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What Makes a Novel a Romance?

There are as many definitions of romance as there are dictionaries. The most common definition, and the most widely accepted, is a “feeling of excitement and mystery associated with love.” But all of the definitions digress quickly, adding statements like … Continue reading

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What to get for Easter? Try these 10 Eggcellent RomComs

I love to watch TV. I don’t do it as often as I would like, what with writing and marketing books, and learning more about writing and marketing books. So I tend to binge watch when I veg in front … Continue reading

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Lost Your Spark? 6 Sexy Solutions to Add Romance Now

We all lose the spark in our relationships now and then. Maybe work concerns us, we are busy with kids or have financial issues. Maybe we feel fat, think our partner is fat, or we are just fighting a cold. … Continue reading

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The Lost Art of Second Chances – Meet Courtney Hunt

Today, I have the pleasure of introducing you to Courtney Hunt, as well as her Kindle Scout Award winning novel, The Lost Art of Second Chances. If I know you, you will want rush out to buy this and many other … Continue reading

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Improve Your Blog Content and Happiness in One Step

Purpose. We all have one. Most likely, we have several. We try to make our choices with a sense of purpose. A sense of purpose is believed to be a top contributor to a person’s happiness. I always assumed I … Continue reading

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Available at last! Preorder “Bedeviled” NOW

“Bedeviled” has finally been uploaded into Amazon. There were many days when I thought this one would never get there. The writing was fast – well, fast for me – but the editing, the beta reading, the revision of the … Continue reading

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3 Grabbers. Vote on your Favorite Now

“It was the best of times. It was the worst of times.” I am sure you know the opening of “A Tale of Two Cities.” It is famous, as so many first lines are. Great first lines grab your attention. … Continue reading

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Where’s the Mystery in Romance Writing? Right here

I am getting excited. I am only weeks away from releasing my third novel in the Beguiling Bachelor series. “Bedeviled” follows “Bedazzled” and “Beholden” and I have added an element of suspense to the romance tradition. That is new to … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk about Sex, baby…

Sex. Just three little letters on a page, but oh, so much emotion. We see the world through the lens of our own backgrounds, history and experiences. I am no exception. Why Age Matters While I was still young in … Continue reading

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Selected Skills in Blogging and how to Welcome a Guest

I have been so excited about blogging lately. Each week, I look forward to generating ideas, finding exciting artwork and sharing my world with you. Thanks to sites with wonderful and informative blogs of their own, sites like Problogger and Successfulblogging, … Continue reading

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