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Mood Boosting: Read a Romance

April 17, 2020 11:45 pm Published by 3 Comments

In January, 2015 the Wall Street Journal ran a front page article on the rise of professional cuddlers. These people might charge $1/minute to spoon. No skin-to-skin contact occurs. The cuddlers and their clients keep their clothes on. Their customers say that cuddling lessens anxiety and increases a sense of... read more

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Love Triangles: Three Writing Tips

November 29, 2019 6:00 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

You remember the catch phrase of Pythagoras, don’t you? You know, the 6th century BC Greek philosopher? Of course you remember. He’s known for saying, “Every triangle is a love triangle when you love triangles.” No, wait. This bit of wisdom comes by way of comedian James Acaster in his... read more

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Heather Graham – Write What You Know

September 17, 2019 6:56 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Heather Graham is a highly successful New York Times bestselling author of over 200 novels and novellas. Her work crosses many genres: romance, thriller, mystery, horror, paranormal. She lives in Miami and was the guest speaker at the Florida Romance Writers monthly meeting this past Saturday. She spoke from a... read more

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Hotness: It’s Currently a Thing

September 10, 2019 6:50 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Hotness. It’s currently a thing in romance novels. Has been for a while. So what I’m saying here isn’t new. It’s rather that the story I’m reading at the moment has prompted some thinking. Hotness: No Escalation I’m talking about stories that start: Boom. First page. Sometimes the first paragraph.... read more