Category Archives: submissions

I pitched! I scored!

Lest you think I’ve become athletic (Now that WOULD be news!), I’ll tell you right up front that I’m talking about my pitch in the Editor Pitch Challenge for Harlequin Mills and Boon’s Medical Romance. That took place yesterday and … Continue reading

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Out and about

Today I’m blogging on PFHT, sharing a little snippit of my new WIP, Prescription for Love, and talking about torturing Lanna and Tom through conflict. Come on over and join in the conversation.

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R is for ‘pass’ ???

>These days, agents and editors alike seem to be ‘passing’ on projects rather than rejecting them. Okay, maybe it does sound gentler and less personal. They’re not rejecting me, they’re passing on my work. It still stings. Like today when … Continue reading

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Angela James on PFHT

>Would you like more information on Carina Press? Need to ask managing editor Angela James a question? Go to PFHT today and get your questions answered.

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Submissions gone

>Well, if you said, no chance to my last post, you were right. Post offices in the boonies don’t carry IRC’s. Drove into the nearest real town and had to go to the main PO to get them, but succeeded … Continue reading

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One down, two to go

>Sending off my partial to the editor today. It has to go to Canada and I live in the boonies. What do you think the likelihood is that my post office will have International Reply Coupons for return postage, hmm?

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2 MO and Counting

Well it’s now been two months since my partial of Return To Paradise landed on Wanda Ottewell’s desk in the Toronto Harlequin offices and a lot has happened since then.  Hqn changed the guidelines for Desire, and they’re monkeying with the … Continue reading

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Update

Much better day today.  Amazing what a full night’s sleep will do for you.  Headache gone and I’m slowly, but surely making progress on Return to Paradise.  Most of what I’m working on is totally new scenes.  A lot is hitting the floor, but … Continue reading

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Arkansas and Canada bound

Today was another milestone in my career. I mailed off my first requested partial–to Wanda Ottewell in Canada. Yippee!!! Load off! The picture I’ve included is a scene close to Makapuu lighthouse that my heroine, Leilani, snaps a photo of. … Continue reading

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The right thing and gender differences.

Today I saw a fun thing to try on Annie Rayburn‘s blog and jumped in. 😉 Sure enough it took a sample of my writing and thought I was a guy, too. (Go try it, it’s fun.) So, she and … Continue reading

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