Monthly Archive: September 2011

Alpha Males Gone Wild


I truly believe that in order to be a good writer of romance you also have to be a reader of romance.  It doesn’t necessarily mean that one copies the styles of other writers, but by reading a lot of romance novels, you, as a writer, are training yourself to see themes, tropes and other …

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Building Characters

I suppose being an author and probably living with an author is an acquired taste, because some of us can be pretty eccentric.  Some us hear voices in our heads, urging us to “tell my story, tell my story”, others of our ilk wander around with ink stained fingers and index cards jammed in our …

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