Category Archives: romance

How We Do It

This weekend I watched the movie Across the Universe and it left me deep in thought over the simplest of lines. The movie itself was good with great music, but early on when the male protagonist is put on the … Continue reading

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A Beginner’s Guidebook by Mandy Rosko

I’ve decided over the last couple of weeks that I was going to write a guide book of sorts.   I got the idea when I realized that there was still so much information out there that so many people … Continue reading

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Finding Nora by Ripley Proserpina

Finding Nora, a novella in my Searchers series, releases 2/27! Here is the blurb and a teaser. Remember— it’s reverse harem, which means no love triangle! No need to choose! Can Nora deserve the love she’s found? Lost, angry, and … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Nights of Passion! Contest!

On February 14, 2009, I started Nights of Passion Blog. Since that time we have expanded the Passionate Crew (God Bless them all!) and interviewed new and exciting authors. We’ve had parties and giveaways.  We’ve also seen some careers begin … Continue reading

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Drama, Soap Opera Style by Stacy Hoff

I am a romance writer. My business card says so. And yet, I find myself drawn to other genres as well. Sometimes I sprinkle action/adventure into my romance story line (like in my DESIRE series). Other times, it’s women’s fiction … 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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What Did You Want?

You simply have to open your eyes and ears to see and hear all the differences we each represent– not to mention those other senses like touch and smell and taste. All those senses and our world of endless distractions. … Continue reading

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