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Pick Your Story … aka Battle of the Fab Ideas

Release the balloons!! This is the very first installment in my new Writes & Wrongs column, where every Wednesday we talk about all things related to the craft and business of storytelling. I’m ridiculously excited about this new feature on my blog. Not only will I be posting columns about writing, but at least once […]

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How to write a compelling love scene

Don’t miss this article I wrote for the IngramSpark blog on how to write a love scene. (And no, it’s not just advice for romance authors!) Emotionally driven love scenes can be a powerful part of any story in any genre. And in a romance novel, they are even more key, because the love scenes […]

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Writers’ Corner: Do your research

It’s Halloween, so today’s blog is a short and sweet one. Originally, I had a much longer plan to write about characters, but then I stumbled across something that got my back up in a book I’m reading … and it sparked the need for a Don’t Do This post. What did I see? Well, […]

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Scenes, Sequels, Causes, and Effects

Therefore…she found the treasure! But … she forgot to draw the map!  I’ve been on a craft kick lately, as in I’ve been attending a lot of workshops, watching a lot of videos, reading books on craft, etc. Partly because I’m actually writing some short books on various aspects of craft (yeah, you’ll hear more […]

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Lost With Me: The Birth of Nikki & Damien Stark’s Upcoming Cover

In case you missed it, Lost With Me, a new full-length Nikki & Damien book will be out next fall (yay!).  I’m super-excited about this story, which features all the emotional depth you’ve come to expect from a Nikki & Damien Stark novel, plus all the heat … and, yes, edginess and an encroaching danger. […]

Crossover characters-the fun doesn’t stop!

I’m one of those readers who doesn’t want a book to end. Like, ever. Seriously, EVER. Once I fall in love with a character, I want to hang out with them for a long, long time. And not just in the book where I met them. I want them to live in the big, broad […]

J. Kenner on writing erotic romance

I wrote this article for the Romance Festival, and I thought I would share it here!  Enjoy!   J Kenner: Why I Love Writing Erotic Romance #Romance14   I’ve been writing sexy romance novels since the beginning of my career, mixed in with women’s fiction, urban fantasy, and all sorts of other things! But it wasn’t […]

RSVP for J. Kenner & Tracy Wolff's The Art of Writing Erotica Event, coming Wednesday!

    The Art of Writing Erotica – A Conversation with Authors J. Kenner and Tracy Wolff Wednesday, December 18 – 7–8pm EST RSVP Now! Join bestselling authors J. KENNER (RELEASE ME, The Stark Trilogy) and TRACY WOLFF (FULL EXPOSURE, TIE ME DOWN) LIVE as they discuss the art of writing erotic romance. Learn how to ramp up the emotional and sexual […]

How to use lists to organize and navigate Twitter

Let’s face it: Twitter can be daunting. Especially if you follow a lot of people. Maybe you’re an author and follow other writers, fans, publishers, agents, celebrities, whoever. Maybe you just enjoy the conversation on Twitter and so you follow a bunch of different folks from celebrities to local businesses to family members. Whether you […]

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