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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