MY TOP 5 ROMANCE NOVELS OF 2020

MY TOP 5 ROMANCE NOVELS OF 2020

Dec. 17, 2020 by

Need Book Recs? These Are the Five Best Romance Novels I Read In 2020, plus a Bonus Book Rec. It’s been a bizarre and disorienting year at best for most of us. As a result, maybe you’ve read more to

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: 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,

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