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Apr 18
2017

Romance Book Club Podcast!

As many of you know, the lovely Sarah Wendell from Smart Bitches Trashy Books interviewed me about the romance book club for her podcast. The interview was incredibly fun and the podcast turned out rather well, if I may brag. For my blog readers, I have a story that I didn't think to tell Sarah, but which you may enjoy. A couple years after publishing my first book (and so probably four years after the book club started), I was talking with one of the book club members about what we should...

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On Writing

I’m working on a novel that’s a stretch for the me. The storyline is different, the subject will be controversial, and I’m experimenting with point of view. Plodding along and haunted by my own fears of failure, I decided to listen to On Writing by Stephen King, which anyone who’s read it has said is the best craft book out there. Hell, I figured, even if I don’t learn anything, I need the inspiration. I’m listening to it on audio. King is a great narrator of his own work. His gra...

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On the edge

On July 30th, Katharine Ashe, Jessica Scott, Virginia Kantra and I did a reading and a talk at our local indie bookstore, the Regulator. Before reading a small piece from our books, we each talked about why we write romance. You can read my dear friend Dabney Grinnan's summary of the entire night over at All About Romance, but I wanted to expand on what I said about being in romance for the heroines, especially in light of the write-up about the event in the Independent, Durham's local progre...

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