Started a new day job this week. I won’t get into the boring details, but I didn’t like the direction my career was taking with my old company, so after twelve years, I had to make the leap. I was explaining to a few of my non-writer friends that I don’t think I would have… Continue reading Watch out! Margaret is mixing it up again!
Writing can be a lonely job. We spend a lot of times in our heads, listening to people who don’t really exist, and hurdling obstacles in single-minded pursuit of that happily ever after. Then, when the writing is done, we not only have to send our baby out into the world, but shout from… Continue reading Thinking inside the box when it comes to promo
Look for these new releases from DSRA members in April and May. Love Finds A Way (Boxed Set) Contentment by Margaret Ethridge Release: April 29, 2014 Turquoise Morning Press Four unconventional love stories, from popular and bestselling romance authors. Chasing Luck (a Serendipity novel) Author: Brinda Berry Release: April 30, 2014… Continue reading DSRA Releases
When I was younger, I was a big roller coaster fan. My brother and I used to spend a day at Six Flags doing nothing but running from one coaster to the next. When my kids hit the daredevil stage, I was right there in line with them, willing and able to ride the tallest,… Continue reading Thrilled, but vaguely nauseous. Thanks for asking….
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
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?
There’s a blank page staring me in the face. It isn’t that I don’t have plenty of ideas. I have an entire Evernote workbook stuffed full of bunnies. And a few of those ideas are fairly well outlined. There are some fairly large blocks of dialogue and scene synopses in that file. I have all… Continue reading Drawing a blank