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    On Submission? Check This Out…

    The lovely ladies at All The Kissing asked me to write an article about how to cope with being on submission, or “on sub.” (For those who haven’t experienced this, it’s when your agent takes your manuscript to acquiring editors and you…wait. If you’re interested in my coping strategies for this stressful time, I hope you like it!

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    “That Speech” – A Letter in Support of Suzanne Brockmann

    At the RWA National Conference in Denver this year, the prolific and fierce Suzanne Brockmann received the Nora Roberts Lifetime Achievement Award. I, personally, was thrilled. Not only because I love her work, but because the fact that she was going to be in the same place as I was gave me a chance to meet her. And when the time came, I had zero chill, let me tell you. Um. Can you tell I cried when I met @SuzBrockmann? She and @JasonTGaffney were so gracious. pic.twitter.com/08iNUjfYos — Adele Buck 📚🇳🇴 is home from #RWA18 (@_AdeleBuck) July 21, 2018 She…

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    Recipe-English Toffee

    I’m not much of a cook. I used to cook, because I had to. But then I married Mr. B. He actually enjoys cooking and he’s much, much better at it than I am. So the cooking gradually became his domain. I clean up. The division of labor works. And while I don’t cook (well, much), I do bake. Our Christmases are filled with julekake (Norwegian Christmas bread). I also make English toffee. Toffee is one of those things where, if you can make it, people look at you like you just got your Hogwarts letter. You’re a Wizard, Harry! They…