Romance, Sample Sunday, Writing

SAMPLE SUNDAY: ‘Young, Rich & Black’

Holding her phone between her shoulder and the side of her head, Zora stuffed her black one-piece swimsuit and a brown viscose skirt into her hobo along with an orange scarf and a long-sleeved beige t-shirt. “You talk to Rashad since you’ve been home?” the voice on the other end of the line asked. “Nope.… Continue reading SAMPLE SUNDAY: ‘Young, Rich & Black’

Authors, Books, Popular Fiction, Romance, Writing

Lily’s Path to More

Over the past three weeks, you’ve gotten acquainted with three of the writers from my upcoming collaboration, ‘Because My Heart Said So’. One by one, Jacinta Howard, Rae Lamar and I have submitted to the inquisition of the author who has played the role of project manager, house-mother and general herder-of-the-cats, Lily Java. Sure, she… Continue reading Lily’s Path to More

Authors, Books, Romance, Writing

‘Because My Heart Said So…’ – A Friends-to-Lovers Collection

This is going to be one of the coolest things I get to do this year, for sure. I'm collaborating with three of my favorite indie authors, Jacinta Howard, Rae Lamar and Lily Java to bring you 'Because My Heart Said So ...' a collection of four Friends-to-Lovers novels to be released in June. Until… Continue reading ‘Because My Heart Said So…’ – A Friends-to-Lovers Collection

Commitment Series, Outtakes, Romance, Unsuitable Men, Writing

Babymaking: A Tracy and Brendan Drop-in

This is an unedited excerpt from a longer piece, coming in 2017: Given that it was almost one a.m., Brendan was sure Tracy had long departed seriously-pissed-off and was somewhere approaching ballistic. But there hadn’t been any way to avoid it. The men he’d been entertaining all evening had flown in from Dubai. They were… Continue reading Babymaking: A Tracy and Brendan Drop-in

Free reads, Inspiration, Jayson, Keisha, Romance, Sample Sunday, Shorts, Writing

Love Bites: A little somehing for my readers

'Mother''Wife' I like to say 'I don't write romance'. And I believe that. But I do write about love, and all its many complications. It's my singular writing ambition, capturing the love of a man for a woman, a woman for a man, a mother for their child, between siblings, and sometimes the fleeting flash of something like… Continue reading Love Bites: A little somehing for my readers

Inspiration, Ivy's League, Public appearances, Romance, Sample Sunday, The Education of Miri Acosta, Writing

SAMPLE(S) SUNDAY: ‘The Education of Miri Acosta’ and ‘Ivy’s League’

I like to write about women, figuring out who they are and what their "stuff" is. You know what I mean, right? The things that drive them, the things that hold them back, the things that block them from having the kind of life they deserve. That's it. If I had to sum up the… Continue reading SAMPLE(S) SUNDAY: ‘The Education of Miri Acosta’ and ‘Ivy’s League’