Book Covers: Do People Sell Better?

Guest Post Re-Post:¬†Originally posted as a guest post - part of my Black Orchid blog tour organized by¬†Masquerade Crew. *** We all know book covers are the first way readers are drawn to a book they buy - especially from an author they haven't read. A book cover needs to stand out among the multitudes... Continue Reading →

Insta-Love: Love It or Hate It?

Guest Post Re-Post:¬†Originally posted 6/30/2014¬†as a guest post on Coffee Talk Writers - part of my Black Orchid blog tour organized by¬†Masquerade Crew. *** I have a theory about who loves and who hates insta-love. I have been reading romance novels of various sub-genres (contemporary, paranormal, teen, etc.) since I was about twelve years old.... Continue Reading →

The Appeal of Fated or Destined Love

Guest Post Re-Post:¬†Originally posted 6/29/2014¬†on Bitches Be Writin'¬†as a guest post - part of my Black Orchid blog tour organized by¬†Masquerade Crew. *** One of my personal favorite paranormal romance devices is that of the destined or fated lovers. In the Svatura series, I call them te'sorthene. By this I mean that fate or the... Continue Reading →

My Top 10 Desserts

Guest Post Re-Post:¬†Originally posted 6/27/2014¬†on Lilly Mac's Blog¬†as a guest post - part of my Black Orchid blog tour organized by¬†Masquerade Crew. *** Is it possible that you know me personally? Because you could not have asked this question to anyone who would struggle more to answer. I am a dessert-aholic. In college, when I... Continue Reading →

The Evolution of Sex in Romance

Guest Post Re-Post:¬†Originally posted 6/25/2014¬†on Getting Personal¬†as a guest post - part of my Black Orchid blog tour organized by¬†Masquerade Crew. *** As a reader of romance for the last 25 years (I started young, what can I say) ‚Äď one of the trends that I‚Äôve found particularly interesting is the evolution of sex in... Continue Reading →

Key Elements of Paranormal Romance

Guest Post Re-Post:¬†Originally posted 6/24/2014¬†on Cabin Goddess¬†as a guest post - part of my Black Orchid blog tour organized by¬†Masquerade Crew. This topic was requested and I really enjoyed thinking about and writing this post. Kriss had some awesome graphics to add to her post. I highly recommend you click that link and read the... Continue Reading →

My Top 10 Bad Habits (or Bottom 10)

Guest Post Re-Post:¬†Originally posted 6/23/2014¬†on¬†Indie Author How To¬†as a guest post - part of my Black Orchid blog tour organized by¬†Masquerade Crew. *** I had a lot of fun with this top 10 list. There were so many ways I could take it. My personal bad habits, my writing habits, my pet peeves for other‚Äôs... Continue Reading →

Having Fun With Dialogue

Guest Post Re-Post:¬†Originally posted 3/31/2014 on Cherry Mischievous¬†as a guest post. Part of my Andromeda's Fall blog tour organized by¬†Masquerade Crew. ***** I love dialogue. As a reader, I love to see the interaction between characters - especially enjoy a good witty exchange. As a writer, I think it‚Äôs one of my favorite portions of... Continue Reading →

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