Of novels, characters, and misbehaving pants

Writing doesn’t work the way everyone thinks it does. At least, it doesn’t work that way for me. Most people probably imagine that writing a book goes something like this: You come up with an idea for a storyline and a couple of characters. Then you begin to plot the...
Living the Central Coast Dream

Living the Central Coast Dream

My love of Cambria has evolved over the years. First, I adored it from afar. Then, I flirted with it during the occasional weekend or vacation visit. I pledged my devotion to it when I wrote my first books, and then when my husband and I bought a vacation house here....
A Few Words About a Few Choice Words

A Few Words About a Few Choice Words

The reviews for all of my books—starting with Moonstone Beach and continuing right up to The Promise of Lightning—have been overwhelmingly positive. I continue to be touched by the generosity of everyone who chose to leave a review, and by the kind things you’ve said....
Sneak peek: The Promise of Lightning

Sneak peek: The Promise of Lightning

The Promise of Lightning, Book 2 in the Delaneys of Cambria series, is heading to Amazon and other book retailers in the next couple of weeks. I can’t wait to bring it to you, so in the meantime, here’s a look at the first chapter. I hope you enjoy Drew...

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