Today we’re celebrating the release of two New Adult books from Entangled Embrace! Forged by Fate by Reese Monroe .

Florida Romance Writers is my local RWA chapter. At our Christmas party a couple of days ago I was reminded how lucky I am to be a member of this chapter. These are writers I can look up to, envy, and strive to emulate.

My article on Ana Lydia Vega, the famed Puerto Rican writer, was just published by the Lascaux Review. Thanks to Camille Griep for inviting me to participate!


Let me start with the fine print: I'm reading a lot of YA now because I'm writing YA. I read Made of Stars, the first book I've ever read by Kelly York, because Entangled Teen very kindly invited me to review books for them, and Made of Stars featured an ensemble of heroes. It's a mystery. And, last but not least, it has an absolutely gorgeous cover, a cover that hints at sublime revelations.

See for yourself:

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Florida Romance Writers will host an online workshop by MM Pollard, editor for Black Velvet Seductions.

I just took Pollard's two week workshop, " Head-hopping and Roving Body Parts." Pollard's lessons are short, to the point, and memorably funny. I'll never be able to write a sentence like

"His head popped up from the menu," or

" His legs raced down the street," or

The Kickstarter Campaign for Be Natural is successful!  Pamela Green and Jarik van Sluijs of the PIC Agency, who optioned my book, Alice Guy Blaché:Lost Visionary of the Cinema, wit