Category Archives: writing life

Cover Reveal: The Trouble with Scarecrows – (Trouble with Men Book 2)


I’m thrilled to share the cover for the second book in my Trouble with Men series :  The Trouble with Scarecrows. The contemporary romance will be released in April of 2016.   Book 1 – The Trouble with Snowmen is available now at Amazon. Love and Laughter, Dorlana

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Writing Diary #8


The Trouble with Scarecrows (book 2 Trouble with Men Series): I finally turned in edits for this book a couple of weeks ago. I believe I still have another round since I made huge changes on the last one. I also received my cover proof and am very excited to share it as soon as …

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Writing Diary Entry #4


June 22 – June 28 This week went to book 3 of my series. And I didn’t actually have a chance to write on it at the end of the week. I didn’t work on the fairy tale at all, and it doesn’t look good for this week either. I received some edits back from …

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Mailing list/Drawing for Signed Paperback


Email/Mailing List (Trouble with Men Series)  If you would like to be notified about updates and when books from my new series, Trouble with Men, are available in eBook and print, join my mailing list*. You will automatically be included in a drawing for a signed copy of The Trouble with Snowmen whenever the paperback is available. …

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My Poor Neglected Back-Burner Story


I started writing the rough draft for my Hansel and Gretel inspired young adult book back in February 2010. I’ve worked on it off and on throughout the years – although most of 2014 past without me even opening the file – but my progress keeps getting interrupted by different projects, like in 2012 when …

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