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Joined 05-10-03, id: 354247, Profile Updated: 09-21-10
Author has written 11 stories for Romance.

When did you first realize you wanted to be a writer?

Hmmm…always. I enjoy stories and reading and I like making up my own world. I guess it really hit me in college, when I spent more time on my stories than on my work. Needless to say, the homework suffered, but the stories were a huge hit.

How long does it take you to write a book?

Depends on the book. Some, the short ones anyway, take about two or three months. The novels…take forever. I’m still working on one and this has been about two years in the making. It also depends on whether it’s already written in my head or if I have to force it out.

What is your work schedule like when you're writing?

Schedule…what is that? All kidding aside, I don’t have one. I write when the urge hits and then go with it until I just don’t have anything left to put down. It could be days or even weeks before I come back to the story.

What would you say is your interesting writing quirk?

Hmmm…I must have a play list for every type of mood that I want to create. If I don’t, then I will spend the 15 or 20 min to build one before I can proceed with the scene.

Where do you get your information or ideas for your books?

A lot of research and dedication. I get the ideas sometimes from dreams that I have or from stories that I’ve heard and think…I could do that, only this way.

What do you like to do when you're not writing?

Crafting. Anything that has to do with making something out of nothing or barely anything. I like to scrapbook and make cards, stitch, and crochet, make bath products.

What does your family think of your writing?

My husband both hates and loves it. Hates it because I make him read the stories as I write them, no matter the order of the scenes. Then he gets lost and upset that he has no idea what’s going. Loves it because I think he likes my stories.

How many books have you written? Which is your favorite?

Uhhh…I think 20 or so. Some good, so bad I deleted them. My fav? Hmmm…I’d have to stay Changes. I took a different writing style in that book and I felt that it was more me and less wishy washy.

Do you hear from your readers much? What kinds of things do they say?

I do. For the most part they are honest and take the time to really tell me how they feel about my characters and what they like. I enjoy the reviews and the crits they leave on each chapter. It helps me become a better writer and evolve.

Do you like to create books for adults?

I do. It keeps the mind sharp.

As a child, what did you want to do when you grew up?

Rich and famous.

About me: I crave criticism, but not outright disrespect. If you don't like the story, give me a valid reason why, but not the tired "I don't know, I just don't". Thank you and enjoy. I also write both het stories and gay/lesbian stories. I try not to fall into sterotypes when i do this, wanting to bring something fresh to the table. If you don't like these stories...don't read them. Simple as that. I always post warnings, so you will be surprised.

Thoughts: Though I hope to one day be published, and I would love to see my books in print, it’s starting to become clear that it may not be my path in life, at least not right now. With my business taking up much of my time, I’m starting to see that I can’t run ragged the way I used to when I was younger. Something’s got to give. Not the writing completely, perhaps just the trying to get published. I can always try later, but right now, it may not be right for me. I’ll still post stories here, even the one’s I held back for publishing. I love writing and I love my reviewers here. So no fears on that. Just…I’m at a fork in the road and I gotta sit down and think about this before I head off in the wrong direction.

What It Takes by AnimalDreams reviews
*Complete* Thrown together by a project assigned in Modern English, Chris and Kyla find some force pulling them together. However, an impediment to their happiness lies within how they react when others show animosity towards their relationship.
Fiction: Romance - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 19 - Words: 66,154 - Reviews: 145 - Favs: 68 - Follows: 10 - Updated: 10/16/2003 - Published: 5/4/2003
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Perfect Planning reviews
Devlyn’s been on her own, taking care of things for a long time. With a secret to protect and a lover from her past back in the picture, things don’t go as planned. Will she be strong enough to handle it or will everything fall apart again?
Fiction: Romance - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 10 - Words: 31,440 - Reviews: 45 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 23 - Updated: 2/8/2012 - Published: 8/21/2010
Lost Dreams reviews
Jonathan's working on getting the life he's always wanted back. It's a tough road, but he knows that if he keeps pushing, he'll get there. But what if fate has other plans? *Final book of Love Story*
Fiction: Romance - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 21 - Words: 57,557 - Reviews: 54 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 5 - Updated: 1/20/2011 - Published: 9/3/2010 - Complete
Redemption reviews
Jonathan’s world has come crashing down around him. The life he had is gone and the one person he thought he could trust has betrayed him in the most devastating way. *Book 4 of Love Story*
Fiction: Romance - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 16 - Words: 54,364 - Reviews: 40 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 4 - Updated: 8/25/2010 - Published: 6/29/2010 - Complete
Breakdown of a Dream reviews
Jonathan’s happier than he’s been in a long time. He’s with the one he loves, rising a family he adores. One bad decision by the one person he trusts above all others will bring it all down around his head. *Book three of Love Story.*
Fiction: Romance - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 12 - Words: 35,682 - Reviews: 22 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 6/25/2010 - Published: 4/29/2010 - Complete
Second Chances reviews
Jonathan was ready to live his new life, even if it wasn't what he wanted. The past though, has a funny way of pulling you back. *Second part to Love Story*
Fiction: Romance - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 16 - Words: 47,891 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 1 - Updated: 4/24/2010 - Published: 10/30/2009 - Complete
Love Story reviews
Jonathan is starting over, ready to live life his way. It's not what he's used to, but it's better than anything he's ever known. Is he ready for the repercussions?
Fiction: Romance - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 10 - Words: 30,365 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 8/28/2009 - Published: 4/27/2009 - Complete
Changes reviews
Patrick is sure that he doesn't need anyone, refusing to be burned as he was before. When he meets Audra, everything changes and he'll never be the same.
Fiction: Romance - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 11 - Words: 30,931 - Reviews: 35 - Favs: 57 - Follows: 16 - Updated: 11/18/2008 - Published: 9/1/2008 - Complete
Letting Go reviews
Candace is beautiful, voluptous, African American woman, ready for love. Stephen is a divorced father of one, weary of loving again. Can these two come together and give each other what they need?
Fiction: Romance - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 20 - Words: 80,867 - Reviews: 110 - Favs: 178 - Follows: 33 - Updated: 2/28/2007 - Published: 12/19/2006 - Complete
The Past reviews
Going back to a high school reunion-How will it go? Here's a possiblity
Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,553 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 1 - Published: 10/3/2005 - Complete
It just keeps getting better reviews
Continuation of That's the way love goes- Desiree's life just gets more complicated when someone from the past comes back.
Fiction: Romance - Rated: M - English - Romance/Suspense - Chapters: 25 - Words: 92,446 - Reviews: 27 - Favs: 26 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 6/22/2004 - Published: 11/24/2003 - Complete
That's the way love goes reviews
Desiree falls for the forbidden. Her friends have their own problems. Will it end right? Reveiw Please! Pretty Please?
Fiction: Romance - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 22 - Words: 78,403 - Reviews: 29 - Favs: 48 - Follows: 5 - Updated: 11/16/2003 - Published: 5/10/2003 - Complete
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