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Explore the emotional pitfalls and physical pleasures when respectable women find themselves in the role of a naked Venus.

“An absorbing Regency trilogy, each story marvelously different and inventive and…

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Deck The Hall: Five Tips To Help Novelists Set The Scene

We all know what to deck the hall with. That’s right, boughs of holly. Sure, we all know it because the song has an upbeat melody and lots of fun fa-la-las. But it’s also memorable because it sets the Yuletide scene so deftly. Along with all the fresh and fragrant… read more

Best Gifts for Writers: Five Suggestions

Best Gifts for Writers lists abound these days, and I’ve read a bunch of them now. It may well be that some writers want a literary tee-shirt. I do know that some writers have a writing tee, but I don’t know whether they take inspiration from one with a famous… read more

Writing Inspiration: Where Do You Find It?

My short answer to the question: “Where do you find writing inspiration?” is: Everywhere. In other words I don’t think of writing inspiration in terms beautiful sunsets or waves lapping the shore. However, since the evening sky and the beach are included in “Everywhere” then, sure, they count as places… read more

Julie Tetel Andresen has written about language and love for more than 20 years. A professor of linguistics at Duke University, Julie has also written more than twenty romance novels and novellas. read more