Tag Archives: Mason and Leilani

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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A first–and 2nd

I thought this deserved a post, because it’s another first for me.  Today I received an e-mail notifying me that Return To Paradise placed 2nd in the Heart to Heart contest and Wanda Ottewell requested a partial! The HtoH only judges … Continue reading

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H2H SC finalist

What does the title mean? It means I’m a finalist in the Short Contemporary Category of the Heart to Heart Contest with my manuscript, Return to Paradise. Apparently the judges see Mason’s appeal. 😉 Woo-hoo! Big smiles tonight. Now, please … Continue reading

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RTP does good!

Woo-hoo!!! This afternoon I got word that Return To Paradise, my Desire WIP (with a Hawaii setting) has finaled in the unpublished Maggie contest from Georgia Romance Writers. The Maggie doesn’t give you scores, but does offer critiques from 2 … Continue reading

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Angst

Gosh, it seems like forever since I’ve written a blog entry. This has been a long week. Long and full of angst. My characters have angst. I have angst. I’m writing a Desire, but I feel like maybe I’ve stuffed … Continue reading

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Stretching unused muscles

That’s what I feel like every time I start a Synopsis. Like I’m stretching unused muscles. Who knows if they’ll respond like I want them to, or if I’ll strain something and the recovery will be long. Overly dramatic, you … Continue reading

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Mason’s the man

Woo-hoo! Mason managed to hold off the doubt demon long enough for me to write 6 pgs. Now I’m trying to tackle the dreaded Synopsis. It’s not so much that I find them hard to write. For the parts of … Continue reading

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Living In Analville

I believe I’ve mentioned before how anal I can be about some things. If not, well, consider yourself informed. For instance, I love making spreadsheets and lists, have computer files and filing cabinets logically labeled with group headings, sub-headings and … Continue reading

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