After a cross-country trip to track down a sold painting that could ruin her family’s business forever, Miranda Wimplegate forms an unlikely but charged partnership with livestock auctioneer Wyatt Ballentine. Miranda and her grandfather discover their new auction house doesn’t deal in fine antiques, but in livestock. And its frustratingly handsome manager, Wyatt, is annoyed to discover his fussy new bosses don’t know a thing about the business he’s single-handedly kept afloat. Faced with more heads of cattle than they can count–but… read more »
What is it like to be a writer? Dorothy Lovejoins us today to share an inside look at a typical day in a writer’s life. Keep reading to get the scoop, and be sure to check out her latest release, A Respectable Actress. Accused of the shooting death of her leading man on the stage of Savannah’s Southern Palace theater, famed actress India Hartley is sequestered at Indigo Point, the St Simons Island home of her defense attorney Philip Sinclair. As Philip works to clear her name India discovers that he is hiding a startling secret of his own. One that may well hold the key to her freedom.
Starting off my work day with coffee and a little “Peace” and quiet
After coffee, it’s upstairs to my office. Confession: it is usually not this neat.
Research is a big part of my work and I love having my husband… read more »
What is it like to be a writer? Lynne Gentryjoins us today to share an inside look at a typical day in a writer’s life. Keep reading to get the scoop and don’tmiss the electrifying conclusion to Lynne’s The Carthage Chronicles,Valley of Decision.In an act of teenage rebellion Maggie decides to do what her mother can’t—secretly returning to the third century on a quest to bring her father back, leaving Lisbeth no choice but to follow. Will Lisbeth arrive in time to save her daughter from the clutches of Rome? How can God possibly redeem such a slew of unwise decisions and deep regrets?
4:45 am — Stumble into the kitchen
5:00 am — daily fortification
5:30 am — Stare at blinking cursor
5:31 am — Laundry, trash, emails … some might call it stalling. I call it pondering my story.
This is my favorite time of year to be a writer because spring is when Kansas weather allows me to take my laptop to the back deck and sit outside for most of the day. Even though we live in the city, only four minutes from the nearest Starbucks, our quiet neighborhood boasts birds of all kinds, geese and Mallard ducks, herons, squirrels, and even a coywolf or two that have made their way across our commons area! (Quite a sight, let me tell you!)
By 8:00 or 8:30 each morning, I’m in office. We have two dachshunds. One’s name is Butch, and though I did the interviews and completed all the paper work to adopt him, he loves my husband the best. So if Tom is in town, Butch is always by his side. Luckily our 13 year old dachshund Suzy is my faithful companion. Usually around 8:30, I tell Suzy that it’s time to go to work. She goes to her basket of squeaky toys, pulls one out, and leads the way… read more »
What does a typical day in an author’s life look like? Robin Lee Hatcher joins us today to share an inside look at what goes on during a typical day as a writer. Robin is hosting a karoke competition to celebrate her new release,Whenever You Come Around!She is giving away a $100 iTunes or Amazon gift card to one lucky reader and karaoke-r who uploads a karaoke video of himself or herself to YouTube (song choice is completely up to you). The person whose video has the most likes by May 26th will win the gift card! Plus everyone who participates by uploading a video will receive a copy of the book.Click here for more details!
4:45 AM: Rise, shower, & dress.
I typically wake up between 4:30 and 5:30 each morning. No alarm clock is necessary. That’s just the setting for my body’s internal clock.