Show and Tell Wednesday: Infographics

In honor of the Ruby Accountability Group as well as upcoming NanoWriMo season, I thought this infographic was appropriate:  by Anna Vital at They say a picture is worth a thousand words, and never was this more true than now in the age of Facebook and Pinterest and Instagram and the list goes […]

Celebrating Release Day with Jennifer Bray-Weber

I am absolutely thrilled to celebrate the release of Ruby Sister Jennifer Bray-Weber’s fifth book in her Romancing the Pirate series, DEAD MAN’S KISS. Jenn’s known for writing some incredible pirate romances (which there are FAR too few of in this world!!) and has written another incredible entry into her series with Valeryn and Catalina’s […]

Our Hour-a-Day Writing Accountability Group Lives On for October!!

I’m going to make this short and sweet, since time is very short for me today (as I’m sure it is for many of you). A hardy band of Rubies and Friends of Rubies started a Writing an Hour a Day Accountability Challenge for September, and just like last year, there’s interest in carrying on […]

Fangirl Friday

Okay, so it’s only October, but I’m already looking forward to Thanksgiving and winter break, when I’ll have tons of time, in between wrangling children and cooking, to read (hey, a girl can dream). Here are some Ruby books I can’t wait to dig into: JAGUAR’S KISS (Lone Pine Pride #1)  by Vivi Andrews FREE […]

Make It Golden 2015 Winners Announced!

All the votes are all in, and it’s time to name our winners! Every year, the ten finalists make our choice very, very, very difficult, and this year was probably the hardest yet. The expanded entries were AWESOME, and we wish we could just keep reading the entire books! For those of you who may […]

Show and Tell Wednesday: Baseball. Just Baseball.

At an ice cream social for my twinsies’ school, they had a silent auction. I made a tactical error and bid on two sets of Cardinals’ tickets, hoping to win one. Guess who ended up with two sets of tickets the same week? Things have been so crazy around here with the house stuff and […]

Demystifying HTML – part 1

The web has become the medium that most of us use to read just about anything these days. We go to the internet for blogs, newspapers, magazines, websites, and e-books. Since HTML is the standard way to format and present web pages, it helps to have  familiarity with how this “language” works.  Here’s the first […]

Announcing the Finalists for the 2015 Make It Golden Contest!

It’s time to announce the Top Ten Finalists for the 2015 Make It Golden Contest!! Finalists: be sure to post your EXPANDED entries in the comments below (a maximum total of 250 words, starting with the exact opening lines you showed us already, plus what immediately follows) by 12:01 a.m. September 29 to stay in […]

Fangirl Friday

The Rubies are proud to share some awesome discounted books as well as some upcoming new ones (now available for preorder): I WISH (I Wish #1) by Elizabeth Langston Discounted to 2.99! What she needs is a miracle. What she gets is a genie with rules. Lacey Linden is hiding the truth of her life—a depressed […]


The letters started coming across the internet.  Someone in one of my writer’s loops was depressed.  After almost a year of waiting to hear back from an editor who had her manuscript, she received the package in the mail with a form letter rejection.  “But I spoke to her,” this writer said.  “She said I had […]

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  • Jeannie Lin: I totally want to create one for my craft workshops now. Actually, I want to go back in time and have...
  • Anne Marie Becker: I love charts and graphs and infographics. (Though I didn’t know that last term before...
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  • Addison Fox: Here, here, Liz!!! As i said in the opener, there are far too few pirate romances out there. I’m...