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Becky Lower · 3d ago

Caroline Warfield returns with The Reluctant Wife

My good friend, Caroline Warfield, returns to the blog today, to discuss her newest novel, which will be released on April 26. Caroline is one of the finest historical authors I know. In add...
Becky Lower · 1W ago

Contest Season

Every year, I look forward to getting my books for the RITA contest. This year, I got seven, which I had to read and judge in the space of six weeks. I added on a few more contests this year...
Becky Lower · 2W ago

Love In Wartime

On April 17, a new historic bundle, Love In Wartime, will be released by Crimson Romance. It seems war has always been a part of life, from the earliest recorded time until present day. And,...
Becky Lower · 3W ago

Nora Roberts Land

Back in 2014,  I interviewed Ava Miles, who wrote a brilliant book called Nora Roberts Land. http://beckylowerauthor.blogspot.com/2014/03/the-other-side-of-coin.html The story focused on a m...
Becky Lower · 1M ago

Sometimes It's The Little Things

I've been having car trouble lately. When a 'check engine' light comes on, I pay attention. My local mechanic had the car for a week. He replaced a big-ticket part, replaced some hoses that ...
Becky Lower · 1M ago

Going Backwards

Sometimes I feel like I'm taking two steps backwards for every forward step. This week I took a major, Grand Canyon step backwards. As often happens when I try to do computerly things fast, ...
Becky Lower · 1M ago

GMCD

I recently participated in a two-week workshop with the infamous Lori Wilde, where she went through my entire first draft. At the end of about every scene, her comment was "What's the GMCD o...
Becky Lower · 1M ago

Reassessing--It's Not Just For Editing

You know how it is. You are rolling merrily along on your story. Words are coming to you faster than you can write them down, your story arc is so compelling, and you are completely in love ...
Becky Lower · 2M ago

Holding Pattern

Lately, I've been feeling like I'm an airplane over O'Hare Airport, stuck in a holding pattern and hoping I can land before I run out of fuel. I've accepted a contract on the house, but unti...
Becky Lower · 2M ago

How Selling A House Is Like Revising A Manuscript

Most everyone who reads this blog is aware I've been trying to sell my house for some time now. Lately, it's been off the market, but the idea remained in the far recesses of my mind. Kind o...