Royal Street by Suzanne Johnson My rating: 5 of 5 stars In the interest of full disclosure, you should know that Suzanne Johnson is one of my critique partners. I’ve read early drafts of the second book in this series – River Road – but I’d never read any of Royal Street until I bought… Continue reading Review: Royal Street by Suzanne Johnson
A big thank-you to everyone who commented on Suzanne Johnson’s guest post, Romance at a Slow Simmer: Writing a Series. And, of course, a massive kiss on the cheek to Suz for writing such a thoughtful piece. The very lucky winner of Royal Street is…Wendy Sparrow! Congratulations! Wendy, email me your address at romancingkatrina[at]gmail[dot]com Everyone,… Continue reading Winner of the Suzanne Johnson giveaway!
This is a guest post by Suzanne Johnson, my critique partner, friend, and author of the incredible Sentinel of New Orleans series. Royal Street – the first in the series and Suzanne’s debut novel – came out last week to well-deserved rave reviews. She’s giving away a copy to a very lucky person who leaves… Continue reading Romance at a Slow Simmer: Writing a Series
This is cross-posted at The Season. I love short stories. I studied them in college and some of my all-time favorite authors (like Flannery O’Connor and Angela Carter) wrote brilliant short stories. I’ve never been a big fan of romance short stories, though—until recently. Last year I won a copy of Jeannie Lin’s The Taming… Continue reading Little man’s complex: short stories that pack a powerful punch