When I first started publishing books, I was afraid to be labeled as a romance author, even though I clearly wrote love stories. The romance novels I knew of, other than Nicholas Sparks ones, had covers of a shirtless Fabio holding onto some helpless woman in a wispy white gown.…

My entire life I went slightly against the grain.  When people made fun of a certain culture, I defended it.  When everyone was wearing one style, I wore another.  When people glorified bacon, I never liked it all that much.  Some things are simply a matter of opinion while others…

Happy Mother's Day!  This particular day is often difficult for me.  I'm usually left alone to mourn my Mom all over again.  It's hard for some to understand -- to those who never made a big deal about the holiday and who still have their mom with them. I would…

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