Binge Watching 7 British Romances on Amazon Prime

Binge Watching 7 British Romances on Amazon Prime by Lela Bay I spent the summer in the chaos of moving, my teenager learning to drive, and unbearable heat waves, so I needed downtime ripe with romantic promise and quiet words. These 7 British period dramas available free with Amazon Prime membership were perfect. Poldark (2015-present)…

Gardening Romances on Netflix

The weather is turning beautiful and I’ve begun work on my new garden. I love an excuse to be outdoors, enjoying birdsong and warm sun while I work on something so simple but with such promise. My garden isn’t much yet, but it might flourish. This year, I’m keeping things simple with onions, potatoes, garlic,…

Violet’s Romance in Incredibles 2

Violet’s Romance in Incredibles 2 by Lela Bay Incredibles 2 explores young love as a relatable theme in the form of teenage Violet Parr. She’s just a shy kid trying to figure things out, and sometimes that means going invisible or creating force fields. I would have liked to have done that a few times…

You Are the Good Deed

You Are the Good Deed by Lela Bay I have a friend who shares anecdotes and jokes so rapidly all I can do is listen and laugh. We tend to meet for workouts, and it’s the easiest thing for me to get on the elliptical and ask her how her week has been then hold…

Book Marketing and Abs

Book Marketing and Abs by Lela Bay I wish being an author was all about writing. Writing is the fun part. It’s the bliss of creating something new, sharing a vision, and imagining others enjoying it, too. At the very least, it’s a permanent record of my current interests. I can’t say that I’m my…

Spring Blooms with Promise

Spring Blooms with Promise by Lela Bay With springtime comes renewal. Plants bud, birds sing, and neighbors awaken lawn mowers from their winter slumber. I find that, all unknowing, I have a routine as well. For one thing, with the end of winter I get a burst of energy to begin doing all the things…

Raffle to celebrate the release of Meant To Be…KISSED

Originally posted on Meant to Be Press:
Meant to Be Press announces the release of Meant to Be…KISSED (Love Notes Book 2). This is the second collection of sweet of stories from Meant to Be Press authors. This heartwarming collection is themed around winter kisses. The two primary stories are historical romances, with a bonus…

Regency Romance 2 at 99cents!

Originally posted on Emmy Z. Madrigal:
99 cent Regency eBooks November 20-25th: For five days only Lord Harrington’s Lost Doe by Emmy Z. Madrigal and  Tempo of Temptations by Lela Bay will be on sale for $0.99 each! Lord Harrington’s Lost Doe by Emmy Z. Madrigal Lord Alexander Harrington’s life is rather tame until a shoeless, coatless waif is found wandering…

Meant to Be Kissed- first excerpt on Michele Roger’s blog

Thanks to Michele Roger for releasing the teaser announcement of Meant to Be Press’s newest anthology, Meant to Be–Kissed. This is the second in the Love Notes series, which allows readers to sample writing by Meant to Be Press authors in short stories. Check out Michele’s blog for a teaser excerpt from my story, “The…

Sex as Action

Originally posted on Meant to Be Press:
Sex as Action by Lela Bay When you write a romance, you can plan out the plot or sit down. Alternately, some writer prefer to see where the story takes them–this is called writing by the seat of their pants, or being a pantser for short. Whether you’re…

Guest Blog: My Immortal Beloved

Please welcome a guest blog from a fellow Meant to Be published author, M.M. Genet. She recently released The Harpist. My Immortal Beloved by M.M. Genet Modern day musicians write about love all the time.  As a harpist, I get asked to play love songs at weddings, proposals and parties.  While all modern music doesn’t…