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!
February was a particularly grueling month for me as a writer and March is turning out to be equally challenging. But I’m handling it, one project at a time, cross one hurdle before taking on the next. At the beginning of this year I gave myself permission not to make New Year’s resolutions. Instead, I… Continue reading ***FOCUS***
Haven’t you dreamed of owning a Voodoo doll of your boss, or competition to stick pins in and make them suffer? Or were you ever in love with someone who didn’t love you and wish you had a potion to make them fall in love with you? I love to explore the possibilities Voodoo offers.… Continue reading Got your Voodoo on?
Hi, Elle James here. Where do I get my inspiration? Everywhere! Today, I’m in Winterpark, Colorado, nestled beneath a warm blanket, my pups sitting beside me while I write. The hubs and daughter are out braving the ski slopes and I’m visiting the characters in my latest story. So where do I get inspiration to… Continue reading Where do I get inspiration?
I’m really excited about the Wild at Heart Project the DSRA is pulling together to benefit the Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge. We have 22 short stories that will go into making two books, one adult and one young adult. These books will be sold as ebooks and print and all proceeds will go to the… Continue reading Wild At Heart Project