Red Lips On A Coffee Cup

Hey everyone, I have my hands full these days with all kinds of other things and have not been writing at all.  Sad, but true.  Well, that’s about to change! I’m going to be lighting up the keyboard again, both on my blogs and on the books themselves, so I’ll be getting closer to completing…

Race Against Time Update

Friends,  There are changes coming up in 2019-2020 for my CounterClockwise series. Look for an Race Against Time (Volume #3).  This will be very exciting and there will be some additional, rather big, changes in the tone of this series because of them. One of those changes in tone will be a grittier feel to…

Giving Him Hell 19th Century Style

Ouch.  Guys, unless you’ve been blessed to have found the perfect woman the first time you fell, or, have always had serious intentions toward women in general,  you’ll understand why I needed to write this article – and why a woman flipping a man off has to be part of every romance novel on the…

Meanwhile Back In Texas….

Great to be back! Before I write this blog post, I want to thank everyone for the outpouring of support for my work.  It’s fantastic to be in writing mode again and I’m looking forward to a year filled with lots of forward-creative movement!  Love out to all! Connie’s Conundrum.  Well, ladies and gentlemen, one…

The Elegance Of High Heels

Women have been wild about high heels for a long, long time! They were originally created around the year 1600 in order to keep a rider’s foot from slipping forward in the stirrup. The “rider’s heel” was then born and to this day is 1.5 inches high for just that reason. Since then men and…

She Wants To Be The Woman In The Picture

A short history lesson about photography.   Commercial photography got its start in 1839, so during my CounterClockwise series that art was still in its infancy and very technology-forward. Smart ladies and gentlemen of fashion began displaying photographs on fireplaces mantles, parlor room tables and hung them on walls to show off their savvy sense…