ON HAPPILY EVER AFTERS

  I’m stepping out of the literary closet to say–I’ve written a romance! Not only have I written a romance, I’ve read A LOT of the genre this past year (47 and counting to be exact,) and the more I read, the more I am amazed how what a bad rap it has amongst the group who claims to be “the masses.” Most of those “rappers” are probably tucked in bed with a book and a flashlight or a Kindle, reading love stories like crack, but too embarrassed to admit it. But why? Romance is happy. Romance is hopeful. Sometimes hot, but always satisfying. In a world that desperately needs more HEA's … [Read more...]

Big Wish

There’s a scene in the movie HOOK where a tiny Julia Roberts is in her Tinkerbell house sulking over the fact that Peter got his wish and has discovered who he really is. He can fly now and remembers everything he’d forgotten about his life as a Lost Boy. As Peter begs Tink to come out of her house and play, a fairy sized Julia Roberts suddenly explodes into a grown-up sized Tinkerbell. Tink is utterly amazed, not so much at her transition from small to big, but at the fact that she got the single wish she’d been wishing for thirty years. Then she delivers that one line that made me suck in … [Read more...]