Since I’m still at my writing retreat, both working on All The Words and taking some vacay time … and since the world is opening up again and pitching your story in person at conferences will once again be a thing, I thought this was a great time to revisit an article from a few […]
Posts Tagged: novels
Interested in a Sports Hero? Vanessa Kelly gives us the Scoop on Writing Sports Romances (and a contest!)
Aren’t baseball and football players hunky? They sure make great heroes for romance novels. Here to share her experience writing sports romances is Vanessa Kelly! For a chance to win two of her athletic hero novels, read on! Hi, Julie! Thanks so much for having me on your blog today—it’s great to be here! For […]
Meg Lacey discusses Her Own Fairy Tale, Writing, and her Personal Journey
Today I’m excited to introduce Meg Lacey to the blog! Ever wanted to know what’s it’s like for a writer behind the scenes? Looking to start your own writing career? Keep reading for Meg’s story and great tips! Fighting my way back… By Meg Lacey I’m going to tell you a little story, a sort […]
Hump Day Books from Dee Davis, Jean Brashear, Sharon Ihle, Karen Sandler, Lauren Royal, Barbara Freethy, Brenda Novak, and Marie Hall
Need a pick-me-up read for the mid-week slump? Check out one of these great books! [signoff]
A Fan of "Castle"? Claudia Dain talks Alpha heroes and Rick Castle!
Claudia Dain joins me today to talk about Alpha characters, the show “Castle,” and Rick’s descent into Beta-status. Leave your thoughts on her review below! I write Alpha heroes. I can’t help myself. My dad was an Alpha and my husband is an Alpha; I’ve been surrounded by Alphas my whole life! I write Alphas. […]
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 […]
My first historical! Really!
Yes, yes, yes! More Shadowkeeper books coming out this year (the covers for the next three–this summer–are awesome, and I’ll post on Monday). But I’ve been lax in shouting out about my enovella, MIDNIGHT, which features Caris and Tiberius, star-crossed lovers. I had a bit of a Romeo and Juliet thing going as I wrote […]
Shane Black knows action
Okay, that’s a duh headline if ever there was one, but it’s true. And while I aspire to include just geegobs of original content on this blog, at the moment, I’m reading, revising and (yes! thank you!) fixing a story problem per an epiphany in an upcoming book. Which translates to: Original content? Not so […]