You’ve read a beautiful romance novel that left you with goosebumps and now you’re hopeful you can find something just like it. But before you move on to the next book in the series or another author and book, there’s something you need to do…
Do you love romance novels? If so, you’re certainly not alone. According to Romance Writers of America, the romance novel industry is a $1.08 billion dollar business. Continue reading “3 Ways You Know You’re a Closet Romance Novel Enthusiast”
My stepmother introduced me to romance novels at the ripe young age of 13. I still remember my first novel–Ashes in the Wind– by Kathleen Woodiwiss. I was captivated by the beautiful heroine, strong, brave hero and the fascinating story line. Continue reading “Love Romance Books? Why Dark Awakening and Dark Gathering Won’t Disappoint”
It’s been a little over a year since Dark Awakening, my first novel, was released. At the time, I didn’t think anything could replace the joy, excitement, nervousness and hope that came from the release of that first novel.
But the release of my second novel, Dark Gathering, Continue reading “Introducing Dark Gathering, Book 2 of the Dark World trilogy”
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“If I didn’t learn to use a gun in my century, what makes you think I’m going to learn to use one in yours?” Caitriona Sinclair quipped at the hulk of a man who stood before her. She exhaled, blowing an errant red-brown curl from her eyes and watching as her breath reflected the cold November day. Her deep, emerald green eyes met his hard grey ones without backing down. After all, she knew he would win in the end. He always did. As if reading her mind, he placed two fingers under her elbow and pushed her arm up so that it was parallel to the ground.
My dad used to say you could tell a lot about a man by playing a game of Monopoly with him, hanging Christmas lights together and watching a man fish.
Hanging Christmas lights as a couple is a subject for a whole other blog, and if you’ve ever played a game of Monopoly with your significant other and are still together, then you’ve figured that one out. Continue reading “What Fishing Taught Me About Marketing my Romance Novel”
Such a great article that helps take a bit of the mystery out of how to go from printed book to the big screen! Anyone else thinking ‘movie rights?’
Society is based on a 9-to-5 rigor I’ve never quite mastered. While the work day seems to come alive over morning coffee, boardroom meetings and teams of problem solvers gathering to solve the next big challenge, I’m still dusting away the cobwebs of sleep deprivation from a late night of writing.
Great article that highlights 4 things readers can learn from romance novels, proving there is a place for romance novels on the shelves of any library!