Posts tagged with: contemporary romance
By Shelley Munro On Jun 19 2013, 8:00 am
Hundreds of years ago men went out hunting in order to feed their families. It was a dangerous business. The women were gatherers, collecting berries and edible plants to round out their diets.
Fast forward to modern times.
These days we do our hunting and gathering at the supermarket. While we don’t have to worry about our prey turning on us or coming across violence while collecting our greens, modern living brings a different set of problems.
Ask most people, and they’ll say they hate shopping for groceries. It’s a chore. Trying to juggle children plus a shopping trolley can be murder. Tantrums. Kids running amok with child-size trolleys. *shudder* And the supermarket keeps shifting items. Sometimes trying to find your canned goods is like scaling a mountain. Read more…
By Rhian.Cahill On Jun 8 2013, 9:00 am
I was talking with author Lexxie Couper and our editor (the super lovely Heidi Moore) the other day and the conversation turned to ‘the next big thing’ and whether any of us could predict what it might be. A while ago we had the paranormal thing (you couldn’t turn around without bumping into a vampire) [...]
By Denise Tompkins On Apr 25 2013, 9:00 am
If we end up sitting next to each other at a restaurant, chances are I’m going to turn you into a dragon. Not *actually* a dragon, but in theory? You just got scaled, baby. See, I’m a dangerous combination of romance addict and romance author with a wild imagination. One of my favorite things is [...]
By Shelley Munro On Jan 28 2013, 5:34 pm
“Hello, darling.” “Stop right there, sweetheart.” “Lookin’ good, babe!” “Sugar-pie, honey bunch, you know that I love you.” “Aw, snookums.” Endearments and pet names have always been part of our vocabularies. They appear in movies, on television, we see them in books and magazines and hear them in our daily conversations. Some endearments are cute [...]
By Lynn.Michaels On Nov 29 2012, 3:04 pm
In fiction there are two types of conflict, external and internal. External conflict is the plot of the story, the mystery or problem the characters must solve by the end of the book. Internal conflict is a character’s inner struggle, his or her doubts and challenges. In a romance novel, there should be internal conflict, [...]
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