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I Should Have Known…

Often, when people hear that I’ve written a book, they ask, “Why romance?” Well, I’ve loved romance novels ever since I picked up my first one, Silver Springs by Carolyn Lampman.  But last weekend, I realized that, perhaps, I was destined (doomed?) … Continue reading

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Presidential Love Stories

In honor of the Inauguration, I thought it might be fun to pay tribute to the real-life romances that take place in the White House.  It can’t be easy to live such a fishbowl life, or be under the microscope … Continue reading

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Breaking the Stigma: Book to Movie Adaptations

Over New Year’s, I went to see The Hobbit with some friends.  I know that there has been some criticism of the adaptation for, among other things, becoming three long movies despite being shorter than any Lord of the Rings novel.  Probably thanks to … Continue reading

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5 Best Christmas Movies

In honor of my post on Publisher’s Weekly about the top 10 Christmas romance novels, I’m working on a couple other Christmas Bests lists!  Today, I’m sharing 5 of my favorite Christmas movies. 1. Love Actually From the opening montage (especially … Continue reading

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Being the “Cool Girl”

This weekend, I finished reading Gillian Flynn’s Gone Girl.  I found parts of it absolutely fascinating, and during the second of the three parts of the book, I could barely put it down.  I did the reading and walking thing, … Continue reading

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#SMSG12: Get into the Holiday Spirit!

Today, I wanted to get into the giving spirit of the upcoming holiday.  My fellow publishing buddies, The Global Game Changers, is a children’s brand that teaches kids about philanthropy in a fun way (through a superhero alliance – cool!).  … Continue reading

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Honoring Our Veterans

Today, I am taking the opportunity to pay my respects to the veterans out there.  Despite the fact that Veterans’ Day was actually yesterday, here in Washington, DC, we’re still celebrating. Before I started writing romance novels, I took a … Continue reading

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