Tag Archives: Beguiling Bachelors

Can a Porcupine Learn to be a Crocodile

Growing up in the Midwest, I was afraid of tornados. They came out of nowhere without the warnings we sometimes get today, and they laid waste to all in their path. I was fascinated with them by the time I attended … Continue reading

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Think you Know Romance? Think Again!

The nicest thing happened to me this week – and I needed it for so many reasons, but more on that later. My phone rang late one afternoon and it was my cousin and oldest friend. We have been friends … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Transforming the Normal to the “Novel”

“Where do you get your story ideas?” I am asked that more than any other question, once people get past the shock. Why are they shocked? Well, usually I get asked the question when I am with highly educated and … Continue reading

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Announcing Maddy’s Romance Madness

  I am excited to announce that I am expanding my blog to two days per week. Next week, I will kick off Maddy’s Romance Madness every Tuesday. Romance Madness is a weekly introduction to other romance authors, some new … Continue reading

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Can you tame “A Cowboy’s Passion”? Welcome my Guest Anita Philmar

Today, I am pleased to announce a new feature on my blog. If you are an avid reader like me, you are always looking for new authors and novels to enjoy. The clever Tina Gayle set up something she called “Eggcerpt … 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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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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