Monthly Archives: August 2010

Writing Method

What’s your writing method? Are you a panster or plotter? Do you write in chronological order or do you skip to the scenes you’re in the mood to write? Do you need noise or complete quiet when you write? I’ve … Continue reading

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Fighting the Wildness Inside

Have you ever fought to subdue the wild part of you? LOL I used to. I don’t care. I am now devoting all my best wildness to my romance books, so watch out.  My characters are passionate, dangerous, and fiends … Continue reading

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Mason Monday. The Zombie Zone.

You’ve have entered the Zombie Zone. If you aren’t an undead or life impaired, you’ll need at least two guidelines. Don’t call an undead or life impaired person a zombie it’s derogatory and offensive to them. This one is for … Continue reading

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This week has had some interesting controversy in the gender divide of publishing. Best-selling authors Jodi Picoult and Jennifer Weiner expressed their irritation with the way the New York Times and other traditional news outlets were fawning over  Jonathan Franzen … Continue reading

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Preparing for a Party–You’re Invited!

Tomorrow (Saturday, August 28) from 4 to midnight, I’m having a Book Release Party with The Romance Studio for Vampire in the Basement, my erotic vampire romance.  Several authors will also be releasing their books at the same time.  There … Continue reading

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Mason is here…

That’s right. I’m  here when you least expect it. I’ve yet to share with you my 2010 RWA National Conference in Orlando story. One of the reasons is, much of the story isn’t about me at all. My critique partner G. … Continue reading

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Behind the Character: Paranormal Romance Author Heather Kuehl

The Evolution of Sarah When I started writing Fade to Black, Sarah was a very angry person. I mean, you would be too if you were attacked and changed into a werewolf against your will. She was a survivor, and … Continue reading

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Write What You Know

It was a dark and stormy night and I was eager to get home. Cliché I know, but so true. Who would have thought experiences like this actually existed? As I wrote my own death, I couldn’t help but think … Continue reading

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Lindsay’s Tuesday

I, as I’m sure many authors, have more than one book churning around in my head. The one I’m writing/editing and the next one aching to be written. Maybe even the one after that one. I’m in the process of … Continue reading

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Mason Monday. My love of fusion. It isn’t just about food.

I love nothing more than mixing a bunch of stuff that doesn’t belong together. Well, at least that’s what I’m told. “You can’t mix such and such with that.” I say, oh really? I don’t want you to get a … Continue reading

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