Category Archives: Writing Topics

My Sexy Saturday Love Who Makes My Heart Hop: The Stormy Love Life of Laura Cordelais by Susan Hanniford Crowley

I like to participate in the My Sexy Saturday Blog Hop. This week we are all talking about that sexy love that really gets the heart pounding, the guy who turns your head when he walks in the room and … Continue reading

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My Sexy Saturday Heroic Hero Blog Hop: When Love Survives by Susan Hanniford Crowley

This was a tough one as each of my heroes in my books are heroic. I think I got a little confused with the directions of whether the hero has to be sexy while being heroic. I think being heroic … 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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Bad Boys Don’t Care If It’s Valentine’s Day by Ripley Proserpina

Because most of my time not spent reading or writing is now spent watching Gilmore Girls, I’ve started thinking about bad boys. Gilmore Girls wasn’t a show I watched when it was on t.v.; as a high schooler with a … 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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When the Dish Ran Away with the Spoon and Met an Author. By Ripley Proserpina

This week I’m excited to interview author Heather R. Blair. I’m in love with Heather’s books; she writes about my favorite things (shifters, vampires, demons, witches, and… dun dun dun!!!! Mother Goose!). She’s also, hands-down, one of the most amazing … Continue reading

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The Real World vs. the Writer’s World by Stacy Hoff

The Internet offers plenty of distractions from writing. Tons of websites provide viewers with a steady stream of world news. Some news is positive. Most news is negative. I try to be savvy about current events and yet still shut … Continue reading

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