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Selection of writing craft books

Writing Wednesdays: Crafty inspiration!

I put together a workshop recently, and in doing so, I pulled (and culled) some of my craft books.  Today, I thought I’d share with you some of my favorites for crafty inspiration! All are great for different reasons, but if you’re new to writing, I suggest reading Goal, Motivation, Conflict (though it’s also great if… Read more »

Winter Nights


I’m so excited that Wicked Grind is part of the FREE Winter Nights anthology — available only for a limited time!  Check it out and grab your copy while you can! HEAT UP YOUR NIGHTS! 10 steamy books from bestselling authors fill this limited-time winter boxed set! If you love alpha heroes and sexy romance, this… Read more »

JK Recommends… Nov. 9! Your weekly weekend reads recommendations!

Welcome to JK Recommends … the weekly weekend reads recommendations for all the book lovers and avid readers out there!! I hope you enjoy this week’s recommended reads, books I’ve either read or from authors I love! I’m super-psyched that Larissa Ione and Suzanne M. Johnson have a cookbook with bonus content out!!! Suzanne is… Read more »

JK Recommends… Nov. 2nd

Welcome to JK Recommends… the weekly recommendations for all your weekend reading needs for all the book lovers and avid readers out there!! Wow. This is one of those weeks where you wish there was NOTHING else to do but read. Doesn’t that sound like a little slice of heaven? Which book would you start… Read more »

"RESEARCH" written in Scrabble tiles

Writers’ Corner: Do your research

It’s Halloween, so today’s blog is a short and sweet one. Originally, I had a much longer plan to write about characters, but then I stumbled across something that got my back up in a book I’m reading … and it sparked the need for a Don’t Do This post. What did I see? Well,… Read more »

JK recommends… Oct. 26th

I’m starting something new on the website. Every Friday I’ll be posting Weekend Read recommendations. These are books that I’ve either read or that have been recommended to me by a trusted source, or books from my auto buy authors! I’ll link through in the newsletter to remind you, but you’ll want to be sure… Read more »

Story Telling Graphic

Scenes, Sequels, Causes, and Effects

Therefore…she found the treasure! But … she forgot to draw the map!  I’ve been on a craft kick lately, as in I’ve been attending a lot of workshops, watching a lot of videos, reading books on craft, etc. Partly because I’m actually writing some short books on various aspects of craft (yeah, you’ll hear more… Read more »

Snippet of book on graphic

Another peek at Lost With Me and Damien Stark!

Just a few more days until more Damien Stark in Lost With Me! Here’s another peek for you! “Hurry,” I beg, because this isn’t about making love. This is about sex. Connection. About need and fear and loss and escape. Escape. God, yes. Right now, that’s what I need from Damien, and I whimper in… Read more »

Lost With Me Promo Post

Damien Stark coming Tuesday! Here’s a peek!

We’re getting close to more Damien Stark, and I’m so excited! You can pre-order LOST WITH Me here: Amazon http://jklinks.co/lost_amz_aff iBooks http://jklinks.co/lost_ibooks Kobo http://jklinks.co/lost_kobo B&N http://jklinks.co/lost_nook GPlay http://jklinks.co/lost_gp And be sure to follow me on Goodreads and Bookbub —and subscribe to my newsletter! — so that you never miss a thing!   “I’ll see you at home,” he says, taking… Read more »

One Week To More Damien!

“What are you doing now?” he asks.  “Other than talking to my husband? I wrapped up a phone meeting with Abby right before you called. At the moment, I’m just enjoying my view.” “What a coincidence,” he says. “So am I.” I picture him standing in front of the floor to ceiling windows that make… Read more »