RANDOM MUSINGS: ROMANCE AUTHORS AS WRITING ROBOTS

RANDOM MUSINGS: ROMANCE AUTHORS AS WRITING ROBOTS

Jun. 28, 2018 by

How Many Books Should a Romance Author Publish Every Year? According to most research, the average reader goes through a book or two a month. Authors of most styles of fiction publish a book every year or two. A few,

Never You Playlist

Never You Playlist

Mar. 5, 2018 by

Never You Playlist – Songs In Order of Appearance Never You, book #3 in my Emerald Mountain series, is a steamy, enemies-to-lovers novella about two people who’ve been guarding their hearts, discovering they’ve been wrong about themselves, and each other,

Book Review: The Rogue Not Taken

Book Review: The Rogue Not Taken

Feb. 28, 2018 by

Book Review: The Rogue Not Taken by Sarah MacLean I don’t read a lot of historical romance. But, I had the great pleasure of hearing feminist romance author Sarah MacLean speak at a conference last year (keynote and a workshop

14 Days of Romance Giveaway Starts Today!

14 Days of Romance Giveaway Starts Today!

Feb. 1, 2018 by

The 14 Days of Romance Giveaway Starts February 1st! Whether you’re with the love of your life, going it solo, or something in between, every romance reader deserves a little extra love on Valentine’s Day. That’s why 50+ romance authors

Random Musings: Romance in First Person

Random Musings: Romance in First Person

Jan. 25, 2018 by

Do You Prefer Your Romance Written in First Person or Third? For pretty much ever, most fiction, romance in particular, was written in the third person point of view (POV) using “he” and “she”. Most readers like third person POV.

Random Musings: Core Values in Real Life and Fiction

Random Musings: Core Values in Real Life and Fiction

Dec. 27, 2017 by

How Core Values Impact Real Life and Fictional Characters in My Romance Novels A few years ago, my then nineteen-year-old nephew moved in with me and my hubby. He lived with us a little over a year with the ambition

Read an Excerpt from In Deep

Read an Excerpt from In Deep

Dec. 19, 2017 by

Enjoy this Excerpt from Emerald Mountain Book 2 – IN DEEP What’s Inside? Approximately 90 pages featuring ex-lovers reunited, a workplace romance, ski patrol doing avalanche control, and smokin’ hot sex. *The novellas and shorts in the Emerald Mountain series are stand-alone,

In Deep is Coming Out Jan 31st!

In Deep is Coming Out Jan 31st!

Dec. 14, 2017 by

Emerald Mountain eBook 2 – IN DEEP – Is Coming Out Jan 31st, 2018! In Deep is a sizzling hot, stand-alone novella about ex-lovers/ski patrollers who have to decide what’s most important, their careers or each other. Preorder your copy now What’s

Random Musings: Alpha Males, Romance Novels & #MeToo

Random Musings: Alpha Males, Romance Novels & #MeToo

Nov. 28, 2017 by

Writing Steamy Romance Novels in the Age of #MeToo Recently, I read a fascinating article: “3 Cult-Classic Films That Reveal the Depth of Sexual Assault Culture in America”. One of the movies mentioned was Saturday Night Fever. I remember watching it

Random Musings: Sex Scenes in Romance Novels

Random Musings: Sex Scenes in Romance Novels

Nov. 14, 2017 by

Why I Write (and Like Reading) Steamy Sex Scenes in My Romance Novels When I tell someone I write steamy romance, I get one of two immediate, knee-jerk responses: a broad grin and conspiratorial gleam in the eye, or the