We all have our different ideas of what qualifies as romantic. On my blog this month, I’ve been hosting authors and asking them questions about romance. As a writer, your characters won’t always agree with your ideas. It’s better if you can think outside the proverbial box and make the most unique situation into a… Continue reading What is Romantic?
Look for these new releases from DSRA members in January and February. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Texas Fandango by Cynthia D’Alba February 4, 2014 Samhain Publishing Two weeks on a beach can deepen more than just their tans. Texas Montgomery Mavericks, Book 3 KC Montgomery was eleven when she met the love of her life. Of course, seventeen-year-old… Continue reading DSRA Releases
I am getting near the end of book 4 in the Texas Montgomery Mavericks Series. But I’m having trouble finishing it. It’s not that I don’t know what’s going to happen…I do. I’m not really a plotter but at this point in any book (I’m setting up the Big Black Moment), I know exactly what… Continue reading Trouble Finishing A Book
I’m published with Samhain Publishing. I mention this because their “routine” is digital release first, followed by the print version (for word counts greater than 50k) about a year later. This means I do line edits TWICE. Once for digital and one for print. I know what you’re thinking…you did the edits for the digital… Continue reading Doing My Edits
Below is the actual picture of my tube of toothpaste and my husband’s tube of toothpaste. Which one is which? Before I tell you the answer….have you made your decision? Ready? Really ready? I’m on the left. Husband is on the right. Which one of us is doing it right? It doesn’t matter, does… Continue reading Are You a Messy Or Neat Writer?
This morning the lead speaker at a local RWA chapter’s weekend retreat backed out of speaking. Her reasoning? She didn’t think she’d sell enough of her books. She usually requires $1500 speaker’s fee and this chapter was paying her $75 +room and board. It simply wasn’t worth her time and effort to go, even though… Continue reading Your Word is Your Bond
Last week, I had a timeshare week that hubby and I forgot about. It was not far from where I live now…about 2.5 hours. It’s a nice condo and hubby suggested I go up for a week and write. I know me. I need a foot in the a$$ sometimes to get the job done.… Continue reading Does Peer Pressure Work?