Category Archives: romance

Valentines Against Violence by Heather Novak

I’m going to talk about a very touchy subject this Valentine’s day. According to the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence (NRCDV), Valentine’s day has a higher than average incidence of domestic violence. February is also National Teen Dating Violence Awareness … Continue reading

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Proud of What I Write

I am ashamed to say that years ago, when I started writing romance novels, it was not something I eagerly shared with my more extended family, peers or friends. Why? Because my perception was that everyone thought romance was full … Continue reading

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Making Swag for Readers Using Scrapbooking Methods by Mandy Rosko

So I’m a little excited for this. I found the coolest thing at the new Walmart down the street from me. It’s a sticker maker. I looked it up online, and I guess people use them for scrabooking and card … Continue reading

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A Blizzard and Another Blizzard Paranormal-Scope

I want to thank romance author Gerri Brousseau for coming on and pitch hitting for me when I had no power and no wifi on Saturday. Tonight (Sunday night) I am writing this paranormal-scope before the snow starts falling again … Continue reading

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Snow Day By Gerri Brousseau

Despite the fact that the groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil, indicated we would have early spring (which we very well still may get), here in Connecticut we have had quite a bit of snow yesterday. It was that wet, sticky, heavy snow … Continue reading

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A Writer’s Fear Factor by Stacy Hoff

Because my newest book—my first sequel—released two days ago (February 3rd, 2016), my fear factor has been ratcheted up a notch. And why not? There is always anxiety for any author when their new book “hits the streets.” Will the book … Continue reading

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Trusting Your Gut by Heather Novak

Everyone tells you to trust your gut, trust your gut, trust your gut. They’re on to something! But how do you trust your gut? By listening to your intuition and trusting yourself to figure it out. It’s important as a … Continue reading

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