The Passion for Writing Series: Author Shewanda Pugh

Shewanda Pugh is a native of Boston’s inner city, though she now lives in sunny Miami, Florida. She has a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Alabama A&M University and a Master’s in Writing from Nova Southeastern University. Fueled from a young age, her passion for crossing societal boundaries like race, class and culture, is […]

Lattes, Location & Writing – ChickLitGurrl Talks

[ pictures] Back in February while I was still in Lubbock, I dreamed about being back home in Lake Charles, LA and all the time I would spend in cafés, sipping on the decadent lattes I love and writing. I moved back to Lake Charles on March 1. I have been in no cafés since my return. […]

The Passion for Writing Series: Author Ruthie Lewis

Ruthie is an author, speaker and life coach. She resides in Edmond, OK and is the mother of two amazing grown sons, and a daughter who was a life-long dancer and brought light into the lives of everyone who knew her, and now dances with Jesus. Think avalanche! — Unstoppable devastation; loss; reshaping of the […]

The Passion for Writing Series: Author Karen Templeton

Since 1998, Karen Templeton has written dozens of heartwarming, family-oriented titles for Harlequin Books, including RITA-award winners A MOTHER’S WISH (2009) and WELCOME HOME, COWBOY (2011). An East Coast native, this mother of five sons has called New Mexico home for nearly thirty years. Learn more about Karen at/on: [Her website] [Facebook] The Passion for […]

The Passion for Writing Series: Author Morgan Mandel

You’ll find romance in Morgan Mandel’s mysteries, and vice versa, since she loves mixing genres. She’s an active member of Chicago-North RWA, where she’s served in many capacities, including president. She was also the library liaison for Midwest Mystery Writers of America, and belongs to Sisters in Crime and the Electronically Published Internet Connection. Her […]