Play Date Saturday

My bedroom/office became the catch all during the kitchen remodel this summer so it is time to pay the piper. It's clean my bedroom/home office day. So I am trying to remove  the clutter of papers, weed out my paperback book collection (writers know how difficult that task can be), throw away old magazines. You… Continue reading Play Date Saturday

TGIF . . . Heroes

Holding out for a Hero Hi everyone! Zane Martin, my hero from A LONG WAY FROM EDEN, has consented, reluctantly, to be interviewed. Here’s a quick blurb from the book: Zane Martin's teenage daughter is pregnant. Meg Evan's son is the baby's father. Because Zane grew up not knowing who his father was, he'll be… Continue reading TGIF . . . Heroes

What are You Reading Thursday?

Sometimes I feel like a butterfly fluttering from one story to the next and other times a leap frog who hangs ten in the air too long before turning the next page. Do you ever find yourself sporadically reading like this?  I don't think it has anything to do with the books I've chosen to… Continue reading What are You Reading Thursday?

Rumor Has It Wednesday

Lauren Bacall passed away yesterday at the age of 89 from complications due to a stroke. She was an actress and a model and was married to Humphrey Bogart and later Jason Robards. Her films are classics and a joy to watch. Sherri Shepherd is saying Goodbye to The View. Shepherd is an actress, comedian… Continue reading Rumor Has It Wednesday

Random Thoughts Tuesday

I am still in shock over the news that Robin Williams is dead. I've seen the word depression floating around connected to his death and having suffered from it myself I know that dying was the last thing I wanted to do when I was depressed. I had hope even when it seemed the darkest… Continue reading Random Thoughts Tuesday

What a Man!

Romance Author Kate McKeever

Please welcome my guest, Mary Manners as she talks about what makes a “Good Bad Boy.

What Makes a ‘Good’ Bad Boy?

by Mary Manners

I’ve often wondered why women are so drawn to Bad Boys. I have a few of my own lurking in my past. My husband often jokes that he’s a Bad Boy, and I recently bought him a motorcycle just to keep the image intact.

When the idea for my contemporary inspirational romance, Mended Heartcame to me, I knew I wanted to take a bad boy and turn him good (within the confines of 200 or so pages). What a daunting task! So, how does one ‘change’ a bad boy to good? First, one must understand the recipe for a bad boy:

Bad Boy Stew:

1 Overflowing Cup of Hidden Secrets

2 Heaping Tablespoons of Recklessness

1 Swollen Ego Mixed with a Rounded Teaspoon of…

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