Writing Wisdom

A very special dedication for POINT LAST SEEN

on July 22, 2022

In writing POINT LAST SEEN, I returned to my roots. This is the dedication… “To my mother, Virginia Dodd, who read to me, listened to me, laughed at my corny jokes and believed I could do whatever I set my mind to. I miss our travels together, the sound of your voice, your gentle hands, your… Read More


Good News for Audiobook Readers!

on November 27, 2021

Love audiobooks? I’m delighted to announce I sold my classic booklist to the talented Brilliance Audio! Click links to listen free to the first chapters. For Suspense, visit pages for the Virtue Falls series, the Cape Charade series, the RIGHT MOTIVE/WRONG ALIBI series, and the Last Seen in Gothic series, including my newest suspense title, POINT LAST SEEN…. Read More


Cover Art and How it is Created

on April 5, 2021

Have you ever wondered how a publisher creates cover art? Me, too! I got an amazing insight when my audiobook publisher, Brilliance Audio, sent me the proposed cover art for my historical romance, IN MY WILDEST DREAMS (Governess Brides.) Some images aren’t licensed for publication on my website so can’t be included, but take a moment and browse… Read More


Christina Dodd Discusses KICK-ASS HEROINES

on March 5, 2021

I’m here to kick ass and take names…and I broke my pencil.—Motto of all ass-kicking heroines Women love an ass-kicking heroine. Our favorite heroine faces off with vicious villains, brings justice to the oppressed, and on the side deals with the difficult life situations like pre-pubescent daughters and overflowing toilets. She’s you and me…on a… Read More


All Your Audiobook Questions Answered!

on October 22, 2020

Have you always wondered what it takes to be an audiobook narrator? What preparation goes into creating an audiobook? I was privileged to choose the narrator for the Bella Terra series, and everything about Khristine Hvam’s intensity and voice acting talents made me think she would be perfect for this romantic suspense series. Before she started… Read More


Christina Dodd Discusses Masherbumbles, Fiskpopers, and Listening

on October 14, 2019

When people discover I’m a writer, there are a lot of reactions: Have I read you? Should I know you? And— Are you going to make me a character in your book?  The answer: No. I know somewhere in this world exists that person who is interesting enough to be a fictional character, but I’ve… Read More


Christina Dodd: How I Got the Idea for Lost Hearts

on May 23, 2019

Many readers ask how did I get the idea for the Lost Hearts series… There are so many contemporary ideas to be found! On the internet, on television, and in real life. JUST THE WAY YOU ARE is the first of a three part series, and the idea sprang to life when I heard about… Read More


Christina Dodd And The Banana Book Tour

on April 1, 2018

Recently, I toured to autograph WHAT DOESN’T KILL HER, so let’s enjoy a re-run of… THE BANANA BOOK TOUR! Before I was published, I thought going on a book tour would be glamorous, a time filled with fine hotels, fine food and adoring fans. Book tour is grueling, funny, wonderful, surprising, embarrassing and exhausting, often all… Read More


Name the Dog!

on January 14, 2018

Rae ran into the kitchen yelling, “Grandma! We got a dog!” Verona turned away from the accounts spread across the table. “Well, let me see it… My God, what’s that?” She pulled off her reading glasses and stared as the fifty pounds of red muscled beast bounded in, tail wagging, and explored her kitchen. Rae… Read More