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

Random Musings: Too Old to Start Writing?

Random Musings: Too Old to Start Writing?

Sep. 22, 2017 by

Are You Too Old to Start Your Writing Career? The other day, I saw a tweet where some ignoramus told an aspiring author she’s too old to start writing. I’m sorry, but that’s just plain stupid. I sold my first

Random Musings: On Writing Daily

Random Musings: On Writing Daily

May. 22, 2017 by

Is Writing Daily Critical to Becoming a Published Author? The short answer is, no. Writing daily isn’t necessary for every author. It definitely isn’t necessary for me. When I started writing fiction, and reading about writing fiction, everywhere I turned someone said

Random Musings: On Writing Sex Scenes

Random Musings: On Writing Sex Scenes

Apr. 21, 2017 by

Writing Sex Scenes: Some Words Are Sexier than Others As a steamy, contemporary romance author, I enjoy reading and writing sex scenes. So, I’m all always on the hunt for new ways to describe body parts and the things done

Random Musing: Surprises of Being a Steamy Romance Author

Random Musing: Surprises of Being a Steamy Romance Author

Mar. 13, 2017 by

Crazy Things Happen When You Write Steamy Romance I recently became a published contemporary romance author. As soon as my short story, ‘Just Friends’, came out, I let everyone know: friends, family, acquaintances, social media followers and random strangers. I

Random Musings: Fearless Everyday

Random Musings: Fearless Everyday

Mar. 2, 2017 by

My Fearless Friday Guest Blog Post Recently, I had the honor of being a guest blogger for Fearless Friday on Brenda Whiteside’s blog. I couldn’t help but be drawn to the topic, since fearlessness is something I’ve thought a lot about

Random Musings: Author Interview

Random Musings: Author Interview

Feb. 24, 2017 by

My Recent Author Interview on Peggy Jaeger’s Blog Yesterday, I had the great pleasure of being interviewed on author Peggy Jaegers fantastic blog. Her interview questions were fun, funny, interesting and different. I hope my answers were, too. If you’d

Random Musings: Becoming a Romance Author

Random Musings: Becoming a Romance Author

Jan. 18, 2017 by

How I Became a Romance Author When I first told my friends and family that I was leaving my job as Communications Director of a non-profit mountain biking organization to write steamy contemporary romance novels, I got some pretty interesting