In my last post we were about to breakdown our perfect hero into sections. But before we do that, we need to welcome our five heroes into the room. They’ve graciously allowed us to perform a little experimentation.
Let’s start with our hero’s personality. His personality must shine. AJ, Lisa, Arial, and Sarah like their hero with a good sense of humour, patient, committed, and good natured. While Amie likes a hero who doesn’t take himself too seriously. Amie wants her hero to let her show him how it’s really done. Amie, you naughty little girl! Continue reading →
In my experience, rules were made to be broken – I am a writer, after all. My exception to the “he needs to smile” rule is David Gandy. David doesn’t need to smile. In fact, he can just show up. Free passes all around for David.
I’m wondering about the texture of his lips in this photo. Look soft, don’t you think? Hmmm…makes a girl wonder…
And David can go ahead and scowl all he wants. I’m not sayin a damn word.
For those of you that read Jezebel’s Wish, this is Matty. For those of you that haven’t, this is Matty. Here’s the buy link: http://tinyurl.com/3b89ogb Just a little sumpthin-sumpthin for ya. You can thank me later. Continue reading →
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Let’s go over what we’re learned—names are important, conversation, eyeing each other, and the building of trust. You’ve got all that, right? Then let’s talk about the good stuff. That’s right—7 through 12.
7. Mouth to mouth
8. Hand to Head
9. Hand to Body
10. Mouth to Bosom
11. Hand to Erogenous Zones.
7, 9, 10, 11, and 12 are all expected—it’s Sex Ed 101. What surprises me is 8—head to hand. Continue reading →
Welcome to Part 6 of Sarah Grimm’s guest blog on the Summer Scorcher Blog Tour – Week 2. If this is your first stop, you’ll want to start at Part 1 (Sarah’s blog) and continue to Amie, Lisa, AJ, then Darlene before returning here:
OMG I'm so jazzed at how my Romance Trading Cards turned out! WOOT!!! To see a close-up, just click on the images.
For those of you who are not familiar with Romance Trading Cards…they are the latest craze in the Romance Novel industry. Readers are going nuts for them!! They're trading cards just like any other – people collect them, trade them, get them autographed and everything. For more information, I encourage you to visit the Romance Trading Card web site. Continue reading →
WOOT!! My debut novel is finally published! (Dancin' like the Jabbawockeez!) As of June 1, 2011, MIDNIGHT CONQUEST is available for purchase. I'm happy to say that with little advertising–FB is about it, so far–I've had nine strangers buy my novel! It's a great feeling!
This month, in honor of my debut, I'm giving away the following prizes:
Grand prize – One lucky winner will receive a signed trade paperback copy of my novel and a choice of one item from my Zazzle Store (paperback should be available in a few weeks, so prize will be delayed)
Three lucky winners will receive an autographed eBook version (yes, I said autographed) of my novel.
Winners will be chosen via Random.org (results 1-4). Once winners are picked, I will contact you directly and ask what you'd like to have written in your autographed copy. Please note, they must be addressed to a specific person, so be sure to let me know what name to include once I contact you.
Writer's block…first there is the debate on whether or not it exists. Debate ended: It does. If it didn't, it wouldn't be the dreaded disease that plagues every writer on the planet. Those who have experienced it knows it prevents your creativity from flowing and brings your writing to a grinding halt. It's not being lazy, it's just misunderstanding what it really is. As writers, we all experience it at one time or another and we all know it's the downside of being an author…or is it? Believe it or not, I believe I have found the cure for Writer's Block! Continue reading →
Taking a break from the horrible situation happening in Egypt and from my Twitter and Facebook pages, I'm happy to say that my major revisions for ETERNAL CONQUEST are finished! These were the revisions I needed to make AFTER I was offered the contract from The Wild Rose Press in their Black Rose line. I met my deadline and had the changes into my editor before the end of December 2010. However, my editor had an unfortunate accident with her computer, and though she thankfully recovered, she is a little behind schedule. Which means she won't be able to get to ETERNAL CONQUEST until the end of this month. That's okay! I have lots of other books to write! Continue reading →
Again, another long bout of time has passed since I participated in my favorite online writing exercise. I've been occupied getting certified in Hypnotherapy (Need to lose weight or quit smoking? I'm yer gal and we CAN do it over the phone!) and with those skills, I've developed a number of classes called Writing Workshops in Wonderland. Believe it or not, I believe I have found the cure for writer's block and I also do phone consultations to teach you the methods ($25).
[Fiction] Friday Challenge #189 for Jan 7th, 2011Your character wakes in a circus tent. They are wearing baggy pink pants and a polka-dot frilled shirt. A midget in a strong man outfit is shaking them awake asking if they are all right.Now keep writing.