On Sunday I went to see Snow White and the Huntsman with a couple of my girlfriends. In case you’re not familiar with it, here’s the trailer. (Warning: it’s a bit scary.) I have to say, I didn’t really like it much. The special effects and costumes are amazing, but I felt like far more… Continue reading Which fairy tale heroine would you love to be?
For the last few months, I’ve been doing research for a story idea I that began germinating in my imagination about five years ago – long before I actually decided to start writing romance. Last week I happened to be cruising around the interwebs and discovered that another author had a similar idea – only… Continue reading Where have you been all my life, Elizabeth Hoyt?
I went to an extremely small high school. There were only 46 students in my graduating class (36 girls and 13 boys – yep, pretty crappy odds for a chubby girl with a feathered mullet). I babysat for my vice principal and our English teacher acted as a chaperone at one of my friend’s sleepovers.… Continue reading My favorite quality in a romance novel
First, I’d like to thank Kat for inviting me over here to her blog. You gotta love someone who says–I’d like you to guest post and can you make it about sex? LOL Why, yes, yes I can actually. : ) A couple of weeks ago, I ran across this article via Twitter (where all… Continue reading Why do all the romance heroes have six packs? – Guest post by Roni Loren
As a contemporary romance writer, I know that series set in small towns and tight-knit communities are insanely popular. But there’s also a danger that, as a series grows, those communities can begin to smother the vibrancy of later novels and their characters. This isn’t just a danger with small-town contemporary romance. It can happen… Continue reading How a small community can smother your characters