My Big, Hairy, Audacious Romance Author Goals for 2021

My Big, Hairy, Audacious Romance Author Goals for 2021

Jan. 15, 2021 by

I’m planning on hitting some amazing romance author goals this coming year. Yes, I know. Setting any kind of goals for the coming year,  especially professional romance author publishing goals, might seem like an exercise in frustration and futility. But

RANDOM MUSINGS: FINDING GRATITUDE IN 2020

RANDOM MUSINGS: FINDING GRATITUDE IN 2020

Dec. 1, 2020 by

Ten Things I Am Grateful For In the Bizarre and Horrifying Year of Our Lord 2020 It’s weird. Everything, really. But finding gratitude especially. Given the discomfiting dichotomy of 2020 being the worst shitshow in America in my fifty years

RANDOM MUSINGS: THE POWER OF HAPPILY EVER AFTER

RANDOM MUSINGS: THE POWER OF HAPPILY EVER AFTER

Oct. 31, 2020 by

Why Do Happy Endings Matter So Much in Romance? Like clockwork, somebody always pops up on social media arguing that you don’t need a happily ever after or happily for now (HEA/HFN) ending to have a romance. It would be

RANDOM MUSINGS: 20 YEARS OF HAPPY MARRIAGE

RANDOM MUSINGS: 20 YEARS OF HAPPY MARRIAGE

Aug. 4, 2020 by

Ten Lessons I’ve Learned over Twenty Years Happily Married If you’d told me when I was 25-years old that a few years later I’d meet the man of my dreams—and that I’d eventually, happily, celebrate our 20th wedding anniversary—I would’ve

RANDOM MUSINGS: WRITING DURING CORONAVIRUS LOCKDOWN

RANDOM MUSINGS: WRITING DURING CORONAVIRUS LOCKDOWN

Apr. 16, 2020 by

Why Is Writing Romance Easier for Me than Nonfiction During the Coronavirus Lockdown? How are you doing with your quarantine life? Are you getting into a rhythm and staying productive? Or forcing yourself to take a shower and get out

HAPPY BOOK BIRTHDAYS TO JUST FRIENDS AND NEVER YOU

HAPPY BOOK BIRTHDAYS TO JUST FRIENDS AND NEVER YOU

Mar. 3, 2020 by

My Steamy, Contemporary Ski Romance Just Friends Turns Three Today, and Never You Turns Two! It’s my first book’s third birthday, and my third book’s second birthday. WOOOOHOOOO! Such cute little things, filled with deep, cold powder and hot, steamy

STACY GOLD SIGNS WITH THE SEYMOUR AGENCY

STACY GOLD SIGNS WITH THE SEYMOUR AGENCY

Feb. 11, 2020 by

Literary Agent Lesley Sabga Okay, time for the sharing of big career news… (*Takes deep breath and screams*) I HAVE A LITERARY AGENT!!! (*Dances wildly around office*) As of today, I am officially repped by the amazing Lesley Sabga with

RANDOM MUSINGS: IMPLICIT BIAS AND WRITING ROMANCE

RANDOM MUSINGS: IMPLICIT BIAS AND WRITING ROMANCE

Jan. 21, 2020 by

What it Means to Have Implicit Bias, and How It Impacts Romance Authors (Including Me) Implicit bias…We all suffer from it. Though those on the receiving end of our resulting words and actions suffer from it the most. What is

RANDOM MUSINGS: NEW LESSONS, NEW YEAR, NEW START

RANDOM MUSINGS: NEW LESSONS, NEW YEAR, NEW START

Jan. 2, 2020 by

It’s Another New Year, a New Decade, and a New Chance to Change for the Better. Wow. That’s it. 2019 is over. This has been both the longest, and the shortest, year of my life. One of those years where

More Accolades for In Deep

More Accolades for In Deep

Jul. 30, 2019 by

In Deep Chosen as a 2019 HOLT Medallion Award Finalist I am pleased as punch to announce that second novella in the Emerald Mountain Series, In Deep, has done it again. In addition to winning the N.N. Light Book Award