Interracial Couples in Books and TV

As a product of an interracial couple, and whose family and country is a giant melting pot, seeing same race couples in the media and in movies  surprised me growing up. Interracial couples have been around for hundreds of years so why wasn't the media and entertainment world not showing a true depiction of couples in [...]

By | August 30th, 2016|Categories: Persuading Lola|Tags: , , |2 Comments

To Prequel or Not To Prequel

When I wrote my first book, For the Love of Jazz, I never imaged readers would fall in love with the ghosts, but they did and it inspired me to write a prequel to tell Lola and William's story. I started the original story over 10 years ago as a time travel novel with the heroine from the [...]

By | May 23rd, 2016|Categories: Persuading Lola|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Book Spotlight – Abandon All Hope

Welcome everyone! Today I've got a special treat for romance lovers who have a weak spot for rock stars. A book spotlight for ABANDON ALL HOPE by MJ Schiller. Little Ol’ Autobiographical Me Good morning, Elke, and thank you for having me on your blog. I’m here to talk to you today about that sage [...]

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 [...]

In the Hammock – Courtney Giardina

Happy Friday everyone! Today I have the lovely, Courtney Giardina, who I met in a wonderful group called the Chick Lit Goddesses. Welcome, Courtney! Before we get started what can my cabana boy get you to drink? Why thank you so much Elke for letting me hang out in the summer breeze with you. A frozen [...]

Deadly Bloodlines is going global – Book Blitz!

My latest book, Deadly Bloodlines, was released late last month (YIPEE), so I decided to take it on tour. Years after leaving Cayman because of her notorious serial killer mother, Angel Mason returns as an inspector on the police force. On the twentieth anniversary of her mother’s capture, someone is murdered in the same manner as her [...]