Category Archives: Jenna Jaxon

The Writing Retreat by Bobbi Lerman

Reasons to go on a writing retreat!  I learned the far-reaching benefits of going on retreats years ago when I woke up one day certain I had lost touch with my muse forever. I wanted -no- I needed to somehow … Continue reading

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The Joy of Books, Conferences and Research

There is nothing like the fragrance of newly printed books. It becomes even more joyful when they are yours. You want to skip and dance and dance and skip. I think you get the idea. In preparation for Confluence 1017 … Continue reading

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Happy 4th of July! How Are You Celebrating?

So much is happening in around the 4th of July for me! My book Vampire Princess of New York is being released in print. Keep an eye out for it on Amazon and Barnes and Nobles. As soon as I … Continue reading

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Remember Those that Have Served

Today is Memorial Day in the United States. Today we honor our fallen in the U.S. military that fought to keep us free. We remember them. “Memorial Day is an American holiday, observed on the last Monday of May, honoring … 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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In Which I Ponder Why Jo March Didn’t Choose Laurie. By Ripley Proserpina

In my last week’s blog post, I talked a little bit about reverse harem, and the idea of the female lead character not having to choose between love interests. Thinking more about this, I realized there are a lot of … Continue reading

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