Beginning this Saturday, March 1, the DSRA blog will be shifting to a new posting schedule. Our contributors will now have assigned dates to help streamline our blogging routines. Check out this new schedule and mark your favorite blogger’s date. 1st – New Release Blog – Check out new releases from all our DSRA members… Continue reading New Blogging Schedule for the DSRA
When your children are young you spend much of your time as mother, chauffeur, sports coach, tutor, craftsman, launderer and hero (chasing monsters from under their beds). You’re so caught up in raising them that you can’t see that far ahead to the day when they leave the nest and venture out on their own.… Continue reading Surrogate Children by Elle James/Myla Jackson
As I near the end of the year, I produced a year in review letter to send out to family and friends. I went back over my calendar and wrote about all the trips I took with and without family, what was going on in the lives of my grown children, and the successes we’ve… Continue reading Planning for 2014 (ELLE JAMES)
This year at Romance Writers of America’s annual conference, I received my 25-book pin from Harlequin. I spent a week in Atlanta attending the conference while my work piled up at home. Deadlines grew tighter with each day I was at conference. But it was worth it. Now, I have two weeks to write 50,000… Continue reading Deadline Hell
When I wrote my short story CHASING FIRE for the SMOKIN’ HOT FIREMEN Anthology, I didn’t realize how apropos and bittersweet it would turn out to be. I chose smoke jumpers because I thought they were exciting, sexy, brave and utterly insane to jump from an airplane into one of the most dangers situations imaginable,… Continue reading Paying Tribute – by Elle James
One of the best parts about writing is research trips! For my Cajun Magic Series, my sister and I traveled to Louisiana, toured the bayous, road an airboat, pet an alligator, toured sugar plantation manors and tasted Cajun food to die for. It was fun, it was a bit dangerous, but I’d do it… Continue reading Research Trips Aren’t for Sissies!