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
Look for these new releases from DSRA members in May and June. Mr. Mayhem (Hot Nights in St. Blaise #5) by Maggie Wells Turquoise Morning Press May 3, 2013 Lab tech Melanie Curtis claims Dr. Marc Mayhew’s shy smile won her vote for Mr. May, but the fact is, she’s been aching to get a… Continue reading DSRA Releases
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 saw a question posed on Twitter recently, “Who is your all-time favorite romance hero and why?” I’ve probably read tens of thousands of romances over the years, and fallen in love with just about every hero to some degree. That’s what readers are supposed to do, isn’t it, what we romance authors want to… Continue reading My Favorite Hero
Not long ago, my mother asked me why I didn’t just sit down and write a nice, juicy mystery. *sigh* Don’t get me wrong. My mom is proud of me. She has read and touted everything I’ve ever written. (Well, the ones she knows about… wink-wink) She has never uttered a harsh word about romance… Continue reading Why romance?
I recently read a rant on Twitter about how annoying it was when authors tweeted so-called writing rules—the things you should or shouldn’t do. It seems like there’s always an exception to every rule. Romance has its own unwritten rules. I remember several years ago when an author told me what I could and couldn’t… Continue reading Breaking the Rules
Look for these new books by DSRA members in May and June. Inamorata Thrown together by fate, bound by history. After twenty-five years of cooling his jets in a wall sconce, Frank DeLuca figured the afterlife owed him a break. Hadn’t he been a model ghost? He didn’t possess little kids, screw up the television… Continue reading DSRA Releases