Free Sample Chapter: The Irish Duchess by Patricia Rice

The Irish Duchess Patricia Rice Sample Chapter: Three Halting on the castle’s stone staircase the next morning, Fiona gritted her teeth and studied her nemesis. The duke loomed in her path, blocking her way to the medieval front doors. Tinted … Continue reading

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Rewriting Treadmills: Traditional Publishing versus E-Publishing

Everybody knows at least one writer who edits the same story for years.  The material is never good enough, the author is afraid to send it to editors, the author desperately wants to become the next JK Rowling or Stephen … Continue reading

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Oahu, Hawaii for Beach Nuts

Swimming is the miracle exercise. Your body is buoyed by the water, putting little stress on your muscles and joints. You can go at your own pace, pausing when you want and speeding up when you feel particularly energetic. You … Continue reading

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Best Bond Gadgets

One of the most interesting things I’ve been asked to do as an author is create a “bracketologist” graph of James Bond gadgets and whittle my choices down to the Best Bond Gadget of All Time. My graph was a … Continue reading

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Kickstarting the Home Stretch

I had thought I might blog the Kickstarter experience more regularly, but you know what happens to good intentions. Today however I got inspired. My own project is five days from completion, and is a go–we’re racking up bonuses now … Continue reading

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