Teacher’s Pet Event!

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Welcome!  I'm Noony, and my favorite Teacher's Pet is Steve, the romantic lead in TIGER TIGER.1. In high school my crush was…? The captain of the debate team.2. The craziest thing I did in high school was join ROTC (Reserve Officers' Training Corps).3. Growing up I wanted to be…? A soldier.4. On Friday nights you’d have found me… At the beach, by a bonfire with my f...
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A to Z Challenge, Day 26: Z Is For Zen Garden Collective

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Woot!  We have made it through the challenge.  This picture is actually two summers ago, but the sentiment still stands.  Hammock, knitting, a relaxing cup of tea - YOU'VE EARNED IT!But before you go, here's a parting thought:  Rachel and I have been hard at work, behind the scenes, with several of our cohort at the Writer Zen Garden.  We'll be launchin...
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A to Z Challenge, Day 25: Y Is For Yes

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Yes is a lovely word, especially when it's from a publisher with whom you want to work.  Rachel and I have been fortunate enough to work with three awesome houses so far in our career and we're tickled pink, purple and blue to be among their authors.What affiliations in your life make you grateful?
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A to Z Challenge, Day 13: M Is For Mitch

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Our next book in the Chicagoland Shifters will shift focus from Doc to Mitchell Brayden, one of the tigers in Neal's unit.  A smartass tough guy, Mitch doesn't seem like the kind to settle down.  But when he meets Lupe Salazar, his wandering days might be over for good.He got out a clean-ish t-shirt and some shorts and ruffled his hair. A brief detour in the bathroom...
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The Tigers Are Coming!

Only one week remains before TIGER TIGER is released to the world.  You can pre-purchase your copy now directly from the Samhain website!In the process of writing it, we learned a lot about writing, editing, and life in general.  Here are our five favorite things we learned:1. Writing a novel is like anything else that requires a lot of sustained effort over time (wei...
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The Tauruses Go A-Visiting!

Fans of M/M know the name of Sean Michael is synonymous with quality stories, tempting characters, and awesome writing.  We're tickled pink and purple to be invited over to Sean Michael's LiveJournal for her author spotlight!  Help show Sean some Taurus love and stop by to check it out.  While you're there, you can check out her newest release.Author Spotlight Tu...
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Tiger Tiger and NaNoWriMo

Photo from The Ultimate Guide to the Largest Cats on EarthTIGER TIGER is coming from Samhain Publishing in July, 2013. We've signed the contract and will start edits in January, after the holidays. We decided to share a bit about the process for those of you who are curious.First, a short blurb: TIGER TIGER is the second in the Chicagoland Shifters series, which started with ...
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Two Articles For Today

I have two new articles for your enjoyment today.  The first, Who To Write About (When You Can’t Write About Your Friends and Family), shares some of Rachel and my secrets about how we come up with characters to write about.  The second, Why Big Goals Don’t Work - Baby Step Your Way To Success, discusses some thoughts about how to go about setting goals that lead to a...
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