May 10, 2017. I blogged about my after-RT experience on Contemporary Romance.
April 29, 2017 – love a good recipe?? Try this one. Thanks, Kensington/Lyrical!
April 16, 2017 I’m featured in Reader’s Entertainment Magazine today! Talking about – what else?!- Cooking and writing.
March 20, 2017. I’m visiting Jen Twimom’s blog on Granite State Authors.
It’s almost Valentines day! On 2/6 I was over on Casi MacClean’s ABA site with a story about names.
On tht same day I was pleased to Join the ABA blog hop for Valentine’s Day.
I stopped by Annie’s Book Stop on 1/14/17 for a pre-interview, talking about my 1/29 visit.
12/7 I’m interviewed by Anna Durand today on her SPunkAndHunks blog.
12/1 I’m visiting Marin McGinnis today and talking about my Christmas Wedding
11/30 Tena Stetler featured me on her Author Secrets Blog
11/30 I’m visiting author Cathrine Goldstein today and talking about HAPPINESS.
11/25 I’m visitng L.M. Gonzalez with a little snippet of my upcoming release.
11/21 I’m visiting one of my writing friends, today, author Norah Bennet. Stop by and say hi.
11/17 Today I have the privilege of being on Angela Hayes THANKFUL AUTHORS blog. Here’s the link: Thankful Authors 2016
9/14/16 I’m visiting fellow NHRWA member Anna Ross today on her blog.
8/16/16 Here’s my first visit in a longlonglong time! LASR for the summer:
Goodness, it’s April!! Today I stopped by Darlene Fredette’s cottage for a little sit down interview. At the end of the month I stopped by Roses of Prose for a hard talk about finding your joy in writing when they bliss escapes.
One of the best parts about being a contemporary romance writer is the community of fierce, talented, and funny authors I call friends! Here’s a sample of my appearances on their blogs over the past few months.
March 2016 and Angela Hayes once again allowed me to tell her a very important story related to me new book. Read about the birth of my daughter, here: Angela Hayes
February brings with it my new release 3 WISHES and I’m hitting the blog tour circuit!
On February 1 I stopped by TWO ENDS OF THE PEN to be interviewed for 3 Wishes and then on to HARPS ROMANCE REVIEWS to tell them all about my favorite Valentine gift EVAH! On 2/2, I once again had two stops: CHRISTINE YOUNG’S BLOG and SHARING LINKS AND WISDOM where I talk about chubby girl revenge! On 2/3 I visited ROMANCE NOVEL GIVEAWAYS and shared some delicious facts about CHOCOLATE! Yummy!! Day 5 and I was on Jacquie Biggar’s blog talking about what writing mean to me and my process of getting the book from my head to the laptop to the page. On release day I was over at ELF’s site, THE READING ADDICT talking about…cooking. A day early I was over at The Lampshade Reader and was lucky enough to garner a 5 star review from them! I told a moving story from my nursing years at Teresa Stillwagon’s blog. On 2/10 I jumped over to Nana Prah’s blog for a quick visit, talking about all things chocolate. It was a sweet interview! The final day of the tour had me in two places. OVer on Erin Cawood’s blog, talking about cooking, and on Read Your Reviews, talking about the San Valentino’s.
Best valentine’s day/birthday party ever over on Author Roast and Toast. Food, fun, drinks, and prizes galore.
In preparation for the 2/8/16 release of 3 WISHES, I also visited some of my fellow Candy Hearts authors, so on 2/7/16 I stopped by Heidi Kneale’s blog and talked about writing and Chloe San Valentino
February 8 was a whirlwind! I was everywhere! ICYMI, here are the sites I visited: Brenda Whiteside, Tena Stetler’s Blog, WildWomen, Casi McCleans AuthorBareAll, then on to MISTY SIMON’s blog. I traveled all the way to Australia to talk to Monique DeVere, too. I spent some time with my Wild Rose Sistah Angela Hayes, too! And another sistah, Ally Hayes asked me some very probing questions.
On 2/9 I stopped by my fellow Candy Hearts author Judy Davis’ blog, talking about this and that. The final day of the tour had me visiting Delilah Devlin, talking about big families ( my childhood wish) , and on fellow Candy hearts romane author Nancy Fraser’s blog, where she gave me a great review!
the End of 2015!
Good Golly, it’s December already! While I’m wrapping presents, I’m still visiting folks. On 12/3, I stopped by Authors bare All to alk about Moments in Life with Casi McLean. On Dec. 5 I stopped by Louise Lyndon’s blog to talk about what I’ve learned of life so far. It’s not what most people may think. With Christmas coming and Valentine’s Day right around the corner, I talked about the San Valentino family Christmas at The Contemporary romance Cafe on 12/12. FunFUnFUn. On December 23, a few short days until Christmas, I visited the Long and Short Reviews Winter blog fest with a piece about the Cleary Family and how they celebrate the day.
If it’s November, its…..
First and foremost, NaNoWriMo time! I’m working hard on my newest…details much later. On 11/2, I was thankful and proud to be featured on Angela Hayes blog Thankful Author. She’s collected a slew of writers who are thankful. Click around and see why. On the 3rd day on this month, I continued my Goddess Fish Tour and visited with Booklover sue for a sit down interview. It was a goodie! Another great Q&A came from fellow writer Jacquie Biggar on 11/10. I told her about my first date with my husband and it was the best date ever! Christmas is coming quick and Wild Rose Press sistah Catherine Goldstein is having a fun countdown to Christmas, Come read how the MacQuire Women celebrate the joyous holiday. On 11/11/15 I was proud to be one of 5 New Hampshire author to speak at the Toadstool bookstore in Keene for New Hampshire Writer’s Week.
The turnout from the community was great and I sold a lot of books! Yippie.
As part of the Goddess Fish Tur, I visited the Reading Addict on the 17th to talk about something other than writing! For the final stop on my Goddess Fish Book tour, I stopped by Lisa Haselton’s blog for a chat. It certainly was a busy month!
Goodness gracious – it’s October 2015.
Day 1 started off with a great interview with Pat Cleary of First Impression over on the Wild Women blog. He revealed some secrets about himself I didn’t even know! And my first Virtual Book Tour began on 10/7 with me interview over at Reading Romances. It was fun to do – great questions! Then on to Linda Carroll-Bradd’s website for a sit down with Pat Cleary from First Impressions. He handled himself pretty well -again – if I do say so. The same day I was featured on Kate Hill’s Halloween Dinner Party. October 13 I had 2 Goddess fish interviews. The first on Rogue’s Angels, answering some very detailed questions, then on to It’s Raining Books for a discussion of 5 things no one knows about me – but they do now! A big highlight came when I was interviewed for the Keene Sentinel’s magazine ELF. I spent over 2 hours with the lovely reporter/writer at a coffee shop and I swear I got a contact high from all the caffeine in the atmosphere! My next Goddess Fish tour guide was Romance Novel Giveaways where I discussed pet adoption and why it was such an important factor in First Impressions. Then a quick Blurb Blitz visit to author Louise Lyndon’s website. Week 4 on my Goddess Fish tour had me at Books Chatter, with a great, in-depth interview – one of my favs so far.
October was full of visits to far off and interesting places like New Jersey and Boston, too! I attended my very first NJRW conference from 10/15-17, took a great class with the wonderful Margie Lawson on how to add write visceral reponses for your characters. On Oct. 24 I attended the Boston Book Festival and stood with some of my New Hampshire Writers project members in an attempt to sell some of our written work.
Can’t believe it’s already SEPTEMBER 2015
This is a full month for me with my next release FIRST IMPRESSIONS due out on 9/23. But first, I stopped by to talk to Rebecca Grace about the new book. Then on to a great, intuitive interview with Sharon Buchbinder. My doppleganger, Linda O’Connor turned the tables on me in an interview and asked me the questions I asked her last month. For some reason I don’t remember them being so hard to answer!! One of the highlights of my month was my very first Author Radio interview with WKBK’s Dan Mitchell. If you’ve got about 15 minutes, listen in. I always knew I had a distinctive voice, but I never knew it could cut glass! Then on to Delilah Devlin’s Blog where I tell you why my book is called FIRST IMPRESSIONS. Come on…you know you want to know. TO end such a full and exciting month I had a guest spot on the lovely Roses of Prose website again talking about all the things I’ve learned as a writer since my first book came out in March. October is lining up to be a full month as well with my very first Goddess Fish tour starting on 10/6. Tune in….I’ll be blogging about for sure.
August 2015 It started out to be a rainy month then went on to one of the hottest in record. I wasn’t sitting at home twiddling my thumbs, though. I “visited” quite a few fellow authors this month.
On august 5 I had a cup of coffee and some wisdom sharing at Coffee Time Romance; on the 17th I made my way over to the Contemporary Romance Writers blog and chatted about literary rejection – a subject I am an expert at! Om the 21st, I shared a very interesting occurrence in my life over on Brenda Whiteside‘s Fearless Friday blog about my attempt at ballroom competitive dancing. On Thursday, August 27 I stopped by Angela Hayes to talk about my newest release, my current book sale, and what I like to do when I’m not writing -which isn’t often.
I’m visiting blog sites that are new to me this month,but I simply love them. On July 20, I was featured on The WIld Wild Women blog, an interview with Moira Cleary from There’s No Place like Home and myself. On july 25, while I was at RWA15, I blogged about author branding with Contemporary Romance Cafe.
This month, I’ve been lucky to visit some of my favorite ladies in the blogosphere and talk about about some of my favorite topics. I guest posted on Jodi Hale’s site about why I write romantic fiction, made a promise to all my readers on Angela Hayes’ site, and was featured on Coffee Time Romance about taking all kinds of risks.
May was a huge month! It’s been great fun to discuss how I get ideas for new stories on Emma Leigh Reed’s blog, guest post on my NHRWA sistah Clair Brett’s site on what makes a great romance story, and to be featured on The Roses of Prose about using my surroundings as a setting. I also had a blast sitting down with Susan Ann Wall and Lilly Gayle to discuss things ranging from my writing process to what song I’d pick in a lip-sync battle with Jimmy Fallon!
I’m grateful to Marlow Kelly this month for hosting me on her site about some very special books that brought me and my husband close together when we were first married — and later inspired THERE’S NO PLACE LIKE HOME!
This March was one of the biggest months of my life, because it brought the release of SKATER’S WALTZ, my first published contemporary romance novel! I’m so grateful to Tricia Schneider for featuring the book on her site. I had a great time chatting with Brenna Zinn and Rebecca Grace about how my personal history with figure skating inspired the book, and Susan Ann Wall was a blast to sit down with and discuss my girl crushes and my biggest pet peeve!
Lastly, it was wonderful to chat with Delilah Devlin about the experience of releasing my first book and what I learned to help with my second, third, and fiftieth releases in the future.
JANUARY / FEBRUARY 2015:
February was a crazy busy month as I prepared for the release of SKATER’S WALTZ. Many thanks to Angela Hayes for a great intro to her blog community, and to Abigail Owens for chatting about my writing process and the personal inspiration for the story!
Many of you also know that I had a long professional life as a nurse and medical technician before setting out as a full-time author. I had a great time with Joanne Guidoccio discussing the long journey to my second act.
NOVEMBER / DECEMBER 2014:
The months leading up to the 2014 holidays brought two great events: NaNoWriMo and New Hampshire Writers’ Week. I chatted with the New Hampshire Book Center on why setting achievable deadlines helps me write, and with my dear friend Susan Ann Wall on a phone call that changed my life forever. And thanks to Brenda Moguez for my very first feature interview!