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When Your Life Shifts

When you believe everything in your life is settling down, changes and shifts will happen. There's no escaping it, whether it's in your business or personal life. Last year was a pivotal year for me, and this year is determined to keep up. Earlier this year, my publisher, who was purchased by Simon and Schuster, [...]

By |2018-05-21T12:36:01+00:00May 21st, 2018|Categories: My Life|Tags: , , |0 Comments

New Beginnings and Saying Goodbye to the Past

New beginnings happen when life doesn't work out the way you hoped or planned. Those new beginnings can be opportunities, or they can be struggles. I've been quiet for the past few months due to some big changes in my personal life. I wasn't ready to share before, but I am now. LIFE UPDATE Single [...]

By |2018-05-18T09:14:24+00:00December 9th, 2017|Categories: My Life|Tags: , , , |2 Comments

Summer Is Over

Summer is over. This might be a sad time for teachers, but for parents-especially those working from home-there are no sweeter words. My daughter started kindergarten this week, bringing in a new era. My baby is officially a student. I admit it. I cried a little. My son is clearly NOT thrilled that summer is [...]

By |2018-02-13T11:17:41+00:00August 25th, 2017|Categories: Writing Life, My Life|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

A Buffet of Romance

It's July 1st! Many people are gearing up for Summer, whether it's planning their vacation, or starting it. It's a special time for readers and writers who are planning their Summer reading list. For me, today is the first time my book, For the Love of Jazz, is being promoted as a KDD (Kindle Daily Deal) for [...]

Successful Author Traits – Here’s 5

When people find out I wrote a book I usually get two responses: 1. Cool! I've always wanted to write a book. I have this great story idea. 2. Where did you find the time with two kids and a full-time career? If the response is the first one, I invite them to join my [...]

And the winners are…

What an amazing book tour! My head is still reeling from the wonderful reviews and that I didn't have to beg friends and family to leave a comment or keep me company. :-) Not to mention the very professional Goddess Fish Promotions and their reviewers. I couldn't have asked for a better book tour. Absolutely delightful! [...]

On the Couch – Traci Douglass

Hi everyone, Today, I'm thrilled to have another Crimsonista (fellow Crimson Romance author) on my couch telling you all about herself. Her name is Traci Douglass, but before I start grilling her with questions, here's a little about her. Traci is a Midwest native. She is the author of Paranormal Romance/Urban Fantasy & Contemporary Romance. [...]

On the couch – Lynn Crandall

It's been a long time since I had anyone on my couch, so I'm thrilled today to have my very first Crimsonista (author with Crimson Romance) Lynn Crandall, telling me all about herself. But, before I get ahead of myself let's get on with the interview. Welcome, Lynn. Thank you for having me today, Elke. Your blog is lovely. [...]

In the Hammock – Serena Clarke

Happy Saturday everyone! Today is an exciting day. I'm hosting my first guest in my hammock. The couch was nice, but I thought my guests would enjoy a view of the ocean where I live. Don't worry, there's still drinks. Please join me in welcoming fellow Crimsonista (author with Crimson Romance), Serena Clarke. Thanks so [...]

In the Hammock – M.J. Schiller

Happy Wednesday! Today I'm excited to have fellow Crimson Romance author, M.J. Schiller in my hammock. From the moment we met online, she's had me in stitches and like you, I'm excited to learn more about her. But, before we get started, what can my cabana boy get you to drink MJ? Bahama Mama! I'll [...]