Love my new book cover for AVA which still doesn't have a release date yet, but who cares. I can look at this cover for hours! Don't you agree?
I'm gearing up to reread Dealing with Denver by Carolynn Carey. Why will I be rereading this book? Because it is a free download over at Amazon April 20-22. I have the paperback version, but I plan to download the electronic version for the absolute darling new cover that has been added. Dealing with Denver… Continue reading What are You Reading Thursdays
It's a sad, sad day at the University of Tennessee. Women's Basketball Head Coach Pat Summitt stepped down today after serving in this position for 38 years. She is not leaving totally and will serve as coach emeritus. You may remember that Summitt announced last year that she was diagnosed with early onset dementia. Holly… Continue reading Rumor Has It Wednesdays
This is a yummy salad, that my friend Kesha loves to make. She was kind enough to share the recipe with me. It can be served as a dessert, but goes well with any party spread too. Grape Salad 8 oz. cream cheese, softened at room temperature 8 oz. sour cream 1/2 cup white sugar… Continue reading Recipe Tuesdays
Last weeks cold snap brought forth a mass of rose blooms to my trellis climbing bush at my front porch. I had one bloom last week, but this week I have almost six if not eight. I expect a dozen or more by the weeks end. But even with all the roses there come a… Continue reading Roses Blooming Weather
Today we had special guests at church. Ken Sparks the Carson Newman Eagles head football coach came and spoke to us. He also brought a number of his players who got to teach a various number of Sunday School classes. My class was honored to have one of these players visit us today. He witnessed… Continue reading Sunday Sundaes
It's the 2nd Saturday of the month. I'm going to hang out for most of the day with my writing friends the Smoky Mountain Romance Writers. Sitting in a workshop led by Intrigue Author Mallory Kane as she talks about Creating Sympathetic Characters and using the Character Diamond adapted from David Freeman's Screenwriting Workshop. We… Continue reading Play Date Saturday
I did a bad, bad thing. I forgot to blog on Friday. So I'm having to confess my sin to the world. Hanging head in shame. Must do better to not get so busy that I forget to converse with my readers.
A few weeks ago I raved about getting to start A Kiss at Midnight by Eloisa James that a friend brought me back from Moonlight & Magnolias 2011. However, I didn't get to start reading it like I had hoped. Recall when I said over the weekend I was reading while getting my pedicure? Well… Continue reading What are you Reading Thursdays
The Romantic Times Booklovers Convention is underway today until Sunday, April 15th in Chicago, IL. RT founder Kathryn Falk was there to greet convention attendees. Watch out Illinois, you're being invaded by romance writers and readers for the next several days! Presidential candidate Rick Santorum has officially withdrawn from the 2012 election. Only time will… Continue reading Rumor Has It Wednesday