Tag Archives: romance writing

A Writer’s Wish

I went to Barnes and Nobles this weekend and the smell of books haunts me. I used to associate B&N with soy hot chocolates, chai teas and reading romance or suspense-filled fiction, but this changed with children and my decision … Continue reading

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The Value of Secondary Characters

I don’t know about you, but some of the most fun I get from reading a series is getting to know the secondary characters. Seeing the characters take shape before your eyes as they sneak in and out of the … Continue reading

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Beating Writer’s Block to A Pulp!

A lot of things can cause writer’s block.  Sometimes life just throws so many curve balls at us that we’re running here and there trying to help family, going from crisis to crisis, working a day job, keeping all our … Continue reading

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Dear Vampire David: What Do Vampires Do for Fun?

If you have a question you’d like to ask on a paranormal matter or just a question, email me at NightsofPassionBlog@gmail.com  with David in the subject line. Thanks. It seems tonight’s letter is carrying on a theme on the blog this … Continue reading

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Spontaneous Writing Party–Join Us!

Okay, I’ve put out the cyber chocolate cake, chocolate cookies, marshmallows, graham crackers, and chocolate bars for making s’mores in the microwave.  We have some fruit smoothies made up, wine, soda, beer, and champagne.  Oh, yes, I’m forgetting the blood … Continue reading

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It’s Mason. It’s Thursday. I’m in Orlando.

On the flight over here I ran into two Toronto Romance Writers chapter members. We chit chat before we boarded. I meet up with Toni Kelly, and we went for lunch. She eats healthy food but I won’t hold that … Continue reading

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You’ve Turned in Your Final Edits. What’s next?

I’ve turned in what I think are final edits for VAMPIRE IN THE BASEMENT. I have blurbs to write, and I’m can’t wait to see what the cover artist designs. What’s next? As a writer, you know that whenever you’ve … Continue reading

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Lesson on Love 4: Touching

Whether it’s real life or a romance novel, the moment the hero and heroine touches, the romance unfolds faster.  Touch means trust. You begin with the basics. He leans toward her.  Does she welcome his advance or feel threatened by … Continue reading

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Contest is now closed. Nights of Passion’s is thrilled to have Historical Romance author Erin Grace back. Thank you for joining us.

Erin Grace will contact the winner directly. Good Luck! Mason a.c.Mason Darkness ♀♂ Desires http://www.acmason.com

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It’s Mason Monday. Bigger the book with no hoo ha ha.

Another jam packed weekend of writing and critiquing with no more hours in per day. Such is life as a writer. Since I got serious about my writing career, I’ve been to two Donald Maass “God of the written word” … Continue reading

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