Writing Articles

Romance Novel Myths: Top Five

October 7, 2016 9:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

I originally published this blog about romance novel myths on my Goodreads page. Romance Novel Myths #1: Romance novels are stupid. Upfront: yes, some romance novels are stupid. So are some mystery novels, science fiction novels, slice-of-life novels, TV shows, magazine articles, op-ed pieces, political speeches – the list here is... read more

Fictional London – a travel/writing blog

September 16, 2016 9:00 am Published by 1 Comment

Note: My blogs Visiting London, London Architecture, and Factual London are about factual London. This one is about fictional London. The present blog is about fictional London, that is, the London that figures as the setting for my two latest stories, The Alpha’s Edge and Buy Me Love. I thought... read more

Five Questions with Lori Ann Bailey

September 13, 2016 9:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

I’m having so much fun connecting with all the smart authors and bloggers I’ve met online. This is the latest entry in my series of conversations with other romance authors, who join us to share about their creative process, their habits, their inspiration, and more. Our guest today is Lori Ann... read more

Do Romance Novelists Make Money?

August 19, 2016 9:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

When discussing whether or not a romance novelist is successful, many people focus on how much money for romance novels sales the author makes. However, is that really the only piece that determines whether or not a romance author, or any author is successful.

Short Stories: Idea Size Matters

April 13, 2016 9:00 am Published by 1 Comment

Last week I was on the phone with an editor discussing one of my short stories The Alpha’s Edge. She told me that when she hears a novelist say, “I want to write short stories” – mostly for the purpose of getting more material out into the marketplace quickly – she... read more