Entries by Darlene Franklin

Writing News — August 20

God dropped another door in my path this week. One of our Sunday preachers at the nursing home brought a visitor: his sister, all the way from Harare, Zimbabwe. It turns out Tapiwa Gwenlisa “Gwen” Marange is a lot more than my friend’s sister and my sister in Christ. She’s also an international mover and […]

Writing News – August 13

God just keeps rolling in the surprises! Here’s the new developments for this week. RELEASED THIS WEEK: New collection from Forget Me Not Romances: Seven former cozy mysteries published by Barbour Publishing have been collected here. They are each the first of a three-book series. It includes the first book in my Dressed for Death […]

August Book Giveaways

Book drawings–books by Darlene Franklin With the release of my fiftieth book (Mermaid’s Song) last month, I had occasion to celebrate—and to consider the future. Do I expect to continue writing? You bet. So far, my career has fallen into two twelve-year periods, twelve years pre-book contract, then twelve years from that first book publication to […]

Writing News – August 6

  Happy Sunday, everyone!   WRITING NEWS: I’m half-way through the rough draft of Her Royal Mountain Highness, part of the Take Me Home: Romances Inspired by John Denver collection. The collection is to be released October 2017. I’m having a lot of fun with it! I’ve written eight of the fifty-nine devotionals to appear […]

Writing Tips – Davalynn Spencer

Today I’m happy to introduce Davalynn to you… ———————————————————————————————————————————————————— Davalynn Spencer writes heart-tugging, cowboy romance set along the Front Range of Colorado’s Rocky Mountains. She is the wife and mother of professional rodeo bullfighters and an award-winning rodeo journalist and former crime-beat reporter who caters to Blue the Cowdog and mouse detectors Annie and Oakley. […]

Writing News – July 30

News this week! I sent Christmas Child to the editor! It should be published in early September. I started my John Denver story, His Rocky Mountain Highness. A deposed prince comes to Colorado on a trip, and discovers the “home he’d never been before.” (and falls in love, of course.) It will be part of […]

Writing Tips: Heidi Chiavaroli

———————————————————————————————————————————————————— Today I’m happy to introduce Heidi to you… Heidi Chiavaroli is a writer, runner, and grace-clinger who could spend hours exploring Boston’s Freedom Trail. She writes Women’s Fiction and won the 2014 ACFW Genesis contest in the historical category. She makes her home in Massachusetts with her husband, two sons, and Howie, her standard […]

Writing News – July 23

I’ve had so much writing news lately, I’ve been afraid I’ve been overshadowing my wonderful guests! So, I’m shifting all that news to a day of its own, once a week on Sundays. Where am I at in my writing, mid-July 2017? My 50-book Jubilee, held on July 10th was a huge success. Almost 500 […]

Writing News and Tips: Susan G. Mathis

I have lots of news to share with you today!   Almost 500 people stopped by my jubilee on July 10th!  I am excited about what lies ahead. Individual stand-alone title #50, Mermaid’s Song, is included in book (stand alone or collection) #100 from Forget Me Not Romances: Love Everlasting (fairytales retold as historical romance.)  https://www.amazon.com/dp/B073X28MBF/   […]

Writing News and Tips: Kimberly Rose Johnson

I want to remind everyone that today is my 50 Book Jubilee over on Facebook. You can join the fun at https://www.facebook.com/events/1700850980218471 ———————————————————————————————————————————————————— Today I’m also happy to welcome Kimberly. Kimberly Rose Johnson married her college sweetheart and lives in the Pacific Northwest. From a young child Kimberly has been an avid reader. That love […]