stop putting off her wedding to her fiance, Jonathon.  But is it too late? “Beach Wedding” is available on Amazon and Kindle Unlimited by clicking here. It’s a quick…

In Honor of Banned Books Week – My Newest Book Release

This week is Banned Books Week, a celebration of reading.  The event is intended to highlight free and open access to information, discourage censorship, and to recognize persecution of writers.  This year’s theme,  “Banning Books Silences Stories” is particularly relevant in today’s climate. Banning books is as old as books themselves.  Books might be banned for any number of reasons,…

Migraine

Sitting here Minding my own business Suddenly my body tenses I feel a tightness Across the top of my shoulders A few short seconds warning I feel dread And then it hits me Like a tidal wave Like a tsunami I’m pulled under Helpless A stabbing pain In the left side of my head I look around Did someone hit me?…