It is a truth universally acknowledged that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife – Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice (1813). It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. – Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities (1859). Mr. and Mrs. Dursley… Continue reading What’s your line? Play a game with Mags!
This is a good question, and one authors should have an answer for. We all write for different reasons. Some for the love of the craft, some for money and others just because they love it. Do you see a pattern here? It doesn’t matter what the reason is, what matters is that you love… Continue reading Why do you write?
Look for these books by our members in May and June. HEARTS IN DANGER – Romantic Suspense Box Set by Elle James, Mandy Harbin, Parker Kincade, Megan Mitcham, & More Now Available for Pre-Order $0.99 Hearts in Danger, FOURTEEN stories of thrilling romance to benefit the American Heart Association. These full length, Romantic Suspense stories come… Continue reading DSRA Releases
This is the year of delving into the science of craft for me. I have to approach everything from an analytical perspective, my fatal flaw. I’ve been at this for six years now and I’ve written a LOT of words, finished a few books, but haven’t published anything, accept a really nice short story. I’ve… Continue reading Did You Know RWA has Classes?
Oscar Wilde said “experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.” I am really experienced. This week I changed my pen name. After months of working to build name recognition and a social media presence, it’s all gone. Gone! I plan to publish two novels in the Descended of Dragons series this October. I… Continue reading Mistakes. I’ve Made A Few. By Jen Crane
So yes, I was a bad girl and waited until the last minute to upload this post, but it’s because I knew I would be at the Romantic Times Convention in Dallas and I knew I’d have hundreds of nuggets of information to impart. However, I don’t have time to expound upon the hundreds. I’ll… Continue reading RT Knowledge
Do you remember the first day of grade-school? First and second grade, maybe? Did you worry no one would talk to you, that you wouldn’t have any friends? Did sitting in class, learning and doing your work, change your mind? I’m asking because I’ll bet it didn’t. I’ll bet what changed your mind was recess.… Continue reading The Power of Play