Category Archives: romance

Writing the Moment by Susan Hanniford Crowley

I’m very excited I’m writing the most crucial scene in my next novel.  I was stuck for a while and went back in and edited up to the point. Still stuck, I did massive research on the history that affects … Continue reading

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Time to Write (Ack!) by Stacy Hoff

It’s every writer’s dream to have quiet alone time to write. We beg, borrow and steal for free time. For me, this is especially true. I’m a wife, mom and full-time attorney. I’m also actively engaged in my professional writing … Continue reading

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The Wasp Whisperer: A True Account by Heather Novak

One peaceful summer day, the unthinkable happened… A deadly wasp infiltrated my kitchen. I live tweeted the experience. All of these events are completely true and not in any way dramatized. * *dramatization During my time held hostage by this, the … Continue reading

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Getting Back Into Sci-Fi by Mandy Rosko

Okay, so I think Earnest Cline is opening me up to all sorts of books and movies that I wasn’t even really aware of, or didn’t pay much attention to, outside of Star Wars and Mass Effect. I think it … Continue reading

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Final Shades of July Paranormal-Scope

Things are heating up. Are you ready for it? While I am not qualified in any way to read neither stars nor planets, I am intimately linked to the paranormal in the world in many ways. So are you. The … Continue reading

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RWA National Convention: “The Party’s Over”

I’m writing this in the 8th floor lobby of the Marriott Marquis in New York City as the RWA National Convention winds to an end. The RITAs are over, authors are meeting at the bar for one last drink together. … Continue reading

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Should You Write What You Love or Follow the Trends?

This is the question all fiction authors are confronted with in their careers. There isn’t an easy answer. When a particular genre or type of novel is in the limelight, a lot of publishers and authors rush to try to get a piece … Continue reading

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