Lauren Dane


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Since you’re following this blog, you probably already read romances, so how about sharing your favorite romance, new or old, or favorite romance author, with the rest of us? For me? I know I’m going to forget a lot of my favorite authors, and favorite books, but here’s a starter […]

Did you know it’s “Read a Romance” Month?


I’m ba-ack. Wow, that week went fast. But did it ever give me the break I need. I walked on the sandy beach, and sat on the porch and listened to the wind in the trees while herons and terns flew overhead.  I got a bit of a sunburn on […]

That went fast


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Before the actual conference starts, the RWA holds an autographing session for its published authors that is open to the public. (There are plenty of other book signings set up by the publishers later in the week but they are only open to registered conference attendees.) This year there were […]

More on RWA11–part 2: Lit Signing & Evil Elevators



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My reading habits have changed over the years: this year was definitely the year of the contemporary. Since it’s that time of year for reflection, I’ve looked back at some of my favorite books I’ve read. Thanks to suggestions on Twitter (I love being exposed to new-to-me authors through the […]

Favorite Reads of 2010


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I finally got my erotic novella-that’s-no-longer-a-novella-but-now-is-category-length off to some of my critique partners the other day. It’s come back from a couple of them. As I was skimming through the comments, one of them noted that they didn’t understand a word I’d used – that they’d had to look it […]

Palavering about edits


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Are you a Maya Banks fan? If you are, here’s a heads-up – bookdepository.com has her latest — Sweet Seduction — on for 50% off. So instead of having to pay $15 for it, you get it for $7.49. Remember, the Book Depository doesn’t charge for shipping to most places […]

Friday Book Roundup



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Today’s author Shelley Munro is close to the antipodes from Canada. Which is ironic considering the Antipodes Islands are part of New Zealand, Shelley’s home. Normally I do an intro for my guests, but Shelley does such a fabulous job of introducing herself, I’ll let you sit back and read… […]

Shelley Munro: Small Town Girl


Hmm, I did a double post yesterday. I’ve been so distracted lately, I hadn’t even realized it until now. Ah, well, that leaves me today to announce my participation in Snippet Saturdays which starts tomorrow. Each Saturday a group of authors such as Lauren Dane, Jaci Burton, Anya Bast, TJ […]

A new feature tomorrow!


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Wow. Yesterday was … just … wow. For those of you who don’t Twitter, or for those who somehow haven’t heard about the #amazonfail debacle … For those of you who did follow it, you’re probably tired reading about it anymore, but I do want to set the record straight […]

Amazon Rank creates an #Amazonfail