Dana Mentink is a resident of California where the weather is golden and the cheese is divine. After many years teaching elementary school, she now writes full length fiction for Harlequin and Barbour Books. She is a 2009 American Christian Fiction Writers Book of the Year finalist for romantic suspense and a Romantic Times Reviewer's Choice Award winner. She juggles her writing career along with a husband, two children and a dog with social anxiety problems. She also enjoys writing reviews. Visit her on the web at www.danamentink.com or her blog at www.dmentink.wordpress.com.
Giving away a Starbucks card in June for blog comments. Would love to hear from you! ♥
Hi, all. If anyone would like to have a free galley copy of my July release (Jungle Fire), you can shoot me your address via my Dana Mentink Facebook page and I'll have Moody send one along in exchange for a review (good, bad or otherwise!). Here's a link to a free sample of the book if you want to check it out first. :)
As a romance writer, I have the hardest time with male names. The hero has got to have a strong sounding monniker but not so strong that he sounds like a cartoon character. Dirk Buffington? Sly Steely? Er, not so much. Neither can one err on the side of a name that doesn’t quite strike the macho tone. Horace Finkbottom is not going to carry a romance on his shoulders. Neither will Walter Higginbottom…Continue