Romance Subgenres

Romance Subgenres

My quest as a romance writer is to mine the riches of as many subgenres of this wide-ranging art form as I possibly can. The major division is between historical and contemporary: Historical. Location and century organize this huge subgenre. The following time-periods...
Thanksgiving 2015

Thanksgiving 2015

My fantasy: In the run-up to Halloween, I see Halloween decorations with an orange and black color scheme. After Halloween I see Thanksgiving decorations with turkeys and autumn leaves with an orange and brown color scheme. Only after Thanksgiving do I see the red and...
Know Your Value

Know Your Value

On November 20th I attended the Know Your Value event hosted by Mika Brzezinski of MSNBC’s Morning Joe in Orlando. It was the last of a nationwide effort focused on empowering women to express their worth in business and in life. The other cities on the tour were...
Love After All

Love After All

I love treating the setting for a story as a secondary character. A lively setting allows my main characters to shine brighter. I travel a lot and use the many places I go as backdrops for my narrative imagination. One place that can hardly be outdone for romantic...