Just One More Time

Orlando expected his secretary since there were several documents he left the office without signing. It wasn’t Gertrude Payne’s gruff and efficient voice on the other end of the line, however. Instead, he was confronted with the light, sweet warmth of Katrina Bolton’s voice. It was the type of voice that made him think of fields of wildflowers and gentle streams. Orlando’s breath caught in his throat. The only person in the world he’d have been more shocked to find on the other end of his cell phone was his biological father.

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Failure: In Three Steps

"I spend a lot of time wondering what separates the people who achieve their dreams from the masses and masses of us who do not.  Yes, there are some people who have the leg up in one form or the other. They may have more money, more time, more support or more connections. Yet, I believe that although there is no one recipe for success there is a recipe for failure."

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...on Inspiration and Fight.

I learned my love for romance (even though I denied it pretty heavily for years) snuggled with Nora Roberts’s novels. To date she has written over 209 books.What. The. Actual. Heck. I understand that this is a lifetime of work – Nora, who started writing in 1979, is now 65 years old. However, I can’t fathom having enough inspiration to write so many novels. Hell, I find it hard to look beyond the eight I’ve currently plotted. So, the question is: where does inspiration come from? Is it just the luck of the draw? Is it Maybelline – or are you born with it?

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