From Cate’s Kitchen: Free Recipe Download!

If your family is like mine, many holiday traditions include special recipes. Recipes passed down through generations. What smells and tastes fill your house this time of year? Today, I’d like to share one special family recipe that’s connected to a recent story I wrote. In my Christmas novella, Somehow, This Christmas (appearing in theContinue reading “From Cate’s Kitchen: Free Recipe Download!”

Something Borrowed Goes on Tour with Celebrate Lit!

I’m so excited that Something Borrowed: Christmas Weddings Collection is “on tour” this week with Celebrate Lit! My very first Christmas novella, Somehow This Christmas, is included in this sweet collection along with stories by Jaycee Weaver, Toni Shiloh, Mikal Dawn, and Andrea Boyd. What’s just as exciting? As you visit the stops along theContinue reading “Something Borrowed Goes on Tour with Celebrate Lit!”

Suddenly Forever Read-Aloud with Celebrate Lit

I’m thrilled to be participating in something really fun today. Celebrate Lit is hosting a read-along series with Christian authors narrating scenes from our books. I just love how technology can connect us when distance or something crazy like a pandemic separates us. For my read-along, I’m sharing a snippet from one of my favoriteContinue reading “Suddenly Forever Read-Aloud with Celebrate Lit”

Laurel Cove Romance Series Books ON SALE!

Just in time for holiday shopping, both books in the Laurel Cove Romance Series are currently on sale! Did you know Amazon makes it super easy to purchase eBooks as gifts for others? On the product page, simply choose the “Buy For Others” option and enter the name and email address of a friend orContinue reading “Laurel Cove Romance Series Books ON SALE!”

Did You Miss the Bonfire Chat?

Last night was a whirlwind of laughs, hackers (yes, hackers), and all things fall at the Suddenly Forever Book Launch Bonfire over on Facebook. We did, indeed, get off to a whacky start when a viewer told us in the comment section that some “guy” apparently had hacked the event page and was posting bogusContinue reading “Did You Miss the Bonfire Chat?”

It’s Release Day for Suddenly Forever! + Giveaway

And just like that, my next book is LIVE and out in the world. (Cue the emotions!!!) Suddenly Forever is now available in paperback and ebook today! I’ve talked quite a bit about how this story means so much to me. Early on in the drafting process, I became emotional invested in Cora and LukeContinue reading “It’s Release Day for Suddenly Forever! + Giveaway”

When You Give an Author a Microphone

As a writer, I prefer to type my words. The only sound accompanying them is the click-clack of my keyboard. If I do use my voice, it’s within the private sanctuary of my office to test a line for clarity before revising. And so, a few months ago when I booked my very first podcastContinue reading “When You Give an Author a Microphone”

A Special Invitation, Giveaway, Plus Early Reviews of Suddenly Forever!

I am 99% done with putting the finishing touches on my next novel, Suddenly Forever. On October 6, this second book in the Laurel Cove Romance series will be available in both paperback and ebook. Final edits are done. Tweaks have been made to the cover design. My street team is currently reading their earlyContinue reading “A Special Invitation, Giveaway, Plus Early Reviews of Suddenly Forever!”

Behind The Scenes: Edits, Final Proofs, and Prayers

In three weeks, my second novel Suddenly Forever releases into the world! To say there’s been a lot going on in my world and heart is an understatement. I’ve talked on here before about how publishing a book is like birthing a baby. While I won’t belabor (pun not intended – ha!) that comparison againContinue reading “Behind The Scenes: Edits, Final Proofs, and Prayers”