Monthly Archives: January 2012

Characterization by Leia Shaw

Last May, I went to a local RWA writers conference and met the talented Kristan Higgins. She taught a workshop about characterization. I wish I kept the notes because it was not only very informative, but like most things she … Continue reading

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Weekly Paranormal-Scope

The wings of change are blowing, and not necessarily bringing snow.  While I’m not qualified in any way to read neither stars nor planets, I am intimately linked with the paranormal in the world.   In many ways, so are you. … Continue reading

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Swan Prince

by C. Margery Kempe I sent off the latest erotic romance fairy tale to my editor at Noble Romance. It’s a modern take on Hans Christian Andersen’s The Wild Swans, called simply “Swan Prince” — although the hero in question … Continue reading

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Casey Wyatt Debut by Gerri Brousseau

Nights of Passion is so excited to have Casey Wyatt with us today.  Casey we’re so happy about your debut novel, Mystic Ink, released on January 25, 2012. NOP:  Please tell us a little bit about yourself and about your book. … Continue reading

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Bringing A Bit of Romance Into Your Life

Bringing a bit of romance into your life really has to do with some self-appreciation.  Our present world is definitely wired.  Metal and concrete everywhere.  Speed in all things–our food, our interactions, our transactions. Self-appreciation means slowly down.  Taking time … Continue reading

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The Darkness by Gerri Brousseau

The darkness embraces me.  Its icy arms wrap around me and draw me deeper into its cold abyss.  It speaks to me in soft whispers as it swallows me up into the frozen prison of a deep and dreamless sleep.  … Continue reading

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A Balancing Act

I’m officially a mama and happy to be one despite the sleepless nights and the balancing act of trying to write/complete edits and feed and change an insatiable little human. Still, I wouldn’t trade the experience for the world. These … Continue reading

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What Does Love Mean to You? by Leia Shaw

“Got in a discussion recently with someone about love. The person I discussed things with implied that the people in your life shouldn’t put up with your “issues” and that there’s no such thing as true, unconditional love. We all … Continue reading

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Chinese New Year Paranormal-Scope

Courtesy of Happy Chinese New Year!  It is the Year of the Dragon.  The traditional view of the dragon in China is that it is a creature representing power, strength and good luck.  When people have accomplished much, they are compared … Continue reading

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Brainy is the New Sexy

by C. Margery Kempe My apologies to fans in the rest of the world, but those of us in Britain and Ireland are suffering the withdrawals already from the end of series two of Sherlock. One of the moments that started a … Continue reading

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