“Jeff found scuff marks on the windowsill.”

“Yes, from your shoes.”

“I wasn’t wearing shoes.”

“You weren’t?”

“No. I was in my stockinged feet. Cassidy, someone climbed in that window before I fell out of it.”

Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Embarrassing Moments and How To Avoid Them

Today at Romance Books 4 Us I’ll be discussing how to use your personal memories wisely and effectively in your prose—without getting in major
trouble with a friend or relative. I even confess one of my most embarrassing moments! Check it out here:
http://www.romancebooks4us.blogspot.com/2013/10/guest-blog-ms-spencer-relax-memories.html

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Notes from a writer's weird world


Does this ever happen to other writers? I'm working on my new work-in-progress set on Chincoteague, and my heroine decided to call herself Addison Steele. So, in the spirit of the thing, I began to name everyone else after 18th-century British writers. Thus the hero is Hugh Radcliffe, others are Smollett, Swift--well you get the picture. At that point I had to come up with a name for the hero's brother. I wanted the hero to have a tattoo signifying
brotherly love, which brought me to Elton John's Daniel My Brother. Yay--perfect, until I realized what the brother's name would be....

Friday, February 1, 2013

M. S. Spencer Tale Spinner: POETRY

M. S. Spencer Tale Spinner: POETRY: This is about my daughter. Emma Deep deep hazel eyes Thick thick auburn hair The innocent look of the newly reborn Of the believer i...