February 5th, 2014

What’s Love Got to Do with It? – Part 1

Let me count the ways . . .

by Fae Rowen

Falling in love is like a roller coaster ride. Filled with anticipation and a little scary to think about, exciting turns and dips precede the grateful sigh when the car stops and you can unbuckle the restraint. Trouble is, there is no safety harness […]

September 2nd, 2013

Getting Your Characters to Spark

Before we get to the awesome Shannon Donnelly, I wanted to be sure you all saw the winner of Tiffany Lawson Inman’s critique: Angela Quarles!

By Shannon Donnelly

I just finished reading a story that had a major problem—no sparkage between the hero and heroine. Even worse, there was plenty of sparkage […]

September 12th, 2011

The Writing Life

Hi all – Charlotte Carter here!

A writer’s life can be an interesting one. Not only can I go to work in my robe and slippers if I’m so inclined, odd things can happen.

Some years ago one of my Harlequin books was translated into Portugese and sold in Brazil. To my delight, I received […]

June 10th, 2011

Sensual Word Menu

By Sharla Rae

When I was supposed be writing my blog for today I was catching up on new favorite TV series, Game of Thrones. I thoroughly enjoyed the chopping off of heads, sex, creepy zombies of the North, sex, war, slaughtering of animal, and did I mention steamy sex?

There’s just one problem. Afterward, […]