Category Archives: Ramblings

my personal ramblings

Writing Update I

Still working on the time travel novel and having fun, but need to wrap things up because I will be starting on the multi-cultural novella. Haven’t figured out what the story should be about yet, but I need a plan real soon. … Continue reading

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Where Do We Go from Here

Once again our Electoral College has managed to vote into the presidency a person who did not receive the popular vote. Demonstrations have been breaking out through out the US including here in Virginia, a state that is clearly Clinton. It amazes … Continue reading

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Flooding

The great opportunities born through self publishing have flooded online stores with a melange of books from excellent to poor. Everyone in the world wants to publish a book whether talented or not the important thing is the book is published. … Continue reading

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How Time Stops

As I’ve been concentrating on the historical time travel novel a few things have jumped to mind to distract me. I figured if I write them down, dealing with them, these thoughts might subside and go away, letting me concentrate … Continue reading

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Going Home

The meaning of going home has changed drastically through the years. Stepping through the door the aroma of fresh-baked bread filled my nostril the hot air from the ovens spread warmth all around. In the kitchen, my grandmother, Nonni, still kneaded … Continue reading

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Rescued by a Gambler

The unbelievable story of Natasha. Yes, a bit unbelievable but when a crazy and stupid husband gambles with the wrong people, organized crime, nothing good can come out of it. Or can it? A romance is a love story to … Continue reading

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Christmas Pets and Kisses 2

Now available at Amazon for only $0.99. Title and blurb for each of the 12 novellas. Warm your hearts this holiday season with twelve all-new sweet romances from best-selling authors. If you enjoyed Christmas Pets and Kisses you’ll love following … Continue reading

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Harmony in the Vineyard

Harmony in the Vineyard is available for pre-order on Amazon It is part of Romancing the Wine box set, which is also available on Amazon Growing up in Sicily, Italy taught me to appreciate a good wine during meals. Yes, I was … Continue reading

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Another Rant

OMG! Another box set for $0.99. Wow! This one has nine novellas by nine different authors. What a bargain! It is unfortunate readers don’t understand the many hours of hard work that go into making a box set happen. Let alone all the … Continue reading

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What is a Trope?

For all you avid romance readers do you know about ‘tropes’? Have you ever realized that a romance novel is driven by one or more tropes? Tropes are plot devices used to bring together the two heroes. I’ve written a … Continue reading

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