Begin at the Beginning: The Embarrassed Writer

    My second book in the Midnight Meetings series, The Lady Meets Her Match, releases soon (April 7th). Seeing this series unfold has been thrilling, but someone recently asked me, “What connects the books?” Here’s where I’m a little embarrassed. I wish I’d had more savvy when writing Meet the Earl at Midnight (book 1), but savvy isn’t my middle name. Meet the Earl at Midnight was born on one of...

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What if Cinderella doesn’t want her shoe back?

Did you grow up with fairy tales? A favorite of mine was Cinderella. I loved reading about a kind-hearted heroine with a magical rags-to-ballgown evening. Plus, being able to talk with animal friends was pretty neat. Yet, as I got older, I had a few problems with the story. Like why did the funky Grand Duke hunt down Cinderella? Shouldn’t the prince search for his true love? The prince’s lack of ardor bugged me. He should’ve...

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