Girls Who Travel

I just finished reading an interview with one of my new favorite authors: Nicole Trilivas: Interview with Nicole Trilivas on “The Fly Away Life” Her novel, Girls Who Travel, is one of my new favorite books.  It’s funny, real, detailed in all the best ways, and has characters you want to know.  I’d been having a…

In Defense of Sex Scenes

If you hadn’t noticed, I’m an author of romance novels.  Most novels of this ilk get a bad rep for being flowery and raunchy.  Some, truth be told, are. But there are a lot of romance novels that are neither, yet still hold to the traditional elements of a romance story.  They show, in-depth, a…

Weekend Roundup

I’ve been seeing a lot of good stuff on the web recently, so I wanted to share.  Though I want to try out all of them, the ice cream shops of D.C. in this article are really calling my name.  (They forgot Dolcezza, however, which is a great oversight) As it’s my wedding anniversary today, I was…

Inspired by: The 90’s

Sometimes it’s something simple.  One image that grabs you and takes you back to another time. Yesterday I came across an item that I hadn’t thought about since I was ten years old. Esprit, the fashion brand that was all the rage in the late 80’s, early 90’s came back to me in a flash of…