Writing Romance While the World Burns Down Around Us

Writing Romance While the World Burns Down Around Us

Jun. 1, 2022 by

Writing Romance While the World Burns Down Around Us How have I kept writing romance novels these past few years? I’ve wondered the same thing. It’s a weird time for everyone, I think. Regardless of your politics or economic status,

Why I Write Outdoor Adventure Romances

Why I Write Outdoor Adventure Romances

Mar. 4, 2022 by

Inspirations for Writing My Upcoming Outdoor Adventure Romance, Wild at Heart Like many authors, my inspirations come from my own life. So, I write outdoor adventure romance—instead of another romance sub-genre—because I’ve spent a lifetime working and playing in the

10 QUESTIONS WITH STACY GOLD

10 QUESTIONS WITH STACY GOLD

Mar. 3, 2021 by

Please Enjoy this Ten Question Author Interview with Me, Stacy Gold Recently, I had the great pleasure of participating in a fast-paced Q & A with a group of avid romance readers. Many of the questions were incredibly thoughtful and

RANDOM MUSINGS: THE POWER OF HAPPILY EVER AFTER

RANDOM MUSINGS: THE POWER OF HAPPILY EVER AFTER

Oct. 31, 2020 by

Why Do Happy Endings Matter So Much in Romance? Like clockwork, somebody always pops up on social media arguing that you don’t need a happily ever after or happily for now (HEA/HFN) ending to have a romance. It would be

RANDOM MUSINGS: WRITING DURING CORONAVIRUS LOCKDOWN

RANDOM MUSINGS: WRITING DURING CORONAVIRUS LOCKDOWN

Apr. 16, 2020 by

Why Is Writing Romance Easier for Me than Nonfiction During the Coronavirus Lockdown? How are you doing with your quarantine life? Are you getting into a rhythm and staying productive? Or forcing yourself to take a shower and get out

Random Musings: Diversity, Politics, Love, and Romance Novels

Random Musings: Diversity, Politics, Love, and Romance Novels

May. 2, 2019 by

Washington DC Sits at the Intersection of Diversity, Politics, Love, and Everything Great About Romance Novels A couple weeks ago, I took a trip to Washington DC with my best girlfriend. Neither of us had been there since we were

Random Musings: Women’s Fiction and Men’s Fiction

Random Musings: Women’s Fiction and Men’s Fiction

Mar. 18, 2019 by

Why Do We Need a Separate Category for Women’s Fiction, but Not Men’s Fiction? I’m always fascinated by the responses of my male friends when they read my books. Yes, I write romance, which is typically considered a sub-genre of

Random Musings: Writing Quality VS Quantity

Random Musings: Writing Quality VS Quantity

Jan. 30, 2019 by

Why Great Writing Matters—Even in Romance Novels I was an avid reader long before I became a writer. As a kid growing up in a volatile household, books were my escape. A great book was one I could read over

Random Musings: Character-Driven Stories

Random Musings: Character-Driven Stories

Aug. 30, 2018 by

Why I Love Reading and Writing Character-Driven Stories I read pretty much every genre under the sun, but regardless of genre, I love character-driven stories the most. Something about getting a behind-the-scenes look at people’s internal struggles and issues, and

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,