Articles, Interviews & Guest Blogs


Self-promotion is an important part of an author’s job.  Thanks to my PR and marketing background, I enjoy presenting PR workshops and writing PR articles like these.

What Do Readers Want?

Best Bang For Your PR Bucks

Hiring a PR Partner

What’s Your PR Personality?

PR Isn’t a 4-Letter Word

The PR Buddy System

Promoting Yourself Before “The Call”


Interviews are one way to cross-promote with another author or group of authors. Here are some examples of my interviews.

Mutts or Meow Interview

Gabrielle Holly’s blog

Chris Redding Interview

Sweet ‘n Sexy Divas Blog

Dublin Life magazine

The Daily Dose

A Buckeye Girl Reads

The Motivated Writer

Cerridwen Press Newsletter

The Call

Book by Tabitha Gibson

Writers Help

Liz Jasper Interview

Inside the Writer’s Mind

Maddie James Interview

Cat Johnson Interview

Long & Short Reviews

Winnie Griggs Interview


One of the most enjoyable and free author promotion venues is guest blogging.  Whether it’s a one-author or multi-author blog, each has its own style and readership.  Here are a few of my forays into author cross-promotion.

Gabriella Hewitt blog 2

COS Reader Entertainment News

Romance Lives Forever

Long & Short Reviews blogs

Delilah Devlin’s blog

Tartan Ink blog

Savvy Authors Blog

Gabriella Hewitt blog

LSB Silver Expressions blog

Kate Hill’s blog

Sia McKye’s Thoughts Over Coffee blogs

Lessard Public Relations blog

Madelle Morgan’s blog

Ashley Ladd’s HEA blog

Once Written, Twice Shy Blog

Savannah Chase blog

Much Cheaper Than Therapy blog 2

My Book Addiction & More blog 2

Something Wicked blog

Romance in the Backseat blog movie review

Tina Gallagher blog

Private Passions blog

Petit Fours & Hot Tamales blog

My Book Addiction & More blog

Armchair Heroines blog

Maria Zannini’s blog

Naughty & Spice blog

Shelley Munro’s blog

Melissa Alvarez’s blog

Shirley Jump’s Eating My Words blog

Love is an Exploding Cigar blog

Pink Ladies blog

Author Apprentices – Dear Tracy column

Much Cheaper Than Therapy blog

Just Jenyfer blog

Ashley Ladd’s Writing blog


One of my favorite freelance jobs was writing book reviews and pro-romance articles – many of them author profiles – for my local weekly newspaper. The following is a sampling of the articles, written under my maiden name and reprinted with permission from ThisWeek Newspaper.

Leanne Banks,
Harlequin HQN and Silhouette author

Becky Barker,
Cerridwen Press and Silhouette author

Elizabeth Bevarly,
Harlequin HQN and Blaze author

Dianne Castell,
Kensington and Silhouette author

Jennifer Crusie,
St. Martin’s author

Lori Foster,
Berkley and Kensington author

Laurie Grant,
Harlequin Historicals and Leisure author

Karen Harper,
Dell and Mira author

Sherrilyn Kenyon (aka Kinley MacGregor)
Avon, Pocket and
St. Martin’s author

Catherine Mann,
Harlequin HQN and Silhouette author

Erin McCarthy,
Berkley and Kensington author

Susan Elizabeth Phillips,
William Morrow author

Nora Roberts (aka J.D. Robb),
Penguin Putnam and Silhouetteauthor

Patricia Sargeant,
Kensington author

Kay Stockham,
Silhouette author

Justine Wittich,
Avalon and Five Star author


Bet Me by Jennifer Crusie

Memory in Death by J.D. Robb


Confessions of a Romance Addict

Ohio Authors Among National Award Finalists

Romance 101: Novels Offer Tips To The Romantically Challenged

The View From the Other Side

RT BOOKreviews – Mini-Crimefighters