Camping at Mina Lake, South Dakota

This past weekend me, my husband, and my youngest daughter (Junior at SDSU/Air Force ROTC) went camping at Mina Lake. It was a gorgeous weekend here in South Dakota. High 70s and mid 80’s. We went kayaking, fishing and hit up a petting zoo in Aberdeen. I’m SO glad spring is finally here so we…

Dakota Storm – Excerpt Time!

Dakota Storm will be up for pre-order soon! Right now I’m working on the blurb <– slightly nightmarish, but necessary. I thought I'd share the first scene today. This is a New Adult Romance set in a small town. New Adult can best be explained very simply: These characters are right out of college. They’re…

Christmas 2018

December 2018 was a little tough here in the McClure household! Hubby was in the hospital with encephalitis for a week, and I ended up with a head cold from hell (probably from being in the hospital with him). His eyesight even went wonky, to the point where he was seeing double, and he had…

Romance Writers of America Conference 2018

The RWA National Conference was held in Denver this year. It’s been so long since I’ve published anything, and I’ve changed SO much since I was last active in RWA, it was nerve-wracking to jump back in the saddle. But I did. And it was AWESOME. I’m still working on editing Dakota Storm (with my…

PBR in Deadwood, South Dakota

Most people that know me know that I’ve fallen in love with the sport of bull riding. I moved to South Dakota in 2009 and attended my first rodeo in Mobridge on July 4th, 2010 – I was hooked. I’m originally from Sacramento, California. I was born in Illinois, and my parents moved to Cali…