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WT: Why We Need Consent in Romance with Educator Tori Lynne by Heather Novak

It’s time for wine! But grab a big glass, because we’re going to talk serious. We’re going to talk about consent. Whether you’re writing Chick Lit, Young Adult, New Adult, Contemporary, Erotica, Paranormal, Multi-cultural, LGBT, (and so on), your relationships all … Continue reading

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Owning Our Desire

by C. Margery Kempe “All unfulfilled desires are imprisoned children.” ― Anais Nin We know what we want, but sometimes we try to talk ourselves out of it. Why? We all have myriad pressures on us from those close to … Continue reading

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Survey: Does Sex Sell? by Marian Lanouette

THE RESULTS WILL BE POSTED HERE ON FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2012. TO SEE THEM SOONER FOLLOW THIS LINK: http://marianl.com/main/?p=531   What I’m reading this week. Sleep No More by Iris Johnsen Does sex really sell? I ran this survey yesterday … Continue reading

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Some Like it Rough by Leia Shaw

If you’re a romance reader (like me!) you probably like this genre because; 1) the connection between the characters 2) the happily ever after and 3) the steamy love scenes! Or maybe you have your own reasons, but those are … Continue reading

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Writing the Heat by Gerri Brousseau

Does writing a love scene make you giggle?  Make you blush?  Or are you really into it?  When I wrote my first novel, there came a point when the love scene needed to be written.  I had heard other authors … Continue reading

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Do Romance Authors Have Sex by Leia Shaw

I had a conversation recently with a friend I hadn’t seen in a while who had just read my first two books and wanted to know if I had more. The first thing she said, after assuring me she loved … Continue reading

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Cooking Up a Good Story by Gerri Brousseau

Over the course of the last few Thursdays, I have been posting comfort food recipes.  It got me thinking about the similarities between cooking, following a recipe, and writing a novel.  Ok, so you had to know this was coming … Continue reading

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Fry Up

There was a big brouhaha this week across the Twitterverse and the British papers centering on “national treasure” or “mortal enemy” (depending on your cultural outlook) Stephen Fry. A small magazine printed a story where Fry was said to claim … Continue reading

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