of the most popular romance authors of our time is visiting today. I’m so
excited to introduce (if you don’t already know her) to Leigh Michaels. I met
her several years ago at the Ozark Romance Authors Conference in Springfield,
Missouri. Since that time she has influenced, encouraged and supported my work.
I’m going to turn it over to Leigh since I need a hanky.
I’m Leigh Michaels, and my name is familiar to readers because – well, because
I’ve been around the romance world pretty much forever. After I wrote 80
contemporary romances for Harlequin, I got a bit burned out and needed a
change. So I switched it up to writing single-title historicals set in the
Regency period. I’m also the author of On Writing Romance and some
other books about writing, and I teach romance writing online at Gotham Writers
Workshop. But what readers may not know about me is that I own a world-class
dollhouse. Tiny things have been a fascination of mine for years – the house
took my husband and me a couple of years just to build, and decorating it will
never be finished. I still collect bits and pieces as I travel, and I often
re-purpose objects like pencil sharpeners, candy containers, bottle caps,
circuit boards and magnets as furnishings for the house. Greystone Manor,
also known as the Dahls’ House (after the little people who live there) is
currently on public display for the very first time. That’s me peering
through the entrance hall…
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of the dollhouse!)