Random Musings: Why I DNF Books

Random Musings: Why I DNF Books

May. 22, 2018 by

Five Reasons Why I DNF (Do Not Finish) Books Once I learned to read in kindergarten, I was unstoppable. Books became my life. Or at least my escape from real life for a while. For many years I read a

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: On Feminist Romance

Random Musings: On Feminist Romance

Apr. 11, 2017 by

What’s So Special About Feminist Romance? I remember reading my first romance novel in my late teens. Or at least, I should say I remember the cover—the classic Fabio bodice-ripper—and a line about a turgid member and a deep, moist well

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