Tag: masquerade crew

My Top 10 Princess Bride Quotes

Guest Post Re-Post: Originally posted 6/23/2014 on Boom Baby Reviews as a guest post – part of my Black Orchid blog tour organized by Masquerade Crew. *** The Princess Bride is one of my favorite movies of all time – second only to Star Wars IV. In Black Orchid I had a lot of fun incorporating quotes from the movie as a way to show that Nate’s … Read More My Top 10 Princess Bride Quotes

Sarai’s Fortune – Masquerade Tours Blog Tour & Giveaway

June 8th – 19th Sarai’s Fortune will be visiting romance blogs across the internet via my fav folks at Masquerade Tours. Look for me to post links to each of the 20 stops as they’re available. Twitter hastag is #SaraiTour My Giveaway: $50 Amazon Gift Card & Autographed Copy of Sarai’s Fortune Tour Schedule June 8 BB’s Book Reviews (Review) Life’s Unfiltered Ramblings (Guest Post) Hope. Dreams. Life… Love (“Pick … Read More Sarai’s Fortune – Masquerade Tours Blog Tour & Giveaway

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 and catch the eye. But it also needs to … Read More Book Covers: Do People Sell Better?

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. My theory is entirely based on my own personal … Read More Insta-Love: Love It or Hate It?

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 universe or the powers-that-be have given some kind of … Read More The Appeal of Fated or Destined Love

Oh the Drama!: The Incorporation of Serious Issues in Contemporary Romance

Guest Post Re-Post: Originally posted 6/28/2014 on 3 Partners in Shopping as a guest post – part of my Black Orchid blog tour organized by Masquerade Crew. *** I am, primarily a writer of paranormal romance. However, I both read and write contemporary romance as well. A trend I have noticed just in the last five to ten years or so is that of the need for serious … Read More Oh the Drama!: The Incorporation of Serious Issues in Contemporary Romance

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 was a broke student, I would save my money … Read More My Top 10 Desserts

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) – one of the trends that I’ve found particularly interesting is the evolution of sex in romance. When I first started reading romance at the … Read More The Evolution of Sex in Romance

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 post there. *** I think if you ask any … Read More Key Elements of Paranormal Romance

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’s bad habits, the bad habits I’m trying to train … Read More My Top 10 Bad Habits (or Bottom 10)