Tell us about yourself and how many books you have written.
I’ve been many things in my life but the number one favorite is being an author. I’ve written 27 books from children’s tales, middle school stories, mystery to romance. Currently I’m focusing just on contemporary romance novels. I had my first romance published this year by The Wild Rose Press, titled SKATER’S WALTZ
What is the name of your latest book and what inspired it?
There’s No Place Like Home is the second release in my series The MacQuire Women. It tells the story of Moira Cleary and Quentin Stapleton, lifelong friends, who realize they are nothing without the other.
Do you have any unusual writing habits?
What authors, or books have influenced you?
My biggest influences are Nora Roberts, Jayne Ann Krentz, Jill Shalvis and Lisa Kleypas.
When I was a kid I was fascinated with The Nancy Drew books and Agatha Christie.
What are you working on now?
Books 4-6 in the MacQuire women ( book 3 is in copy edits)
What is your best method or website when it comes to promoting your books?
I use Twitter and my facebook author page the most.
Do you have any advice for new authors?
Keep writing no matter how hard that first sale is. If you have something to say, say it.
What is the best advice you have ever heard?
Put your butt in the chair and write. No excuses – Nora Roberts
What are you reading now?
Sherryl Wood’s “Vows” Series
What’s next for you as a writer?
Book 3 First Impressions comes out this summer. I’m going to the RWA conference in July and I’m trying to find an agent.
What is your favorite book of all time?
The Little Engine that Could because it’s the best book about self actualization and motivation ever written.