ASK MIMI #4: How Do You Find an Editor?

Hello to all the authors out there! This week’s question comes from a gal who’s working on her next book. As many have or will discover, getting the book written is just the beginning of the journey. The next step, editing, is extremely important, which is why I picked this question. Dear Mimi,How do you […]

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ASK MIMI #3: Family Squabbles? To Apologize or Not to Apologize

As most of us prepare for Christmas, we’re thinking about gifts, travel, hosting family, and baking cookies. This year, of course, there is the added fun of COVID and lockdowns in some places. (Ick, ick, ick!) However, most people will be seeing family, even if in smaller groups. And family gatherings often bring with them […]

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ASK MIMI #2: Publishing Contract Watch Outs

Hello again! I hope everyone had a wonderful Turkey Day. I know we did, despite the current challenges. Now it’s time to start thinking about Christmas and New Year’s! OMG. How did it come so fast? Anyway, thanks to all the folks out there who sent in their questions! Keep ’em coming! Even if I […]

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ASK MIMI #1: The Zombie Apocalypse & Balancing Writing with Marriage

Well, hello! I’d like to WELCOME everyone to my first ASK MIMI column! I’ve already received some VERY interesting questions from you all. You’re going to LURRRV the two I picked for today. For those wondering why the hell I’ve decided to write a column, I think it’s a fair question. I mean, what qualifies […]

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BADASS IMMORTAL WARRIOR SEEKING MRS. RIGHT: Inquire Within

The Immortal Matchmakers, Inc. Series is back! And this time, the gods’ fiercest warrior is hoping to find single women to date his men. Why? Great question. First, there’s a plague, but it only affects single immortals. Everyone with a mate is immune. Second, his men are some pretty tough dudes, so finding women who’ll […]

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THE LIFE OF A ROMANCE EDITOR

Hi All! Mimi here. I’m not sure about you, but I’ve been busy, busy, busy getting my next OHellNo book ready, WINE HARD, BABY! (Coming this month!) Anyway, instead of hearing from me, I thought it would be fun for my readers to hear from one of the awesome people who work behind the scenes […]

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If You Could Have One Wish, What Would it Be?

It’s an interesting question, right? I mean, it sounds easy at first, but when you really, truly start to think about it, the decision isn’t so straight forward. Do you wish for something completely selfless, like the cure to cancer? Do you wish for loads of money? Do you wish to undo the past or […]

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FIVE REASONS WHY VAMPIRES MAKE TERRIBLE ASSISTANT LIBRARIANS

1. THEY HATE SHARING. It’s true! Little known fact but vampires really hate people touching their stuff. In the case of Michael Vanderhorst, the assistant librarian in my Librarian’s Vampire Assistant series, he’s especially touchy when it comes to books. He accredits this to his territorial nature, but whatever the case, it makes him a […]

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IS THAT A HUGE PEN IN YOUR POCKET OR ARE YOU JUST HAPPY TO SEE THIS BOOK?

Well, I know I’m happy!  Because MY PEN IS HUGE is finally here! It’s book #5 of the OHellNo Series, but don’t worry. They’re all standalones! Read one. Read them all. I just hope you enjoy the enemies-to-lovers stories with a sprinkle of wrong. (So many wrong, wrong moments! LOL.) Yanno, it’s kind of funny. […]

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WRITING FICTION. IT’S NOT ROCKET SURGERY.

Nope! LOL. Being a fiction writer certainly isn’t rocket surgery. It’s actually tougher than that. As my kids will tell you, rocket surgery is a level up from rocket science. “It’s super hard, Mom! I mean, like, how many rocket surgeons do you know?” Ha! So true. They got me there. But as corny as […]

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