Look for these new releases from DSRA members in August and September. Bodyguard Under Fire by Elle James Harlequin Intrigue Sept 1, 2013 A Special Forces soldier meets the baby girl he never knew existed in this book in Elle James’s Covert Cowboys, Inc. series. In a small town in Texas, everyone has a secret.… Continue reading DSRA Releases
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?
I struggle with names…Names for my characters; Names for my cities; Names for bars, restaurants, etc. If something has a proper name in my book, trust me when I say I struggled over it. I have even changed my hero, heroine and antagonist names more than once WHILE writing my books. Let’s just say that… Continue reading What in a Name? Name my town!
Some time back I started a Medical-Romance and sent it to a known Med/Rom publisher (who, for the purposes of this blog will remain nameless.) It got rejected. Oh, not because the writing was bad. The editor loved the writing. But there was too much suspense for her line and she suggested a couple of… Continue reading Being the Antagonist is FUN!
It’s that time again…writers’ conferences are starting up for 2013. Some of us are old heads, but some of us are relative newbies. There’s always questions about what to do, what to say, what is the worst thing, etc. So let’s go over some basic things you should do (or have) for conference and then… Continue reading Conference Dos and Don’ts
Routines. Habits. Daily Practices. We all have them. Did you know all these habits are ‘stored’ in a particular part of your brain? And that once you learn a habit, you can’t ‘unlearn’ it? That’s what I want to talk about today…routines. On Mondays, I clean house. My trash is picked up on Tuesdays, so… Continue reading Habits and Routines. Do you have good ones?
Look for these new books by DSRA members in October and November. Wild at Heart Volume 1 Anthology to benefit Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge October 1, 2012 by Diamond State Romance Authors This is a volume of short stories about wild animals, big cat rescues, shapeshifters and anything that would showcase the plight of large… Continue reading DSRA Releases