Visiting with Elaine Stock from Everyone’s Story

Patricia Bradley Meet the Author, Readers

I met Elaine Stock several years ago when I visited her blog to read about a writer I wanted to know more about. Since then we’ve talked back and forth on email and on her blog. Everyone’s Story is her blog and it shines a light on other authors, which is awesome to me. In this world, so many people …

How Much Do You Know about Columbus and a Canadian Thanksgiving?

Patricia Bradley Life, Readers, Romance

And the winner of Laura Hilton’s book, The Birdhouse is…Jackie! And my apologies to Laura and anyone else who had trouble leaving comments. I do hope that issue is resolved! Now on the today’s blog post… As I write this post, it’s Columbus Day and Canadian Thanksgiving which is yesterday by the time you read it. So I thought I’d do …

Dear Fund Beneficiary…

Patricia Bradley Life, Readers

Friday afternoon Just wanted to let everyone know when you read this I’ll be somewhere in the South Pacific next week. That’s in case I don’t answer the comments right away ’cause I’m too busy diving, or just sunning on the beach, or relaxing in the hammock. See the letter I received Friday for the reason why. Dear Fund Beneficiary …

Ever Thought You’d Like to be a Writer?

Patricia Bradley Inspirational Fiction, Readers, Writing

Until I was thirty-five, I never gave much thought to writing. Oh, I’d read a book and think, I could write a book like that. But that’s as far as it ever went. Until.. …the year I turned thirty-five. That was when I started having trouble sleeping. Nights get very long when you toss and turn and stare at the ceiling. You check …

What Should a Writer’s Workspace Look Like?

Patricia Bradley Readers, Romantic Suspense, Writing

To be entered in this week’s drawing, leave a comment…     I have a friend who interviews writers about their workspace. http://lisajordanbooks.com/blog/ And their offices look so neat and tidy. Sometimes I always wonder how they can work in such order. And I wonder if that’s the way their offices always look, or do they hide all their “stuff” before …

Heartwarming Valentine’s Day Giveaway

Patricia Bradley Readers, Uncategorized

It’s a HUGE Heartwarming Valentine’s Day Giveaway Twelve authors at Harlequin Heartwarming got together and decided to celebrate Valentine’s Day! And we are giving away 12 book and a grand prize of a dozen roses. Click here to see the books and register. First, we have some new titles and some old. This prize contains: Back to McGuffey’s by Liz Flaherty …

What Makes You Laugh Out Loud?

Patricia Bradley Life, Readers, Uncategorized

A while ago, I was asked in an author interview what made me smile and what made me laugh out loud. What made me smile was instant–a baby’s laughter, a kitten, a beautiful sunset…the list could go on. But as I thought, I couldn’t remember anything that made me laugh out loud. I don’t like what passes for comedy on …