Tag Archives: Twilight

Playlists and Sundry Moods…By Ripley Proserpina

I love a good playlist. Back in the day, Stephenie Meyer posted a playlist to Twilight (this was well before the movie). I would huddle in my room, hit the playlist, and float through the book, Linkin Park in the … Continue reading

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Virgin Heroes

Virginity is one of the staple tropes of the historical romance novel. To date I’ve never written an historical heroine who wasn’t a virgin and during most periods keeping one’s virginity until marriage is a pretty big deal. Of course one … Continue reading

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How Paranormal Are You?

Every year I give this little quiz.  The questions always change so no one can cheat, and you simply cannot study for it.  No worries.  We’re just having a bit of fun.  Circle one answer per question. How Paranormal Are … Continue reading

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From Print to the Silver Screen by Gerri Brousseau

I’m sitting here trying to come up with a wonderful idea for this blog, but it just so happens that it’s Mob Week on AMC and The Godfather is on. Not only does The Godfather give us a peek into … Continue reading

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Assorted Sundries and Sunshine

Recently I celebrated my wedding anniversary.   My husband got me tulips and hyacinths.  Since it was snowing, they’ve been living in pots in the kitchen.  This lovely photo is from Pinterest.  I wanted to show you the lovely color of … Continue reading

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Breaking Dawn Review by Leia Shaw

Like millions of American teenagers, I saw Breaking Dawn, the Twilight Saga, this weekend. Before I write my long-winded but hopefully somewhat entertaining review, here’s where I stand on the franchise. I liked the book series. Yes, I admit it. … Continue reading

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Breaking Dawn, Part Two by Gerri Brousseau

We’ve all seen the movie trailer commercials on TV, we’ve seen the cast members being interviewed on various talk shows, we’ve read and re-read the books, and are ready to finally see, The Twilight Saga, Breaking Dawn Part Two … tomorrow. … Continue reading

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Background Music by Gerri Brousseau

Can you imagine going to see a movie that has no music in it?  I’m not talking about a musical, like The Sound of Music, I’m talking about music in the background.  You know how they always play suspenseful music … Continue reading

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Teenage Biting by Leia Shaw

Help! Teenagers are Running Amok and Biting Each other! The news story below caught my attention recently and I ended up in a heated debate about it. http://abclocal.go.com/kfsn/story?section=news/bizarre&id=7536979 “The forbidden love story of Bella and Edward of Twilight is sending … Continue reading

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Historical Romance, Fact or Fiction by Gerri Brousseau

When you write historical fiction, how accurate do you have to be?  I’m watching Young Guns, which is a movie about the early life of Billy the Kid.  What is interesting about this movie is AMC has Story Notes throughout the … Continue reading

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