Author Archives: caracarnes

NaNoing My Way Into 2018…A Reboot

I can’t believe it’s already October! Is it just me, or has this year flown by? Well, November is coming up in a few weeks, which means I’ll have my fingers flying for NaNoWriMo. National Novel Writing Month is something … Continue reading

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Accidentally Forever

This is release week for an anthology with a fun premise, one I couldn’t resist but write a story for. Can you imagine waking up married–and not remembering how it happened? Poor Megan has been in love with her best … Continue reading

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Wishing Away 2017

I was toward the end of this past week when I realized the end of September was barreling around the corner.  Where the heck did 2017 go? ACK! This year has been one of moving forward. Picking up the fragmented … Continue reading

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Technology…Take Me Away

Have you ever wished you lived a hundred years ago, you know…before the Internet. Before the constant bombardment of emails and instant messaging and SOCIAL MEDIA. I must confess I’ve been feeling the need to “borrow” Dr. Who’s TARDIS and … Continue reading

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Behind The Book: The Women of The Arsenal

Hi, everyone! First off, I’m absolutely thrilled to be a part of the Nights of Passion blog. I’ll hopefully be bringing stuff to you on Thursdays, so if there’s something in particular you’d like to chat about, drop me a … Continue reading

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The False Start

There are many potholes in the road to finishing a book. One of the ones I find myself constantly falling into is what I call the false start…where you’re so sure you’ve found the perfect way to start a book. … Continue reading

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Knowing when to walk away

I wish I could say everything we start as writers ends up as a fantastic book that readers adore and critics rave about. Wouldn’t that be awesome? *pauses to ponder the perfection* Sadly, it’s far from the truth. First drafts … Continue reading

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No More Shadows

Good morning, and Happy Groundhog Day. Ah, I almost forgot what today is until someone reminded me. I’m sure we’re all quite familiar with the tradition and folklore surrounding the day. Can you believe we’ve been calling up on the … Continue reading

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Hi, everyone :)

*waves frantically* Hi everyone, I’m Cara. I’m going to be guest posting for a while here on the awesome Nights of Passion blog. I’m thrilled to be here, and am looking forward to getting to know all of you. So, … Continue reading

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