Genre: Romantic Suspense, Historical Fiction and YA Paranormal
Publishing status: aspiring
Awards and Accolades:
2015 WRW MARLENE AWARD Winner in Historical Romance for WILD WOMEN AND THE BLUES.
2015 NJRW PUT YOUR HEART IN A BOOK Finalist in Historical Romance.
2015 Daphne du Maurier Contest (double) finalist in Paranormal and Contemporary.
2014 GOLDEN HEART® Winner in Romantic Suspense for CHASING DAMN.
2014 Four Seasons Contest (Windy City RWA) Finalist.
2013 Daphne du Maurier Contest Finalist (KOD)
2013 Linda Howard Award of Excellence Finalist
Music or Silence? Music
What weird food do you like?
Mmmm….anchovies…straight from the tin
What is one of your most irrational fears?
It’s too embarrassing to write:)
How many novels/short stories/screenplays/poems/etc have you published?
Linden Bay Romance, an early e-pub bought out by Samhain, was my first publisher. I contributed to two anthologies. However, I’ve written a million words of fan ficiton!
How much do you write every day?
I’m polishing a new manuscript right now–so I’m writing about eight hours a day!
How much do you WISH you could write every day?
As long as I can stay awake, I’d like to be writing:)…
What are you working on now?
A laundry list of projects, but mostly polishing and editing one of my romantic suspenses.
If you could write like one author, who would it be?
That’s tough – Laura Griffin, Lisa Gardner and Attica Locke, and historical Diana Gabaldon (I like to dream big!). But frankly, I want to write like me but better:)…
If you could be one superhero, or have one superpower, who/what would it be?
If you could be on any reality tv show, what would it be?
The first reality show – The Real World.
What’s the coolest thing you’ve ever done?
Went out on a date with Denzel Washington – when he was 23 and I was 22, I think.
What’s the coolest thing you’re about to do?
Finish my first commercial, historical fiction!
Name three things on your List of Things to Do Before You Die.
Scuba Dive, Hang Glide, Live in a beach house in Maui!
Image courtesy of Lee Nolan