Thanksgiving is next week and I’m trying not to panic as I have a book due Friday, the day after Thanksgiving, which means this next week is going to be long hours of writing, and Thanksgiving will be more of a “thankful mom even tried to find turkey” holiday this year. Fortunately, the boys love me and are pretending that store bought pumpkin pie is as good as mom’s homemade ones.
It’s funny how reality recedes when I’m writing a lot, and as I’ve been writing a lot I feel as if I’ve been traveling almost constantly, even though I’m just at my desk, in my chair. Late December my next Harlequin Presents comes out, and early December, my historical romance set in Marietta Montana, releases.
Away In Montana, the first of my Douglas Ranch of Paradise Valley series, and set in 1889, when copper was king and the Northwest Territories were all becoming states, is a reunion romance and my favorite kind of story that is full of achy-breaky heart and lots of emotion. I didn’t intend to write more Montana historicals when I finished this one, but I’ve become very attached to the 1880’s and 90s and story ideas keep whispering to me. Check out some of my inspiration for this story on Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/thejaneporter/away-in-montana/ and you’ll see just how beautiful this world was inside my head!
You know I love hearing from you, so please tell me what you’re doing for Thanksgiving, and I’ll be drawing 5 names from the comments for a special prize pack from me, consisting of a signed print copy of the gorgeous UK edition of Christmas at Copper Mountain and lots of special, festive reader treats.
Sending you much love and wishes for a peaceful, joyful Thanksgiving week, and hoping you’ll be with your favorite people, whether they be friends or family!