RANDOM MUSINGS: WHAT MAKES A ROMANCE NOVEL GREAT?

RANDOM MUSINGS: WHAT MAKES A ROMANCE NOVEL GREAT?

Mar. 16, 2021 by

What are the hallmarks of a truly great romance novel? Thanks to the explosion of self-publishing and e-books, there are more books than ever available and at your fingertips. Unfortunately, there hasn’t been a corresponding increase in really great romance

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

My Big, Hairy, Audacious Romance Author Goals for 2021

My Big, Hairy, Audacious Romance Author Goals for 2021

Jan. 15, 2021 by

I’m planning on hitting some amazing romance author goals this coming year. Yes, I know. Setting any kind of goals for the coming year,  especially professional romance author publishing goals, might seem like an exercise in frustration and futility. But

RANDOM MUSINGS: FINDING GRATITUDE IN 2020

RANDOM MUSINGS: FINDING GRATITUDE IN 2020

Dec. 1, 2020 by

Ten Things I Am Grateful For In the Bizarre and Horrifying Year of Our Lord 2020 It’s weird. Everything, really. But finding gratitude especially. Given the discomfiting dichotomy of 2020 being the worst shitshow in America in my fifty years

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: 20 YEARS OF HAPPY MARRIAGE

RANDOM MUSINGS: 20 YEARS OF HAPPY MARRIAGE

Aug. 4, 2020 by

Ten Lessons I’ve Learned over Twenty Years Happily Married If you’d told me when I was 25-years old that a few years later I’d meet the man of my dreams—and that I’d eventually, happily, celebrate our 20th wedding anniversary—I would’ve

STACY GOLD SIGNS WITH THE SEYMOUR AGENCY

STACY GOLD SIGNS WITH THE SEYMOUR AGENCY

Feb. 11, 2020 by

Literary Agent Lesley Sabga Okay, time for the sharing of big career news… (*Takes deep breath and screams*) I HAVE A LITERARY AGENT!!! (*Dances wildly around office*) As of today, I am officially repped by the amazing Lesley Sabga with

RANDOM MUSINGS: NEW LESSONS, NEW YEAR, NEW START

RANDOM MUSINGS: NEW LESSONS, NEW YEAR, NEW START

Jan. 2, 2020 by

It’s Another New Year, a New Decade, and a New Chance to Change for the Better. Wow. That’s it. 2019 is over. This has been both the longest, and the shortest, year of my life. One of those years where

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: 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