How does an author bring in real places into her fiction? Please welcome Emilie Richards, who shares her experiences in researching locales! Read on for a chance to win one of her books, Wedding Ring! I love doing research. One of the joys of writing is the freedom to choose subjects that interest me, followed […]
Posts Tagged: fiction
Paranormal Heroes: Scary or Sexy? Michele Lang Gives Her Top Five (Plus a Contest!)
Who are all those inhuman protagonists, those Vamps, Zombies, and Demons, filling up our bookshelves? Today I welcome Michele Lang to give her take on writing paranormal fiction! Keep reading for a chance to win one of THREE copies of her trilogy! Heroes from a Bad Neighborhood by Michele Lang To paraphrase the hilarious Anne Lamott, […]
How to Stay True to History when Writing Historical Fiction books. Maryann Miller Shares Her Experiences (plus a contest!)
I’m excited to invite Maryann Miller to the blog today to talk about being historically accurate in writing fiction! It’s absolutely fascinating. Maryann’s also giving away a copy of her book Boxes for Beds, so keep reading! Making It Real by Maryann Miller Thanks so much for inviting me to be your guest today, Julie. I’m […]
Hump Day Books from Julia London, Terry Spear, Leighton Gage, Liliana Hart, Wendy Etherington, Angie Fox, Suzanne Johnson, and Jacquie D'Alessandro
Looking for awesome books to beat the mid-week slump? Check out these new or notable reads–great books from your favorite or soon-to-be-favorite authors! Interested in submitted a title for the weekly Hump Day feature? Here’s the info! [dropoff]
More love for Damien!
Thanks to The Book Wranglers for another great review of Release Me! If you loved Fifty Shades then hold onto your panties. Release Me was 10x hotter !!! I absolutely loooooove both Damien and Nikki. Kenner created Damien to be this gorgeous guy on the outside with some serious flaws on the inside. He’s so […]
Steampunk Style – It's Everywhere!
I’m thrilled to have Lara Nance guest blogging on the site today. As you might have guessed, Lara is a steampunk author, and you’re going to want to check out her stuff! Keep reading and you’ll see why! And there’s a giveaway, too! Read on! Here’s Lara! So what is steampunk anyway? The culture of […]
I make sh*t up…I must be human!
I’m taking an online class (April Kilhstrom’s Book-in-a-Week, which is amazing by the way), and she addresses both fiction and nonfiction books. As I was reading through some of the lessons yesterday, something about those words got stuck in my craw. Now, I’m not a linguist by any stretch of the imagination (and I’m far […]