September 26, 2006


My latest obsession is the Avon FanLit contest. The “American Idol” of romance writing keeps me up into the wee hours voting and reading the forums. I may even post a chapter, even though I don’t write Regency.…Read More

August 16, 2006

Hot Blooded (check it and see)

I’m not sure if my fever ever got up to 103, but I’ve been sick, sick, sick. China finally got to me. More specifically, traveling by bus and train to remote parts of Guizhou province got me. First…Read More

July 20, 2006


Wow long time between posts. But I think moving to China is a good excuse. I’ve decided all my entries will have song titles, since I was leaning that way already with the Madonna and Zappa references. This…Read More

June 15, 2006


Just this. Offices. May they rest in peace. Far, far away from me.

June 8, 2006

Sister Time

I’m going to San Francisco for some r&r this weekend. Absolutely no writing or worrying about agents allowed. It’s my sister’s bday and we’re going to be girly girls together–that’s right–sushi, good chocolate, sappy musicals, cutting each other’s…Read More

May 25, 2006

Red Velvet

This pic was taken while we were gluing the flocked wallpaper to my business cards. The designer showed me five different card treatments, but I immediately knew it had to be the hand. It just says it all.…Read More

May 23, 2006

Justify My Love

I’m playing the waiting game. It’s ever so much fun. I’ll post news (of agents? deals? heartache? blues?) when I receive any. In the meantime I’m still here at this silly desk job for two more weeks, although…Read More

May 16, 2006


I suffer from verbosity. Here’s an ironic example, an actual line from Confessions: She tried to prune her words to a bare minimum–the sooner he tired of her dull company, the sooner she could escape the disturbing intensity…Read More

May 8, 2006

First Base

Where do I start? The conference was a stomach-churning, nail-biting, delirium-inducing whirlwind of sheer amazingness. I got requests from everyone I pitched to (seven total), which makes me very, very happy. I’m going to take a week to…Read More

May 4, 2006

First Pitch

I’ve been writing historical romance for just over a year. But this weekend I’m actually going to try to sell some at a conference organized by the Romance Writers of America‘s Silicon Valley chapter. I’ll get to meet…Read More