Romance in First VS Third Person

Romance in First VS Third Person

Sep. 14, 2022 by

Why I write romance in first person dual point of view. Ever since first person point of view (POV) narrative became popular again, romance readers have had strong opinions about it. Especially compared to the third person POV romances we’d become

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,

The Alpha Male Isn’t My Romance Fantasy

The Alpha Male Isn’t My Romance Fantasy

Oct. 28, 2021 by

So, why am I constantly being sold the idea that all women fantasize about the alpha male sweeping them away? On two different occasions in the last few weeks, I’ve had someone say to me, “Well, you know, every woman

10 MORE QUESTIONS WITH STACY GOLD

10 MORE QUESTIONS WITH STACY GOLD

Jun. 1, 2021 by

Romance author interview with Stacy Gold A couple months ago, I had the great pleasure of participating in a fast-paced romance author interview Q & A with a group of avid romance readers. Many of the questions were incredibly thoughtful

RANDOM MUSINGS: MY FAVORITE ROMANCE THEMES

RANDOM MUSINGS: MY FAVORITE ROMANCE THEMES

May. 17, 2021 by

As a romance author, I’ve realized I have favorite themes I return to again and again. While I have my favorite romance tropes (forced proximity, friends to lovers, enemies to lovers, grumpy vs sunshine), certain themes recur in my books

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