Romantic Suspense and Romantic Adventure Author

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  • Things in Scots: Running the Asset Edition – Eejit

    Things in Scots: Running the Asset Edition – Eejit

    Welcome to the revamped Things in Scots series. In this incarnation of TiS, I’m sharing the Scots language found in my upcoming romantic suspense novel, Running the Asset. I wanted to say a huge thanks for everyone’s feedback last week. I’ve now come up with a far clearer and smoother way to work with wheesht […]

  • Things in Scots: Running the Asset Edition – Wheesht

    Things in Scots: Running the Asset Edition – Wheesht

    Welcome to the revamped Things in Scots series. In this incarnation of TiS, I’m sharing the Scots language found in my upcoming romantic suspense novel, Running the Asset. I heard this week’s word a lot growing up and beyond. I still use it today, usually to myself (read: Neenee, my inner chimp has a tendency […]

  • Things in Scots: Running the Asset Edition – Gadgie

    Things in Scots: Running the Asset Edition – Gadgie

    Welcome to the revamped Things in Scots series. In this incarnation of TiS, I’m sharing the Scots language found in my upcoming romantic suspense novel, Running the Asset. This week’s TiS word is one of my favourites. Here’s the snippet… (unedited first draft)

  • Things in Scots: Running the Asset Edition – Morra

    Things in Scots: Running the Asset Edition – Morra

    Welcome to the revamped Things in Scots series. In this incarnation of TiS, I’m sharing the Scots language found in my upcoming romantic suspense novel, Running the Asset. Let’s dive right in and get to this week’s word–well, it’s a phrase in the snippet. Here’s the snippet… (unedited first draft)

  • Things in Scots: Running the Asset Edition – Lugs

    Things in Scots: Running the Asset Edition – Lugs

    Welcome to the second post in the revamped Things in Scots series. In this incarnation of TiS, I’m sharing the Scots language found in my upcoming romantic suspense novel, Running the Asset. My aims for this series are to share my first language and to sneak in a wee bit of beta testing. Think of […]

  • Things in Scots: Running the Asset Edition

    Things in Scots: Running the Asset Edition

    Things in Scots is finally back after its two year break! But, there’s a twist. This time, it’s personal…well, eh, kinda? Take a keek at how I’m using Scots in my modern romantic suspense novel.

  • Challenge Host Interview Series: Photos by Jez

    Challenge Host Interview Series: Photos by Jez

    As it’s Monday, and my beloved Jez hosts Fan of… I thought I’d share his Featured Blogger Interview on Marsha’s Always Write blog as my Fan of… post. If you want a lift to your Monday with some fantastic photography and a wee bit of an introduction to Jez, then take a gander at this […]

  • #Scotstober Day 31 #Neep, Tumshie, or Baigie

    #Scotstober Day 31 #Neep, Tumshie, or Baigie

    It’s the last day of Scotstober! I’m so happy to have made it all the way to the end–okay, shocked. And, more than a wee bit sad to see it go. It’s been a fantastic experience writing entirely in my native tongue for the first time. I’ve made new friends, learned new words, and rediscovered […]

  • #Scotstober Day 30 #Mervaill

    #Scotstober Day 30 #Mervaill

    It’s the second last day of Scotstober! It’s been a challenge to keep up with doing the posts, getting my writing work done, and keeping up with comments and other blogs–sorry for being so lax on the last two, but I’ll be catching up in the coming days. Today’s word is mervaill. As a noun, […]

  • #Scotstober Day 29 #Skreich

    #Scotstober Day 29 #Skreich

    Today’s word, skreich, is pronounced skreech. The ‘ch’ at the end isn’t a hard k as it is in English, but the same soft, gutteral sound at the end of loch in Scots. It means screech, shriek, to yell out, a shrill cry. Here’s my response to the prompt (taken from Running The Asset): Hei […]