Tag Archives: Heroes

Interview with a Romance Reader about Her Favorite Things!

Rose comes from Georgia and loves reading romance!  I decided to interview her to get her insights on her favorite things in the books she’s read. Rose: I love your books. They are my fav. Susan: Thank you, Rose.  Let’s … Continue reading

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What Outlander Has Taught Me About Heroes: Strength by Jenna Jaxon

Last week I started this series about heroes and how the Outlander series has taught me a lot about how we measure heroes and heroism. I came up with four major characteristics for heroes: strength, intelligence, compassion, and passion. Today … Continue reading

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H is for Hero

I’ve been thinking about the subject of this post for quite a while—ever since last August in fact–when the Starz Channel began to broadcast the excellent Outlander series. The day the series premiered, I passed the time until it aired … Continue reading

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How Does Friday Roll Around So Quickly

What are you reading? I’m reading Cheese It, The Cops by Sharon Daynard a short story in book The Killer Wore Cranberry: Room for Thirds. It’s a fun story for the holidays. All the stories in the book are lite … Continue reading

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Let’s talk heroes

A series of strange conversations prompted this week’s blog. Discussions of superheroes, jerks, and even underpants. Since this is “not just another romance blog,” I figured it would be the perfect place to continue the discussion with my non-comic obsessed … Continue reading

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What’s Your Favorite Kind of Scene to Read/Write? by Leia Shaw

The chapter I’m currently working on in my next Badass Brats book (hopefully releasing next month) is an emotionally-charged argument between the hero and one of the heroines. It occurred to me as I was writing it, that verbal fights … Continue reading

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Pleasing Picky Bitches by Leia Shaw

As an author I pay very close attention to what fans of my genre (paranormal romance) want in a book. The hero is easy  – masculine, well-built and well-hung, alpha to the core, but can still be brought to his … Continue reading

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Terminator or Indiana Jones

Last week I focused on villains which was a lot of fun, but for these next couple weeks, I’m going back to life as a reader and I’d like to talk about heroes and heroines. Today, I’ll focus on the … Continue reading

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Spring is Here! Romance News!

I took a long walk with my honey along our favorite beach.  It refreshed my heart.  I suggest everyone  find a special place and go there often. Inland the flowers are starting to bloom, but the winds have been a … Continue reading

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