A Hot Cup of Heroes

Our heroes are in crisis. Sound the alarm. The call has been heard. The men in romance novels have walked a straight and narrow path for decades, leaving the heroine to do all of the evolving. I’m guilty of locking my writing into a limited view of what it means for the hero to be masculine and reach his true potential. There’s so much focus on making sure the heroine is written right, I’m afraid … Continue reading

Gravel & Grind December Coffee Shop Blog

Gravel & Grind – 124 S Carroll St, Frederick, MD 21701 A bike shop + espresso bar. I don’t think a better combination exists. Yet, here I am, at the Gravel & Grind on Carroll Street, in the heart of downtown Frederick, trying to figure out how I didn’t know about this place before. Does the rest of Maryland know? If not, you should. My thoughts are that we have coffee and a bike. How … Continue reading