Hello Beautiful Day

Time for W-Inspiration Wednesday… We’re nearly halfway through the week! I’ve got some fun posts coming up as I wrap up this 100 Days series, and once I get through today I’ll have more time to work on them. Let’s get through today and make it to the other side. ~xoxo Marianne This is Post 79 […]

Two Pre-Orders Available Now!

The Seaside Valleria series is finally here! I’ve got links and a synopsis for each below. They’ll be out in just a few weeks! RUSH (Hector & Millie) (Seaside Valleria #1) – Coming June 26th! Amazon: http://geni.us/SV1AZ iBooks: http://geni.us/SV1iBooks Nook: http://geni.us/SV1Nook Kobo: http://geni.us/SV1Kobo Google: http://geni.us/SV1Google Goodreads: http://geni.us/SV1Goodreads “I’m messed up,” she confessed. He’d probably figured that out, but she needed to […]

Real Life Royal Inspiration

Do I get inspired from the real-life royals? Short answer: Absolutely! I talked a little about this in my post on research, but a question on a recent post prompted today’s post. Carla asked me: “Has the royal romance and wedding of Harry and Meghan given you any ideas for your series?” The answer is a […]

Weekend Plans – Week 11

It’s the weekend! Now that I’ve finished up Rush and Ripple (Yay!), my weekend goals have shifted, at least for the next couple weeks. I won’t start writing my next book until July, which gives me time to catch up on ALL the things I set aside so I could finish the books. The pre-orders […]

Happy Dance Time!

Why am I celebrating today? Because I’ve just finished – and I mean FINISHED – the first two books in the Seaside Valleria series, Rush and Ripple! Whoo hoo! The pre-orders aren’t up yet, but they should be in the next several days. I’ll do a post when they are. So when are they releasing? […]

I’m An Author

Today, I’m stating the obvious… I’m an author. I think about author-related stuff several times over the course of a day. Sometimes it’s about the menial tasks any business owner needs to do (because being an author is a business) like accounting and other admin. Other times, it’s about the stories swirling in my head. […]

Tuesday Thoughts

In keeping with my recent posts on self-care, here’s a Tuesday Reminder: Sometimes it seems like a constant struggle, doesn’t it? Reaching for that glimmer of happiness, grabbing it and holding it tight before it disappears again. Yesterday was a good day, a great day, in fact. I finally finished testing the Rush ebook (hurray!) […]