Sugar Pie – A Meet Uncute

If you don’t know the term “meet cute” then the sub-heading might be baffling to you. A meet cute is the term for a scene in a film/story/etc that features a couple meeting for the first time in a cute or adorable way. This story is built upon a conversation I had on Twitter that began with me stating that […]

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Winning So Hard…

…it hurts. Yep! It’s time to post the winners!          YOU!             Yes, you!       a Rafflecopter giveaway   Raeline won the necklace and Melody won the $10 Amazon gift card. I know what you’re thinking…you’re thinking, “Wendy, I’m mesmerized by that gladiator’s golden nipples.” I know. I couldn’t look […]

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Rock My Bones

  So, my story in the Accidental Valentine anthology is getting great reviews. Wanna know more? How about the first line? There were times when you just had to say “this is not acceptable, no matter how good you look in your jeans.” How about a few of my favorite lines? “You want to get dirty with me in the […]

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Accidentally in Love

  So, once upon a time, I wrote this short story about a paleontologist and a painter. It was a bit too…racy for me to ever put on this blog, but I loved it with all the love of a mother for a wild child who tells inappropriate jokes. Rock My Bones is in this anthology:   Accidental Valentine – […]

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Lucky in Love Contest

  Less than a week until the Valentine’s Day anthology I’m in is out!     Goodreads Link   Also, you might remember my cursed contribution to the holiday from last year:     Goodreads Link   And what do we do when books come out? That’s right! We give stuff away! Wooooooooooo! This time I’m giving away this necklace […]

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A Bad Case of Book Burnout

  Oh c’mon. We’ve all gone through it. And, believe me, it blows. When reading fails you, it’s a dark day indeed. There are a few types of book burnout and thus different methods of solving them. Here are the primary types of book burnout: 1. Singular Book Burnout Diagnosis: You’re halfway through the book you’re reading…and you’re still halfway…and…wow…are […]

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Out of Line – Free Story

  Been a while since I posted a free story. Here’s a contemporary romance short for you.           Out of Line   All they ever did was fight. The world seemed to enjoy that. They ate it up week after week. As Lawrence stared down at the script with another scene of him and Chelsie arguing […]

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Reader Confessions- Autobuy Authors

  Every so often, I run across an author that I can buy without worrying about whether I’ll like the book or not. The one-click-buy is nearly reflexive. Sure, there are a few slips from grace that you excuse by saying “it’s like it was written by someone else” and then you go on snatching up their books like hotcakes. […]

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Most Memorable Books of 2014

Many of you know that I have an atrocious memory. It’s partly due to my OCD meds and partly due to my chronic insomnia. It’s also the reason I keep a separate doc file of books I’ve read so that I’m not rereading lame books all the time. This year I read enough books (467–see the list) that they all […]

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Titles I read in 2014

  When I say I’m an avid reader, I’m not kidding. Luckily, I also read fast…and never sleep. I tend to have comfort genres and while, most years, I try for more variety–this year I let myself get away with just reading what I felt like reading. I’m posting the list, but only showing the ratings on books over four […]

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