What’s Inside the Bag? + A Proclamation

What’s Inside the Bag? + A Proclamation

  Win a fun canvas bag with 5 surprise print romance novels inside* + This…   Here ye! Here ye! My Historical Romance Author Proclamation   I prefer historical romance to be, well…historical. That means I celebrate the past by staying true** to the times. Women ran the gamut of damsels in distress, wallflowers, warrior maidens (and matrons!), to the bold and brassy bad girls. Frankly, I love them all. Ditto for the...

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A little bit of Denver history by Gina Conkle

A little bit of Denver history by Gina Conkle

Earlier this week, I shared the fun of attending Romance Writers of America’s national conference. This year I decided to do something different by getting up around sunrise and exploring the city on foot. I’m glad I did.    I convinced my friend, Anne, who writes small town contemporary romance to explore downtown Denver with me. Early mornings were perfect: quiet, sunny, and full of interesting sites. Here are a few of them...

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What happens when romance writers gather in one place

What happens when romance writers gather in one place

Hi readers! I hope you all are having a wonderful summer. Last week was Romance Writers of America’s annual conference. This year the conference was held in Denver, Colorado. The city was sunny, the restaurants great, and of course, the readers and writers were lots of fun. Here’s a quick pictorial of my week:                             Thanks for taking this trip...

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Celebrate with me!

Celebrate with me!

I just received some great news! Meet a Rogue at Midnight (Midnight Meetings, book 4) won the 2018 Beverley Contest, romantic novella category (published). The contest was established in honor of the late historical romance author, Jo Beverley. Jo Beverley was one of the reasons I fell back in love with romance. I’d had a long hiatus from reading romance novels (college, having to work two jobs for stretches of time, returning to school...

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Pick a Character and Get His Free Story

Pick a Character and Get His Free Story

    Starting later this fall, I’m offering readers a serial on my blog. One secondary character from the Midnight Meetings series will get his story told—a free bonus— for my readers. The best part? You pick the character!*   Your choices: A. Nate Fincher, the up and comer from the wrong side of Town in The Lady Meets Her Match B. Herr Wolf, stoic Prussian belonging to a secret military society in The Lord Meets...

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